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

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Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program - 2003

CFDA Number: 84.335 - Child Care Access Means Parents in School


Goal 8: To support the participation of low-income parents in the postsecondary education system through the provisions of campus-based child care services.
Objective 8.1 of 1: Increase access for low-income parents to postsecondary institutions.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Persistence/Completion rate: The percentage of students receiving child care services who persist in and complete postsecondary education.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Median percentage of Retention Rate
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2001 79 80
2003   80


Explanation: Performance data will be collected through 18 month Performance Reports. One year of retention rate data is available, and no completion rate data is available. It will be Fall 2004 before the completion rate measure will be meaningful.  
Frequency: Other.
Collection Period: 2002 - 2003
Data Available: April 2003
Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Data will be supplied by child care centers with no formal verification procedure provided.

Limitations: Most grantees reported retention data in their first year reports. Unsure of the percentage of child care centers that will be able to obtain completion data.

 

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