|UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION|
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF FINANCIAL AND CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
THE CHIEF FINANCIAL AND CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
June 12, 1998
Mr. Steven A. McNamara
Assistant Deputy Inspector General
for Audit Services
U.S. Department of Education
Washington, DC 20202
Dear Mr. McNamara:
This is in response to your request for comments on your reports on Internal Controls and Compliance with Laws and Regulations'.
With regard to the issues raised in the reports, we are in general agreement. We are developing a comprehensive corrective action plan as we analyze the specific report recommendations to determine the best way to proceed toward achieving the desired results.
The Department is committed to continuing efforts to improve management over Departmental programs and to better serve program participants and taxpayers.