Child Care Fund - 431-1400-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

Bureau of Community Based Services – Division of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care - 391-0670-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

Bureau of Legal Services – Administrative Hearings Section - 231-0223-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, Trauma and Preparedness - 391-0268-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

Michigan Justice Training Fund - 551-0101-19

Audit Objectives

  1. To express an opinion on whether the entity’s financial statements are fairly presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

  2. To issue a report on internal control over financial reporting and on compliance and other matters in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.

Office of Land Survey and Remonumentation - 641-0991-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

Liquor Purchase Revolving Fund - 641-0161-19

Audit Objectives

  1. To express an opinion on whether the entity’s financial statements are fairly presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

  2. To issue a report on internal control over financial reporting and on compliance and other matters in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.

Air Quality Division, Dry Cleaning Program - 761-0145-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

Michigan State Housing Development Authority’s Cash and Investment Balances - 186-0201-19

Audit Objectives

  1. To express an opinion on whether the entity’s financial statements are fairly presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

  2. To issue a report on internal control over financial reporting and on compliance and other matters in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.

Bureau of Finance and Administration - 591-0130-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

Traffic and Safety Section - 591-0162-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

Procurement - 071-0142-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

SQL Datatbase Controls - 071-0571-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

IT Equipment Surplus and Salvage - 071-0515-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

Proportion of Total State Spending from State Sources - 071-0031-19

Audit Objectives

  1. To express an opinion on whether the entity’s financial statements are fairly presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

  2. To issue a report on internal control over financial reporting and on compliance and other matters in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.

Revenue Subject to Constitutional Limitation - 071-0030-19

Audit Objectives

  1. To express an opinion on whether the entity’s financial statements are fairly presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

  2. To issue a report on internal control over financial reporting and on compliance and other matters in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.

Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital - 391-0220-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

SAP Tax Systems - 271-0595-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

Michigan State Employees’ Retirement System Schedules of Employer Pension and OPEB Allocations and Schedule of Collective Pension and OPEB Amounts - 071-0165-19

Audit Objectives

  1. To express an opinion on whether the entity’s financial statements are fairly presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

  2. To issue a report on internal control over financial reporting and on compliance and other matters in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.

Michigan Public School Employees’ Retirement System Schedules of Employer Pension and OPEB Allocations and Schedule of Collective Pension and OPEB Amounts - 071-0164-19

Audit Objectives

  1. To express an opinion on whether the entity’s financial statements are fairly presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

  2. To issue a report on internal control over financial reporting and on compliance and other matters in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.

Pension and OPEB Census Data Testing - 071-0163-19

Audit Objectives

  1. To express an opinion on whether the entity’s financial statements are fairly presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

  2. To issue a report on internal control over financial reporting and on compliance and other matters in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.

Employee Benefits Division’s Postemployment Life Insurance Benefit Information - 071-0168-19

Audit Objectives

  1. To express an opinion on whether the entity’s financial statements are fairly presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

  2. To issue a report on internal control over financial reporting and on compliance and other matters in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.

Statewide Single Audit - 000-0100-19

Audit Objectives

  1. To express an opinion on the State’s compliance with the types of compliance requirements described in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Compliance Supplement that could have a direct and material effect on the State’s major federal programs.

  2. To issue a report on internal control over compliance in accordance with the Uniform Guidance.

  3. To express an opinion on the schedule of expenditures of federal awards in relation to the basic financial statements as a whole.

Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

Bureau of Elections - 231-0235-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

Women’s Medical, Dental and Optical Services - 471-0301-19

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

Michigan Public Service Commission - 641-0170-13F

Description of Agency

The Michigan Public Service Commission, Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, is the State regulatory body charged with protecting the public by ensuring safe, reliable, accessible energy and telecommunications services at reasonable rates. The Commission regulates the rates and services of investor-owned natural gas and electric utilities, authorizes energy infrastructure proposals, implements State law governing competition and other aspects of the energy and telecommunications industries, and monitors the safety of inter- and intrastate natural gas pipelines. The Commission is a three-member body with commissioners appointed by the Governor for staggered, six-year terms.

The Michigan Department of State Police’s Regulatory and Credentialing Section utilizes the Intrastate Carrier Authority Registration System to process applications for new or expanded operating authority for intrastate for-hire motor carriers.

