Report 2013-045 Recommendation 21 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 #21 To: Private Postsecondary Education, Bureau for

To improve the quality of its inspections and related enforcement actions, the bureau should provide additional guidance to the inspectors on the distinction between minor and material violations and the related actions inspectors should take in response to identifying these violations.

1-Year Agency Response

Procedure #2013-0070 Compliance Inspections (Attachment #12) includes guidance on the distinction between material and minor violations. Further, training on distinguishing between minor and material violations is included in the Compliance Inspection Training Procedures (Attachment #15).

  • Completion Date: March 2015
  • Response Date: March 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented


6-Month Agency Response

Training and written guidance is under development. This is the responsibility of the Bureau Chief.

  • Estimated Completion Date: March 2015
  • Response Date: September 2014

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


60-Day Agency Response

Training and written guidance is under development. This is the responsibility of the Bureau Chief.

  • Estimated Completion Date: October 2014
  • Response Date: May 2014

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


All Recommendations in 2013-045

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.


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