A More Comprehensive Risk Management Strategy and Data Improvements Could Further Strengthen Program Oversight

This report is a follow up to the 2005 report regarding Administration for Children and Families (ACF) oversight and monitoring of Head Start grantees. Grantees will find this report useful in determining if progress was made and what additional work is needed to strengthen their performance. Policymakers have raised new concerns about the scope of changes made by ACF and whether the changes are improving the performance of Head Start grantees.

Five Steps to Risk Assessment

Risk management is a form of internal control that helps manage an organization and employees with a healthy approach. Grantees will find this promising practice useful when safeguarding the assets of their organization. It focuses on the risks and vulnerabilities in a workplace.