January 2009-December 2009

Report NumberRelease DateTitleAgency
09-PF 1/09 People First AssessmentManagement Services, Department of
09-MFMP 1/09 "MyFloridaMarketPlace," the State of Florida eProcurement SystemManagement Services, Department of
09-45 12/09 SBA Has Implemented the Florida Growth Fund; Economic Impact of Investments May Not Be Apparent for Several YearsAdministration, State Board of
09-44 12/09 Department of Corrections Should Maximize Use of Best Practices in Inmate Rehabilitation EffortsCorrections, Department of
09-43 12/09 Several Options Exist for Streamlining State Agency Contact CentersMulti-Agency
09-42 12/09 State and Local Entities Use a Variety of Means to Inform Parents About KidCareHealth Care Administration, Agency for; Health, Department of
09-41 12/09 Stronger Reporting Needed for the Black Business Loan Program; Some Statutory Provisions OutdatedGovernor, Executive Office of the
09-40 12/09 University Students Pay $68 Million for Health Services; Mandating Health Insurance Would Produce Benefits But Raise Uninsured Students’ Cost of Attendance 5% to 7%Board of Governors of the State University System
09-39 11/09 The Legislature Could Consider Several Options to Protect Consumers from Unregulated Internet PokerBusiness and Professional Regulation, Department of
09-38 10/09 Faith- and Character-Based Prison Initiative Yields Institutional Benefits; Effect on Recidivism ModestCorrections, Department of
09-37 10/09 Elevator Safety Inspections Are Improving, But DBPR Still Lacks Authority to Require Private Inspectors to Explain Inspection Result DiscrepanciesBusiness and Professional Regulation, Department of
09-36 10/09 Scripps Florida Funding Corporation Complies with Requirements and Should Be ContinuedGovernor, Executive Office of the
09-35 10/09 Benefits from Statewide Cable and Video Franchise Reform Remain UncertainState, Department of
09-34 10/09 Legislature Should Examine Several Issues When Considering a Tax Credit Program for Business Donations to Public SchoolsEducation, Department of; Revenue, Department of
09-33 8/09 Limited Information Available to Assess Statewide Demand and Outcomes for After School ProgramsChildren and Families, Department of; Economic Opportunity, Department of; Education, Department of; Workforce Innovation, Agency for
09-32 7/09 Florida's Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services WaiversChildren and Families, Department of; Elder Affairs, Department of; Health Care Administration, Agency for; Health, Department of; Persons with Disabilities, Agency for
09-31 7/09 Education Data Warehouse Serves Important Function; Project Planning and Management Need StrengtheningEducation, Department of
09-30 6/09 University Students Benefit from Acceleration Courses, But Often Retake Math and Science CoursesBoard of Governors of the State University System; Education, Department of
09-29 6/09 Medicaid Reform: Legislature Should Delay Expansion Until More Information Is Available to Evaluate SuccessHealth Care Administration, Agency for
09-28 6/09 Production of Teachers Who Remain in the Classroom Varies by Preparation ProgramBoard of Governors of the State University System; Education, Department of
09-27 5/09 Redirection Saves $36.4 Million and Avoids $5.2 Million in Recommitment and Prison CostsJuvenile Justice, Department of
09-26 4/09 Limited Evidence on Other States’ Experiences That Allowing Psychologists to Prescribe Psychotropic Drugs Improves Access to Mental Health ServicesHealth, Department of
09-25S 12/09 Sunset Review: Child Care Services Placement, Options for Legislative ConsiderationChildren and Families, Department of
09-25 4/09 More State Direction Could Increase the Utilization of Higher Education ClassroomsBoard of Governors of the State University System; Education, Department of; Florida College System
09-24S 12/09 Sunset Review: Children’s Legal Services Has Made Changes to Address Recommendations for Improvement; Some Challenges RemainChildren and Families, Department of
09-24 4/09 Florida Retirement System Pension Plan Valuation Met StandardsManagement Services, Department of
09-23S 10/09 Sunset Review: The Department of Children and Families Needs to Enhance Its Fiscal Controls for the Aged and Disabled Adult Waiver ProgramChildren and Families, Department of
09-23 4/09 Strategic Plan Developed to Enhance FIRN2 Services; Contract Awarded to New ProviderEducation, Department of; Management Services, Department of
09-22S 10/09 Sunset Review: Statewide Advocacy Council Activities Overlap with Other Entities, but Duplication Is MinimalChildren and Families, Department of
09-22 3/09 Several Universities Have Improved Systems to Track Student ProgressBoard of Governors of the State University System
