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

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Enhancing Education Through Technology Program - 2003

CFDA Number: 84.318 - Technology Literacy Challenge Fund Grants


Goal 8: To facilitate the comprehensive and integrated use of educational technology into instruction and curricula to improve teaching and student achievement.
Objective 8.1 of 3: Fully integrate technology into the curricula and instruction in all schools by December 31, 2006 (FY 2007) to enhance teaching and learning.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Curriculum Integration: The percentage of schools receiving substantial EETT funds that have effectively and fully integrated technology, as identified by States.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of schools receiving substantial EETT funds that have integrated technology.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004   999


Explanation: Fy 2004 data will provide the baseline (the code for setting a baseline is 999); performance targets beyond 2004 will be set from the baseline.  
Additional Source Information: National Educational Technology Trends Study (NETTS); State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) Common Data Elements Report



 

Objective 8.2 of 3: To help ensure that students and teachers in high-poverty, high-need schools have comparable access to educational technology as students and teachers in other schools.
Indicator 8.2.1 of 1: Internet access in high poverty schools: Internet access in high-poverty school classrooms will be comparable to that in other schools.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of classrooms with internet access.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
  Low-poverty schools High-poverty schools Low-poverty schools High-poverty schools
1999 73 38    
2000 82 60 100 100
2001 90 79 100 100
2002     100 100
2003     100 100
2004     100 100


Explanation: The number of high-poverty schools with Internet access continues to rise. As high-poverty schools increasingly obtain access to the Internet, it is likely that their classroom connections will subsequently increase.  
Additional Source Information: NCES Survey: Internet Access in U.S. Public Schools and Classrooms; National Educational Technology Trends Study (NETTS)

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2002 - 2003
Data Available: 2004

Limitations: Poverty measures are based on data on free and reduced-price lunches, which may underestimate school poverty levels, particularly for older students and immigrant students.

 

Objective 8.3 of 3: To provide professional development opportunities for teachers, principals and school administrators to develop capactiy to effectively integrate the use of technology into teaching and learning.
Indicator 8.3.1 of 1: Professional Development: In districts that receive substantial funding from the State Grants program, the percentage of teachers that meet their state technology standards will increase.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of teachers that meet state technology standards
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004   999


Explanation: FY 2004 data will provide the baseline (the code for setting a baseline is 999); the performance target is baseline plus.  
Additional Source Information: State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) Common Data Elements Report



 

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