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GAO's Study of Overseas Department of Defense Dependents' Schools

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[Technical Report, Congressional Testimony]

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United States General Accounting Office

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In the committee report which accompanied the fiscal year 1989 National Defense Authorization Act, the House of Representatives directed GAO to study the strengths and weaknesses of the 269 schools DOD operates for military dependents overseas. During its study, GAO is developing information on the school systems quality of education, organizational structure, drug and alcohol abuse prevention programs, and teacher evaluation systems. GAO has obtained information on the concerns of parents about the responsiveness of the schools to their concerns.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Humanities and History
  • Administration and Management

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[A, Approved For Public Release]