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Melissa Emrey-Arras – US Government Accountability Office, 2024
Many of the Bureau of Indian Education's (BIE) 183 schools are located in remote tribal lands that faced extraordinary challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to experience ongoing effects. Congress appropriated about $1.5 billion to help BIE and its schools respond to the pandemic. The US Government Accountability Office (GAO)…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Educational Finance, Expenditures, Accountability
Melissa Emrey-Arras – US Government Accountability Office, 2024
Veterans who received technical training in the military may be well suited to pursue degrees in STEM. The Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship provides up to $30,000 to assist veterans with continuing qualifying STEM programs after they exhaust their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017…
Descriptors: Veterans, Veterans Education, Military Training, STEM Education
Jacqueline M. Nowicki – US Government Accountability Office, 2024
In 2021-2022, Head Start served nearly 790,000 young children, primarily from low-income families. However, the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) estimates that far more children are eligible than can be served due to limited resources, heightening the importance of targeting services effectively. House Report 117-96 includes a…
Descriptors: Poverty, Enrollment Trends, Low Income Students, Social Services
Melissa Emrey-Arras – US Government Accountability Office, 2024
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) play a prominent role in the nation's higher education system. For example, 574 HSIs enrolled over 2 million Hispanic students in the 2021-2022 school year, representing 60 percent of all Hispanic students in college. Like most colleges, HSIs must continue to invest in their facilities and digital…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Minority Serving Institutions, Higher Education, Educational Needs
Emrey-Arras, Melissa – US Government Accountability Office, 2023
In today's interconnected world, many career fields--such as diplomacy, national security, and business--need individuals with knowledge about world languages and cultures. To address these areas of needed expertise--both at the federal level as well as in the education, business, and nonprofit sectors--the Higher Education Act of 1965, as…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Employment Potential, Grants
Nowicki, Jacqueline M. – US Government Accountability Office, 2022
House Report 116-450 includes a provision for the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report on Charter Schools Program (CSP) grants, with a particular focus on charter schools that eventually closed or never opened. This report examines the extent to which CSP-recipient schools stayed open or closed compared to non-recipient charter…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Charter Schools, Federal Aid, Educational Finance
Emrey-Arras, Melissa – US Government Accountability Office, 2022
About half of the more than $1 trillion in outstanding federal student Direct Loans are being repaid by borrowers using IDR plans. Some borrowers in IDR plans are now potentially eligible for forgiveness of their remaining loan balances after 20 or 25 years of payments. GAO was asked to review IDR forgiveness. This report examines: (1) how many…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Loan Repayment
Locke, Dawn – US Government Accountability Office, 2022
Career and technical education (CTE) programs offer students opportunities to explore potential careers while learning technical and employability skills. Education administers funds for these programs through the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V). For fiscal year 2021, Congress authorized about $1.3…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Strategies, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation
Nowicki, Jacqueline M. – US Government Accountability Office, 2022
Children in U.S. military families may transfer schools nine times, on average, before they graduate from high school. These moves may be especially challenging for children with disabilities and their families, as special education services provided under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act--the primary federal special education…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Public Schools, Students with Disabilities, Special Education
Nowicki, Jacqueline M. – US Government Accountability Office, 2022
Virtual charter schools--public charter schools that operate entirely or mostly online--largely depend on self-paced, asynchronous (accessed at any time) instruction and often rely on parents to act as instructors, according to the US Government Accountability Office's (GAO's) review of a nationally representative sample of virtual charter school…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Virtual Schools, Charter Schools, Academic Achievement
Nowicki, Jacqueline M. – US Government Accountability Office, 2021
Charter schools are public schools established under charters, typically with state or local entities. In return for more flexibility and autonomy, charter schools must meet specific accountability standards. This briefing from the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) describes: (1) the challenges charter schools face when attempting to…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Charter Schools, Educational Facilities, Accountability
Nowicki, Jacqueline M. – US Government Accountability Office, 2021
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) requires states to have statewide accountability systems to help provide all children significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable, and high-quality education, and to close educational achievement gaps. These systems must meet certain federal requirements, but states have some discretion in…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Improvement, State Programs, Resource Allocation
Emrey-Arras, Melissa – US Government Accountability Office, 2020
American Indian and Alaska Native students enrolled in public schools have performed consistently below other students on national assessments from 2005-2019. The Johnson-O'Malley (JOM) program provides academic and cultural supports, through contracts, to meet the specialized and unique educational needs of American Indian and Alaska Native…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, American Indian Education, Public Schools, Alaska Natives
Larin, Kathryn A. – US Government Accountability Office, 2019
Each year, millions of children age 5 and under receive publicly funded early care and education services. Federal appropriations for Head Start and the Child Care and Development Fund were $9.8 and $8.1 billion respectively in fiscal year 2018. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) was asked to identify and describe all state early care and…
Descriptors: Child Care, Preschool Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Finance
Emrey-Arras, Melissa – US Government Accountability Office, 2019
Student parents face many challenges, including paying for child care, that can make it difficult for them to complete a degree. The federal government supports student parents through Education's Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) program, which provides colleges funding for child care services, and federal student aid, which can…
Descriptors: Child Care, Parents, Student Financial Aid, Federal Aid
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