Timing

We estimate a release date in July 2019

Flint Emergency Expenditures - 000-2019-19

Description of Agency

On January 5, 2016, Governor Snyder declared a State of Emergency for Genesee County (referred to as the Flint declaration of emergency) due to the ongoing health and safety issues caused by elevated lead levels in the City of Flint’s drinking water. The Legislature enacted numerous appropriations to address this situation, both as supplemental appropriations to and transfers within the fiscal year 2016 budget and spending authorization provided in the fiscal year 2017 budget.

Public Act 3 of 2016 requires the Office of the Auditor General to audit the use of the funds appropriated for this emergency and report at a minimum of every six months until the funds are expended.

Audit Objectives

  1. To determine the appropriateness of State agencies’ expenditure of the Flint declaration of emergency appropriations as of June 30, 2019.

  2. To report State agencies’ expenditures of the Flint declaration of emergency appropriations.


Timing

We estimate a release date in July 2019

Bridge Inspections - 591-0169-18

Audit Objectives

  • The audit is currently in planning and the audit objectives are not yet finalized.

Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps - 071-0519-19

Description of Agency

The Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps (MiC3) is a program established by Public Act 132 of 2017 under which civilians may volunteer at the invitation of the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget (DTMB) to provide rapid response assistance to a municipal, educational, nonprofit, or business organization during a cybersecurity incident. The MiC3 program was originally created in 2013 and was administered by the Merit Network until 2016. Since 2016, the MiC3 program has been administered by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Division within DTMB. There are currently 98 MiC3 volunteers that come from government, academia, and business sectors. Program expenditures in fiscal year 2018 totaled approximately $500,000.

Audit Objectives

To assess the effectiveness of DTMB’s administration of the MiC3 program.

Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

Self Insurers’ Security Fund - 641-0101-19

Audit Objectives

  1. To express an opinion on whether the entity’s financial statements are fairly presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

  2. To issue a report on internal control over financial reporting and on compliance and other matters in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.

Timing

We estimate a release date in Early 2019

Flint Water Service Line Replacement Expenditures - 761-3017-19

Description of Agency

On January 5, 2016, Governor Rick Snyder declared a state of emergency for Genesee County (referred to as the Flint declaration of emergency) due to the ongoing health and safety issues caused by elevated lead levels in the City of Flint’s drinking water. On March 28, 2017, a U.S. district judge approved a settlement agreement that required the State to allocate $87 million and set aside an additional $10 million in reserves to pay for the replacement of residential lead and galvanized water service lines in the City of Flint. Public Act 340 of 2016 requires the Auditor General to conduct a preliminary audit of the City of Flint’s use of the initial $10 million of the $25 million appropriated for service line removal based on a signed grant agreement between the State and the City of Flint. The settlement agreement required the State to request the Auditor General to conduct annual financial and performance audits of the Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ’s) administration of the payments or reimbursements described in paragraph 23 of the agreement. This audit addresses both requirements and is our second report on the expenditures of these funds.

Audit Objectives

  1. To determine the appropriateness of DEQ’s administrative process to issue payments or reimbursements for the Flint water service line replacements.
  2. To determine the appropriateness of DEQ’s expenditure of the Flint water service line replacement appropriations as of March 31, 2019.
  3. To report DEQ’s expenditures of the Flint water service line replacement appropriations.

Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

Information Technology Fund and IT Billings - 071-0137-17

Description of Agency

The Information Technology Fund is an internal service fund which was created by administrative decision to provide telecommunication and information technology services for State agencies. User agencies are billed for the cost of such services based on rates established to cover actual costs.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the effectiveness of DTMB’s administration of the Information Technology (IT) Fund.

  2. To assess the effectiveness of DTMB’s efforts to ensure that billings to its customers reflect the appropriate costs of those services provided through the IT Fund.

Timing

We estimate a release date in Late 2019

Prisoner Security Classification and Recommended Programming - 471-0350-18

Description of Agency

Security Classification – The Department of Corrections (DOC) uses a prisoner security classification process to determine where a prisoner shall be housed. The classification process has been designed to ensure that each classification decision is made in a manner that is consistent, fair, and fiscally responsible, while recognizing that the primary responsibility and overall goal is to protect the public, employees, and prisoners. The security classification level is based on the confinement level (the level of physical restraint necessary to reduce escape risk) and the management level (the level of physical restraint necessary to maintain good institutional order to protect prisoners and staff from harm).

Recommended Programming – DOC assesses each prisoner’s risks, needs, and strengths in order to provide responsive treatment, programming, and opportunities throughout the prisoner’s sentence to provide the prisoner with the tools to make a successful transition back into the community upon release.

As of August 1, 2018, DOC operated 31 prisons housing approximately 39,700 prisoners. During the period October 1, 2015 through July 31, 2018, DOC completed 185,875 security assessments and created 131,321 program recommendations.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the sufficiency of DOC’s process for assigning security classifications.

