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

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ESEA: Reading is Fundamental/Inexpensive Book Distribution - 2004

Program Goal: To motivate low income children to read.
Objective 8.1 of 1: To distribute books and to provide reading strategies to low income children, their families, and service providers.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: RIF will provide books and scientifically based reading services to low income children at risk of educational failure due to delays in reading.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
The number of low-income children who receive books and reading services through the Reading is Fundamental Program.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003
3,713,541
999
2004
 
3,899,218
2005
 
4,089,895
2006
 
4,270,572


Explanation: 2003 established the baseline year. The performance targets for FY 2004,2005, and 2006 are set at an annual 5% increase to the baseline.  
Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: October 2004

 

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