Report 2013-045 Recommendation 14 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 #14 To: Private Postsecondary Education, Bureau for

To comply with state law and to ensure that it effectively manages
its inspections of institutions, the bureau should evaluate periodically the reasonableness of the time frame it established for completing announced inspections.

1-Year Agency Response

The Bureau is including procedure #2015-0009 for Compliance Inspection File Review as Attachment #14 which requires a periodic evaluation of the time frame required for announced compliance inspections. The Bureau is also including an updated copy of the Compliance Inspection Workbook (Attachment #13) which has been updated to include space for the analyst to include the amount of time it takes to complete each step of the process.

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

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


6-Month Agency Response

The new process will be evaluated in conjunction with the process improvement/workload analysis currently underway to assess the reasonableness of the timeframes. Any further changes in the process will also be reviewed for effectiveness and reasonableness. 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

The new process will be evaluated in conjunction with the process improvement/workload analysis currently underway to assess the reasonableness of the timeframes. Any further changes in the process will also be reviewed for effectiveness and reasonableness. 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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