  2. To assess the sufficiency of DOC’s efforts to ensure that prisoners receive recommended programming.


Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

State of Michigan Comprehensive Annual Financial Report - 071-0010-19

Audit Objectives

  1. To express an opinion on whether the entity’s financial statements are fairly presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

  2. To issue a report on internal control over financial reporting and on compliance and other matters in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.

Office of the Great Lakes - 751-0321-18

Description of Agency

The Office of the Great Lakes (OGL), Department of Natural Resources, leads efforts to protect and restore Michigan’s waters. OGL works with partners to support sustainable communities, restore degraded waters, manage water quality and quantity, and prevent aquatic invasive species. The U.S. and Canada entered into the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement in 1987 to restore 43 Areas of Concern (AOC), 14 of which are located in Michigan. The Coastal Management Program was established in 1978 and focuses on habitat, hazard management, water quality, public access, and community development. OGL oversees and monitors grants to coastal governments, nonprofit organizations, and universities. For fiscal years 2016 and 2017, OGL expended $5.5 million and $4.8 million, respectively.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the effectiveness of OGL’s efforts to manage Michigan’s AOC Program.

  2. To assess OGL’s compliance with requirements of the coastal management cooperative agreement.


Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

Office of Educator Excellence - 313-0140-18

Description of Agency

The Michigan Department of Education’s (MDE’s) Office of Educator Excellence (OEE) supports the educational achievement of Michigan youth, pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, by ensuring that all professional school personnel complete quality preparation and professional development programs which meet standards established by the Michigan Legislature and the State Board of Education. OEE is also responsible for the certification, endorsement, and permitting processes for teachers, administrators, counselors, and psychologists and for the implementation of Michigan’s educator evaluation program. There were approximately 107,000 teachers and 12,000 school administrators working in Michigan schools during the 2017-18 school year.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the sufficiency of OEE’s oversight of required district provided professional development and mentoring for teachers.

  2. To assess the sufficiency of OEE’s oversight of required evaluations for teachers and school administrators.

  3. To assess the effectiveness of OEE’s efforts to ensure that certificates, endorsements, and permits are only issued to educators who comply with State requirements.

  4. To assess the effectiveness of selected MDE user access controls over the Michigan Online Educator Certification System (MOECS).


Timing

We estimate a release date in Late 2019

MILogin - 071-0570-18

Description of Agency

MILogin is the State’s identity, credential, and access management solution. MILogin manages access to State of Michigan (SOM) Web-based applications and services by providing single sign-on (SSO), user authentication, and account/identity management services for internal (SOM workers) and external (third-party and citizen) users. MILogin provides centralized administration and synchronization of user identities to enable the granting and removal of user account access for State systems. MILogin allows employees to log in one time to access multiple State applications. In addition, MILogin provides citizens with the ability to self-manage their user accounts and passwords. MILogin is managed by the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget’s (DTMB’s) Center for Shared Solutions – Enterprise Data and Identity Management. As of March 2018, MILogin provided access to 188 application connections across 14 State agencies.


Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the effectiveness of controls over MILogin administration and end user account management.

  2. To assess the effectiveness of DTMB’s efforts to ensure that MILogin properly authorizes application access.

  3. To assess the effectiveness of DTMB’s controls to ensure the availability of MILogin.


Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

Adult Education Program - 186-0720-18

Description of Agency

The Adult Services Division (ASD), Department of Talent and Economic Development, administers the Adult Education Program. This Program provides an opportunity for adults to improve or achieve education levels equivalent to those of high school graduates. Instruction is tailored to meet the individual needs of adult students, and standardized tests identify existing skill levels, appropriate instruction, and academic gains due to instruction. The Program serves approximately 35,000 students each year. In fiscal year 2017, Michigan allocated $25 million from State appropriations and $11 million from federal grant money to over 130 providers of adult education.


Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the effectiveness of ASD’s efforts to monitor the Adult Education Program.

  2. To assess ASD’s compliance with certain rules and regulations.

  3. To assess the appropriateness of ASD’s funding to eligible fiscal agencies and providers.


Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

Child Welfare Caseloads - 431-2785-18

Description of Agency

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) administers the State’s child welfare programs and has established maximum caseloads for over 4,000 staff who perform critical tasks related to children’s protective services, foster care, adoption, and child welfare licensing. These staff are located in local county offices and private child placing agencies throughout the State. Ensuring that child welfare staff have manageable workloads is instrumental in promoting the delivery of quality services and improving outcomes for children and families.

