U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

A r c h i v e d  I n f o r m a t i o n

Demonstration Projects to Ensure Students With Disabilities Receive a Quality Higher Education

Goal 8: To improve the quality of higher education for students with disabilities.
Objective 1 of 2: ENSURE THAT RESEARCH AND OTHER INFORMATION SYNTHESIZED THROUGH GRANT ACTIVITIES IS STATE OF THE ART.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: State-of-the-art research and dissemination of program materials and outcomes: Evaluation activities will show that 100 percent of the synthesized research state of the art and all information will be nationally disseminated.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
- No Targets And Performance Data -
Status: Unable to judge. Being refined.

Explanation: Performance report to be revised to develop baseline.  
Additional Source Information: Program data.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2001 - 2002.
Data Available: June 2002.
Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Data supplied by grantees. No formal verification procedure applied.

Limitations: Data are self-reported and will be reviewed by external panel.

 

Objective 2 of 2: ENSURE THAT FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATORS IN INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION INCREASE THEIR CAPACITY TO PROVIDE A HIGH-QUALITY EDUCATION TO STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES.
Indicator 8.2.1 of 3: Increased attendance: The number of students with disabilities attending an institution benefiting from grants will increase each year beginning in 2001.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Number of students benefiting from grants
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2000
125,345
2001
126,439
Status: Unable to judge. Being refined.

Explanation: This is a new grant program. Grants were funded September 9, 1999. 
Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2001 - 2002.
Data Available: June 2002.
Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Data supplied by grantees. No formal verification procedure applied.

Limitations: Data are self-reported

 
Indicator 8.2.2 of 3: Increased degree attainment: : The number of students with disabilities completing coursework leading to a degree or attainment of a degree at an institution benefiting from grants will increase each year beginning in 2001.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
- No Targets And Performance Data -
Status: Unable to judge. Being refined.

Explanation: Most states reporting on degree completion indicated increases from 2000 to 2001, but precise numbers were not reported.  
Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2001 - 2002.
Data Available: June 2002.
Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Data supplied by grantees. No formal verification procedure applied.

Limitations: Data are self-reported.

 
Indicator 8.2.3 of 3: Professional Development: : The numbers of faculty and administrators that are competent to provide a high-quality education to students with disabilities as a result of grant activities will increase each year beginning in 2001.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
- No Targets And Performance Data -
Status: Unable to judge. Being refined.

Explanation: Performance report to be revised to develop baseline.  
Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2001 - 2002.
Data Available: June 2002.
Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Data will be provided by grantees.

Limitations: Data are self-reported.

 

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