oversight

FY 2020 Annual Report (Statutory)

Published by the Department of Education, Office of Inspector General on 2020-10-21.

Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)

The U.S. Department of Education
Office of Inspector General
To help presidential candidates navigate the transition process, the U.S. Department of
Education (ED) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has compiled the following information on our
responsibilities, current initiatives, and most recent accomplishments. For more information, please
contact the OIG Public Affairs Office at (202) 245-7023, or email OIGPublicAffairs2@ed.gov.


Inspector General Authorities and Responsibilities
  • Fact sheet on statutory authorities and responsibilities of the OIG
  • Information on the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE)
  • Report produced by CIGIE on the history of the Inspectors General and our authorities
    and responsibilities

ED OIG Information
  • Fact sheet on OIG’s operations
  • OIG organizational chart
  • OIG leadership team bios

Annual Plan
This plan presents the major initiatives that the OIG intends to undertake this fiscal year.
  • FYs 2021–2022 Annual Plan


Management Challenges
Each year, the Inspectors General are required to issue a report on the most serious
management challenges facing their agencies.
  • FY 2020 Management Challenges report
  • FY 2021 Management Challenges report coming soon

Semiannual Reports to Congress
Every 6 months, the Inspectors General are required to issue a report to Congress
summarizing their activities and accomplishments for that time period.
  • Semiannual Report to Congress, No. 80 (October 1, 2019, through March 31, 2020)
  • Semiannual Report to Congress, No. 81, coming soon

OIG Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security
(CARES Act) Efforts
  • Information on OIG’s efforts involving the CARES Act, including its membership on the
    Pandemic Response Accountability Committee

OIG Reports, Press Releases, and Other Publications
  • Recently issued OIG audit reports, reviews, and press releases on OIG investigative
    cases