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National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Statistics and Assessment - 2003

CFDA Numbers: 84.830 - Statistics
84.902 - Assessments


Goal 8: To collect, analyze, and disseminate information on the condition of education in the United States and to provide comparative international statistics.
Objective 8.1 of 2: PROVIDES TIMELY, USEFUL, AND COMPREHENSIVE DATA THAT ARE RELEVANT TO POLICY AND EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENT.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Customer satisfaction: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) data are timely, relevant, and comprehensive.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of customer respondents satisfied or very satisfied with NCES publications
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
  Comprehensiveness Timeliness Utility Comprehensiveness Timeliness Utility
1997 88 72 86      
1999 91 77 89 85 85 85
2001 90 74 90 90 90 90
2003       90 90 90

Percentage of customer respondents satisfied or very satisfied with NCES data files
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
  Comprehensiveness Timeliness Comprehensiveness Timeliness
1997 82 52    
1999 87 67 85 85
2001 88 66 90 90
2003     90 90

Percentage of customer respondents satisfied or very satisfied with NCES services
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
  Comprehensiveness Timeliness Utility Comprehensiveness Timeliness Utility
1997   89        
1999   93 93   85 85
2001   83 88   90 90
2003         90 90


 
Additional Source Information: NCES Customer Satisfaction Survey.

Frequency: Biennially.
Collection Period: 2003
Data Available: 2004
Validated By: NCES.
Data will be validated by using NCES review procedures and by applying NCES statistical standards.

 

Objective 8.2 of 2: Timeliness of NAEP data for Reading and Mathematics Assessment in support of the President's No Child Left Behind initiative.
Indicator 8.2.1 of 1: The time from the end of data collection to initial public release of results in reading and mathematics assessments shall be reduced from 15 months to 6 months.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
The time from the end of data collection to initial public release of results in reading and mathematics assessments shall be reduced from 15 months to 6 months.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003   6
2005   6


 
Frequency: Biennially.
Collection Period: 2005
Data Available: 2005
Validated By: NCES.
Data will be validated by using NCES review procedures and by applying NCES statistical standards.

 

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