Office of the Legislative Auditor - Financial Audit Division
Report Summary Department of Education
Federal Compliance Audit
Financial Audit Division Report 11-12
Released April 29, 2011
The Department of Education generally complied with and had controls to ensure compliance with provisions of laws, regulations, contracts, and grants applicable to the federal programs we audited for fiscal year 2010. However, the department had several weaknesses as noted in the three findings presented in this report. The department resolved two of four fiscal year 2009 findings.
Prior Finding Partially Resolved: The Department of Education did not identify, analyze, and document its internal controls over compliance with federal single audit requirements.
Prior Finding Not Resolved: The Department of Education did not comply with federal subrecipient monitoring and notification requirements for federal programs.
The Department of Education did not always retain sufficient supporting documentation for reporting two federal programs.
Programs material to the State of Minnesota’s federal program compliance for fiscal year 2010: