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Published by Jossey-Bass Publishers in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English


  • Legislative oversight -- United States -- States -- Evaluation,
  • Administrative agencies -- United States -- States -- Evaluation

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Edition Notes

StatementR. Kirk Jonas, editor.
SeriesNew directions for evaluation -- no. 81.
ContributionsJonas, Richard Kirk, 1949-, American Evaluation Association.
The Physical Object
Pagination110 p. :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17591629M
ISBN 100787949019

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Here you will find reports on program evaluations performed by the South Dakota Legislative Research Council’s Division of Fiscal and Program Analysis at the direction of the Executive Board of the State Legislature. The program evaluation process began in with the first reports issued in November National Legislative Program Evaluation Society: Training Resources. Related Web Pages. Training Products Matrix; NLPES Calender and Announcements; Quantitative Methods. Hard numbers can provide compelling evidence. This PowerPoint provides an overview of four quantitative methods: central tendency, regression, survival analysis, and path analysis. The Program Evaluation Division typically completes five to seven evaluations each year on topics approved by the Legislative Audit Commission. While the Legislative Audit Commission selects evaluation topics, evaluations are conducted independently by OLA’s professional staff, and the resulting reports are solely the responsibility of OLA. Government Evaluation Act. The Process for Periodic Legislative Evaluation of State Agencies and Programs. The Government Evaluation Act, enacted in , establishes a system for periodic review of the executive branch agencies and independent agencies of state government to evaluate their efficacy and performance.

, the General Assembly created the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee to oversee formal evaluation of state agency programs by Program Evaluation Divisionthe partisan staff unit of the —a central, non-Legislative Services Commission. The Division functions in partnership with the other Legislative Services Divisions. The Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee, in consultation with the Division Director, determines evaluation topics and establishes the work plan of the Division. Evaluations examine what programs are really doing, at what cost, and to what effect, if any. The Division recommends policy options for consideration by the.   The National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) hosts the only national training event designed exclusively for state legislative staff who work in program evaluation and performance auditing. NLPES will hold its Professional Development Seminar in Park City, Utah, Sept.   The JLPEOC reviewed a report published on Aug. 10 by the legislature’s Program Evaluation Division that overall found that the NCDOT and the Council of Internal Auditing had not complied with the Internal Audit Act. Highlights of the findings state that, “Despite its internal audit unit being the second largest among state agencies, the.

  This site is part of the Audit Report Library of the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES). It includes audit reports on agriculture, rural development, rural communities, food safety, farming and other related issues. The mission of the Program Evaluation Division is to evaluate whether public services are delivered in an effective and efficient manner and in accordance with the law. The Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee oversees formal evaluation of state agency programs by the Program Evaluation Division. The Program Evaluation Division conducts evaluations to determine the degree to which activities and programs funded by the state are accomplishing their goals and utilizing resources efficiently. Each year the division completes evaluations requested by the Legislature. LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM EVALUATION IN THE STATES FOUR CASE STUDIES on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.