US ED Earns D FITARA Score

By: Tonya Mead, CFE, PI, MBA, MA Educational Psychology

FITARA is an acronym for Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act. “ FITARA was enacted to improve the federal government’s IT capabilities and enhance the authority of each agency’s CIO to make IT related decisions” [1, para 3]. On May 2016, the U.S. Department of Education received an overall score of ‘D’ for its efforts to implement FITARA.

Image 1. US ED FITARA Score May 2016

U.S. Department of Education Earns D FITARA Score

Tonya J. Mead, CFE, PI, MBA, MA, Certified K-12 Administrator and School Psychologist is author of Fraud in Education: Beyond the Wrong Answer and president of Shared Knowledge, LLC

Source: U.S. House of Representatives Hearing, Washington, DC.