Audit Objectives

To assess the sufficiency of MDHHS’s central office efforts to monitor selected child welfare staff caseloads.

Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

Administration of Medicaid Payments to Nursing Facilities for Long-Term Care - 391-0570-18

Description of Agency

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ (MDHHS’s) Long-Term Care Reimbursement Division administers the Medicaid cost reporting, rate setting, and reimbursement settlement processes for long-term care provided by nursing facilities. MDHHS coordinates the annual review of cost reports and sets the Medicaid long-term care reimbursement per diem rates for nursing facility providers. As of October 1, 2017, MDHHS provided long-term care payments to 369 nursing homes, 35 county medical care facilities, 20 inpatient hospitals with long-term care units, and 10 nursing homes with long-term care ventilator units. During fiscal years 2016 and 2017, MDHHS expended $1.7 billion annually for long-term care provided by nursing facilities.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the effectiveness of MDHHS’s efforts to administer the long-term care rate setting process.

  2. To assess the effectiveness of MDHHS’s efforts to administer the long-term care audit process.

  3. To assess the effectiveness of MDHHS’s efforts to administer the long-term care cost settlement process.

 

Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

Grand Rapids Home for Veterans - 511-0170-18

Description of Agency

The Grand Rapids Home for Veterans provides nursing care and domiciliary services to military veterans and widows, widowers, spouses, former spouses, and parents of State veterans. The mission of the Home is to provide compassionate, quality, interdisciplinary care for the members to achieve their highest potential of independence, self-worth, wellness, and dignity. As of February 28, 2018, the Home had 259 members receiving nursing care and 24 members residing in the domiciliary units. The Home expended $46.1 million for fiscal year 2017 ($22.8 million from State funding, $16.6 million from federal funding, and $6.7 million from member assessments and private donations).

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the sufficiency of the Home’s provision of member care services.

  2. To assess the effectiveness of the Home’s administration of pharmaceuticals.

  3. To assess the effectiveness of the Home’s management of complaints and incidents regarding member care.

  4. To assess the sufficiency of controls over selected business office operations.


Timing

We estimate a release date in June 2019

Aging and Adult Services Agency - 391-0645-18

Description of Agency

The Aging and Adult Services Agency (AASA) is Michigan’s designated State unit on aging, formed under the Older Michiganians Act of 1981. AASA operates under the authority of the federal Older Americans Act, which was signed into law in 1965 to meet the diverse needs of the growing number of older adults in the United States. AASA’s mission is to provide Statewide leadership, direction, and resources to support Michigan’s aging, adult services, and disability networks, with the aim of helping residents live with dignity and purpose. Michigan’s aging network is composed of a partnership between AASA, 16 regional area agencies on aging (AAAs), and more than 1,300 local service providers offering older and vulnerable adult and family caregiver services. AASA is responsible for addressing older adult issues; facilitating and funding programs and services for older adults; and supervising, monitoring, assessing, and evaluating the services provided by AAAs. For fiscal years 2016 and 2017, AASA expended $94.1 million and $93.9 million, respectively.


Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the effectiveness of AASA’s efforts to monitor agencies that provided select services to older adults in Michigan.
  2. To assess the effectiveness of AASA’s efforts in evaluating its performance.
  3. To assess the effectiveness of selected Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Technology, Management, and Budget security and access controls over the Aging Information System.

 

Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

Pension and OPEB Census Data Testing - 071-0163-18

Audit Objectives

  1. To express an opinion on whether the entity’s financial statements are fairly presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

  2. To issue a report on internal control over financial reporting and on compliance and other matters in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.

Cyber Schools - 313-0225-18

Description of Agency

A cyber school is a school of excellence, authorized under Section 380.552 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, that provides full-time instruction to pupils through virtual learning or otherwise on a computer or other technology, which instruction and learning may be remote from a school facility. Michigan’s first cyber schools began operation during the 2010-11 school year. During the 2016-17 school year, 13 cyber schools enrolled more than 15,000 students from across the State. For the 2016-17 school year, cyber schools received $77.8 million of per pupil foundation allowance through the State School Aid Fund.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the sufficiency of the Michigan Department of Education’s (MDE’s) process to ensure that contracts establishing cyber schools meet statutory requirements.

