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

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ESEA: Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies - 2004

CFDA Number: 84.010 - Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies


Program Goal: At-risk students improve their achievement to meet challenging standards.
Objective 8.1 of 2: Performance of the lowest-achieving students and students in high poverty public schools will increase substantially in reading and mathematics.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 3: Student performance on national assessments: The reading performance of low-income 4th grade students on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of low-income 4th grade students scoring at or above the basic and proficient levels in reading on the NAEP.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Percentage at or above proficient Percentage at or above basic
Percentage at or above proficient Percentage at or above basic
2000
13 39
   
2002
16 46
14 40
2003
15 44
15 41
2005
   
16 42
Status: Pending

Explanation: The NAEP reading test is administered biennially and is on a 2003, 2005, 2007 schedule.  
Additional Source Information: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 4th grade Reading Report

Frequency: Biennially.
Collection Period: 2004 - 2005
Data Available: November 2006
Validated By: NCES.

 
Indicator 8.1.2 of 3: Student performance on national assessments: The mathematics performance of low-income 8th grade students on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of low-income 8th grade students scoring at or above the basic and proficient levels in mathematics on the NAEP.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Percentage at or above proficient Percentage at or above basic
Percentage at or above proficient Percentage at or above basic
2000
10 42
   
2003
11 47
11 43
2005
   
13 45
2007
   
18 50
Status: Pending

Explanation: The NAEP mathematics for 8th grade students is administered biennially and is on a 2005 and 2007 schedule.  
Additional Source Information: NAEP scores posted on NCES website.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2004 - 2005
Data Available: November 2006
Validated By: NCES.

 
Indicator 8.1.3 of 3: Student performance on state assessments: States with two years of assessment data and aligned content and performance standards will annually report an increase in the number of students in schools with at least 40 percent poverty who attain either proficient or advanced performance levels in reading on state assessments measures.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
States reporting increase in number of low-income students meeting state performance standards by achieving proficiency or above in reading on state assessments
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2002
 
999
2004
 
30
2009
 
52


Explanation: The baseline year is 2002. The long-range target for this indicator is that in five years (2009), 52 states will report an increase in the number of low income students who attain either proficient or advanced performance levels in reading on state assessments.  
Additional Source Information: No Child Left Behind Consolidated State Report; Performance-Based Data Management Initiative (PBDMI)

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: March 2005

 

Objective 8.2 of 2: States and districts will implement standards-based accountability systems and provide effective support for school improvement efforts.
Indicator 8.2.1 of 3: Schools identified for improvement: The percentage of schools identified for improvement.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of schools identified for improvement.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
 
999
2005
 
999
Status: Pending

Explanation: School Year (SY) 2003-2004 (FY2004) data will be the baseline; SY 2004-2005 data (FY 2005) will show a 10% decrease in schools identified for improvement. The number of schools identified for improvement will continue to decline at a 10% rate each year. By 2013, no schools will be identified for improvement.  
Additional Source Information: No Child Left Behind Consolidated State Report; Performance-Based Data Management Initiative (PBDMI)

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: March 2005
Validated By: No Formal Verification.

 
Indicator 8.2.2 of 3: Highly qualified staff: The number of teachers working in programs supported by Title I funds who are highly qualified, as defined in NCLB.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Number of highly qualified teachers working in Title I programs.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003
 
999
2004
 
999
Status: Pending

Progress: Title II is now responsible for the implementation of this area of NCLB and monitoring progress towards the 2005-2006 goal.

Explanation: FY 2002-2003 data will establish the baseline; subsequent years will show a 10 percent annual increase in highly qualified teachers working in programs supported by Title I funds. By the 2005-2006 school year, all teachers working in Title I supported programs will be highly qualified. Data will be available in March 2005.  
Additional Source Information: States report highly qualified teacher information in the No Child Left Behind Consolidated State Report.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: March 2005

 
Indicator 8.2.3 of 3: State accountability plans: The number of states that fully implement their approved Accountability Plans as required in the ESEA.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Number of states with fully implemented Accountability Plan
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003
51
999
2004
52
999
2009
 
52
Status: Target met

Explanation: Data collected in 2003 established the baseline; the FY 2004 target is baseline plus 10. In five years (2009), all states will have fully implemented their approved Accountability Plans. All 52 states are implementing their approved Accountability Plans.  
Additional Source Information: Title I Monitoring Activities

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2004 - 2005
Data Available: June 2005

 

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