09-21S 10/09 Sunset Review: The Department of Children and Families and the Agency for Persons with Disabilities Have Improved Their Working Relationship, but Several Problems RemainChildren and Families, Department of
09-21 3/09 More Than 17% of Acceleration Courses and Exams Do Not Result in College Credit, Which Costs State Almost $6 MillionBoard of Governors of the State University System; Education, Department of
09-20S 9/09 Sunset Review: The Office of Adoption and Child Protection Overlaps with the Department of Children and Families in Promoting Public Awareness, but Their Activities Differ in Other AreasChildren and Families, Department of
09-20 3/09 State Universities Are Generally Following the Statewide Course Numbering System in Awarding Appropriate Transfer CreditBoard of Governors of the State University System; Education, Department of
09-19S 8/09 Sunset Review: Department of Health and Department of Children and Families Child Abuse Prevention Programs Include Some Similar Functions, but Direct Duplication Is MinimalChildren and Families, Department of
09-19 3/09 Medical Education Program Funding Model Must Address Institutional Variations and Data LimitationsBoard of Governors of the State University System
09-18S 6/09 Sunset Review: The Commission on Marriage and Family Support Initiatives Disbanded Due to State Budget ReductionsChildren and Families, Department of
09-18 3/09 Some Steps Have Been Taken to Retain and Expand Florida’s Marine Industry BusinessesGovernor, Executive Office of the
09-17S 5/09 Sunset Review: Locally-Focused Community-Based Care Replaced the Family Builders ProgramChildren and Families, Department of
09-17 3/09 Florida Solar Energy Center Conducts Research and Development; Legislature Could Direct Fee Increases and Drop Certification RequirementBoard of Governors of the State University System
09-16S 1/09 Sunset Review: Florida Housing Finance Corporation Advisory Committees AssessmentCommunity Affairs, Department of; Economic Opportunity, Department of
09-16 3/09 Retirement Fund Investments Decline with the Economy But Still Meet Several Performance Benchmarks; SBA Must Improve Communication with Its StakeholdersAdministration, State Board of
09-15S 1/09 Sunset Review: Florida Housing Finance Corporation OverviewCommunity Affairs, Department of; Economic Opportunity, Department of
09-15 3/09 Transition to Aging Resource Centers Complete; Enhancement of Elder Service System ContinuesChildren and Families, Department of; Elder Affairs, Department of
09-14S 1/09 Sunset Review: Division of Emergency Management Advisory Committees AssessmentCommunity Affairs, Department of; Economic Opportunity, Department of
09-14 3/09 Lottery Profits Are Slowing with Economic Downturn; Advertising Services and Retailer Commission Rates Need to Be AddressedLottery, Department of the
09-13S 1/09 Sunset Review: Division of Emergency Management OverviewCommunity Affairs, Department of; Economic Opportunity, Department of
09-13 3/09 State’s Drug Courts Could Expand to Target Prison-Bound Adult OffendersJudicial System
09-12 2/09 Modifying Advanced Placement Program Incentive Funding Could Produce Significant Cost SavingsBoard of Governors of the State University System; Education, Department of
09-11 2/09 Some Progress Achieved in Addressing Factors Contributing to Teacher AttritionEducation, Department of
09-10 2/09 State Criminal Record Processes Are Adequate; Potential for Inaccuracies from Private CompaniesLaw Enforcement, Florida Department of
09-09 2/09 Outsourced Oversight for Community-Based Care Produced Benefits But Substantive ChallengesChildren and Families, Department of
09-08 2/09 Increased Public Awareness of the Long-Term Care Insurance Partnership Program Would Contribute to the Program’s SuccessChildren and Families, Department of; Elder Affairs, Department of; Financial Services, Department of; Health Care Administration, Agency for
09-07 1/09 Steps to Control Prison Inmate Health Care Costs Have Begun to Show SavingsCorrections, Department of
09-06 1/09 Judicial Case Management Practices Vary Throughout State; Better Case Data NeededJudicial System
09-05 2/09 Providing a Free Breakfast to All Public School Students Would Be Costly for Most School DistrictsEducation, Department of
09-04 1/09 School Districts’ Food Service Programs Generally Are Not Financially Self-SufficientEducation, Department of
09-03 1/09 No Changes Are Necessary to the State’s Organization of School Nutrition ProgramsAgriculture and Consumer Services, Department of; Education, Department of
09-02 1/09 Best Practices Could Help School Districts Reduce Their Food Service Program CostsEducation, Department of
09-01 1/09 DJJ Should Monitor Network and PACE Administrative Services and Revise Policies to Serve Appropriate YouthJuvenile Justice, Department of