  2. To assess the sufficiency of MDE’s monitoring of cyber school authorizers.

  3. To assess the effectiveness of MDE’s efforts to monitor and evaluate the virtual learning provided by cyber schools.

  4. To compile information on the State’s funding of cyber schools and their reported costs.


Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

Michigan Public Safety Communications System (MPSCS) - 551-0145-18

Description of Agency

MPSCS’s mission is to provide public safety agencies of all disciplines (fire, police, hospital, etc.) a standards-based Statewide interoperable communications system and a suite of connected tool sets from voice to data communication (radios, pagers, etc.). There are approximately 1,600 agencies that utilize MPSCS. Public Act 152 of 1929, as amended, indicates that the Director of the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget (DTMB) is responsible for the construction, implementation, operation, and maintenance of MPSCS. MPSCS services include installing system assets, processing maintenance work orders, overseeing system improvements by contractor, and overseeing agreements to allow expanded wireless telecommunications on State property managed by a contractor. As of September 30, 2017, DTMB-MPSCS had expenditures of $47.5 million and 100 employees.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the effectiveness of DTMB-MPSCS in monitoring contracts for system improvements and agreements to allow expanded wireless telecommunications on State property.
  2. To assess the effectiveness of DTMB-MPSCS in administering usage of its procurement cards.
  3. To assess the effectiveness of MPSCS agencies in monitoring the Enterprise Asset Management system (EAM) for accuracy.


Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

Workers’ Compensation Agency - 641-0470-18

Description of Agency

The mission of the Workers’ Compensation Agency (WCA) is to efficiently administer the Workers’ Disability Compensation Act of Michigan and provide prompt, courteous, and impartial service to all customers. Workers’ compensation provides wage replacement, medical, and rehabilitation benefits to employees who suffer work-related injuries. Most employers purchase a workers’ compensation insurance policy from a private insurance company or are authorized to operate as self-insurers. WCA, including the Funds Administration Division, had 62 full-time equated employees and expended $9.7 million in fiscal year 2017.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the effectiveness of WCA’s efforts to ensure employer compliance with selected requirements of the Workers’ Disability Compensation Act.

  2. To assess the effectiveness of WCA’s oversight of workers’ compensation claims.

  3. To assess the effectiveness of WCA’s administration of select funds.


Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

Medicaid Non-Emergency Transportation - 391-0715-17

Description of Agency

The Medicaid Non-Emergency Transportation (NEMT) Program’s purpose is to ensure transportation to and from medical appointments for eligible Medicaid beneficiaries. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) administers the program and provides non-emergency medical transportation to Medicaid beneficiaries who cannot otherwise afford a ride to medical appointments. The rides must be for medical purposes, including medical, dental, vision, mental health, or substance abuse appointments, or to the pharmacy.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the effectiveness of MDHHS’s efforts to administer select NEMT services.

  2. To assess the sufficiency of MDHHS’s efforts to measure beneficiary satisfaction with NEMT services.


Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

Virtual Learning in Traditional Public Schools - 313-0224-16

Description of Agency

Virtual learning is a method of receiving academic instruction online through a computer-based internet-connected learning environment. Michigan law allows students in grades 6 through 12 to enroll in up to two online courses in an academic term, semester, or trimester. In order to receive a high school diploma, Michigan students must have an online course or learning experience. Students are considered virtual learners if they take at least one online course in a school year. Virtual learning in traditional public schools (non-charter schools) may be offered at a supervised facility during the day as a scheduled class period or through self-scheduled learning where students have some control over time, location, and pace of their education. Virtual learners in traditional public schools can enroll in courses delivered by their school, an intermediate school district, other traditional public schools, Michigan Virtual School, or charter schools.

Audit Objectives

  1. To determine the effectiveness of the Michigan Department of Education’s (MDE’s) efforts to ensure that traditional public schools provided students with the online course or learning experience required to award a high school diploma.

  2. To assess the sufficiency of MDE’s efforts to ensure that traditional public schools provided students with the required access and support for online courses.

  3. To determine the sufficiency of MDE’s efforts to monitor and evaluate the virtual learning provided by traditional public schools.


Timing

We estimate a release date in Mid 2019

Child Placing Agencies - 431-2780-16

Description of Agency

Child placing agencies are a combination of public agencies and private contracted agencies, licensed by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), that deliver foster care, adoption, and other services for children in Michigan’s foster care system. The child placing agencies’ responsibilities include ensuring the safety, security, permanency, and well-being of the children for whom the agency provides services.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess MDHHS’s effectiveness in licensing child placing agencies.

  2. To determine the effectiveness of MDHHS’s efforts to monitor child placing agency service delivery.

  3. To assess the sufficiency of MDHHS’s efforts to report child welfare information applicable to child placing agency activities in accordance with selected State and federal requirements.

Timing

We estimate a release date in Late 2019


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