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Faith-Based Scrutiny

By Andrew Trotter — July 25, 2006 1 min read
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A report by the General Accountability Office on the Bush administration’s Faith-Based and Community Initiative recommends better monitoring of faith-based organizations that receive federal grants to deliver social services. The GAO reviewed the initiative-related centers in five federal agencies, including the Department of Education, which funds programs to mentor children under the initiative through its Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities National Programs.

A version of this article appeared in the July 26, 2006 edition of Education Week

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