ABSTRACT

Head Start: Action Needed to Enhance Program Oversight and Mitigate Significant Fraud and Improper Payment Risks, Report to the Republican Leader, Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives   [open pdf - 2MB]

From the GAO [Government Accountability Office] Highlights: "This report discusses (1) what vulnerabilities GAO's covert tests identified in selected Head Start grantees' controls for program eligibility screening; (2) the extent to which OHS [Office of Head Start] provides timely monitoring of grantees; and (3) what control vulnerabilities exist in OHS's methods for ensuring grantees provide services for all children and pregnant women they are funded to serve. GAO conducted 15 nongeneralizable covert tests at Head Start centers in metropolitan areas."

Report Number:
GAO-19-519
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Date:
2019-09
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Government Accountability Office: http://www.gao.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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