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

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ESEA: Special Programs for Indian Children - 2004

CFDA Number: 84.299A - Indian Education Special Programs for Indian Children


Program Goal: To help American Indian and Alaska Native children achieve to the same challenging standards expected of all students by supporting access to programs that meet their unique educational and culturally related academic need.
Objective 8.1 of 1: Discretionary programs will focus on improving educational opportunities and services for American Indian and Alaska Native children and adults
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Increasing percentages of the teacher and principal workforces serving American Indian and Alaska Native students will themselves be American Indian and Alaska Native.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of principals and teachers in public schools with 25 percent or more American Indian and Alaska Native students
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Principals Teachers
Principals Teachers
1994
13 15
   
2001
   
18 20
2004
   
20 22
Status: Data not collected

Explanation: Data are not reported due to the small sample size of American Indian and Alaska Native teachers and principals reported in the Schools and Staffing survey and the national longitudinal survey of schools population. Indicator is being revised in FY 2005 to align with the NCLB act and the LEA's annual performance reports.  
Additional Source Information: Schools and Staffing Survey, 1999; National Longitudinal Survey of Schools (1998-99 and 2000-01).

Frequency: Biennially.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: December 2004
Validated By: NCES.

Limitations: Sample size is small, and it is costly to add supplemental samples to data collection programs. National sample results in an under-representation in sample count.

Improvements: Monitor the number of American Indian and Alaska Native students through LEA's reporting on program effectiveness in their Annual Performance Report.

 

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