Archived Information -- Fiscal Year 1997 Annual Accountability Report

Department of Educations's s eal 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.


Sincerely,


Donald Rappaport





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