Report 2013-045 Recommendation 30 Responses

Report 2013-045: Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education: It Has Consistently Failed to Meet Its Responsibility to Protect the Public's Interests (Release Date: March 2014)

Recommendation #30 To: Private Postsecondary Education, Bureau for

To ensure that institutions provide prospective students with accurate data in their fact sheets and annual reports, the bureau should immediately improve its outreach and education efforts to institutions to ensure that the institutions comply with all applicable disclosure requirements.

6-Month Agency Response

The Bureau has conducted several workshops since July 2014 with institutions to assist them in completing their applications. Workshops were held on 7/22, 8/5, 8/9 and 9/16. Three workshops were held in northern California and one in southern. The future plan is to hold them once a month and alternate northern and southern locations. (See Attachments #30 and 30.1)

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented

60-Day Agency Response

The Bureau is creating workshops for institutions that address how to comply with the Act and Regulations. This is the responsibility of the Bureau Chief.

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending

All Recommendations in 2013-045

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.