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

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ESRA: Regional Educational Laboratories - 2004

Program Goal: Support evidence-based educational improvement through high-quality, relevant, useful applied research, development, technical assistance, and dissemination.
Objective 8.1 of 1: Provide high-quality, relevant, useful products and services for making policy decisions and improving educational practice.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 3: Quality of products and project designs: The percentage of new evidence-based products and project designs that are deemed to be of high quality by an independent review panel of qualified scientists.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
The percentage of new evidence-based products and project designs with average reviewer ratings for quality of “high and above” and “very high and above.” If there is a large number of new evidence-based products and project designs, a random sample may be assessed.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
 
999


Explanation: Performance in FY 2004 will become the baseline for future targets.  
Additional Source Information: Report of independent review panel

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

 
Indicator 8.1.2 of 3: Relevance of products and project designs: The percentage of new evidence-based products and project designs that are deemed to be of high relevance to educational policy or practice by an independent review panel of qualified practitioners.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
The percentage of new evidence-based products and project designs with average reviewer ratings for relevance of “high and above” and “very high and above.” If there is a large number of new evidence-based products and project designs, a random sample may be assessed.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
 
999


Explanation: Performance in FY 2004 will become the baseline for future targets.  
Additional Source Information: Report of independent review panel.

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

 
Indicator 8.1.3 of 3: Usefulness of products and services: The percentage of all products and services that are deemed to be of high usefulness to educational policy or practice by target audiences.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
On a field survey, the percentage of a random sample of all products and services with average audience ratings for usefulness of “high and above” and “very high and above.”
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
 
999


Explanation: Performance in FY 2004 will become the baseline for future targets.  
Additional Source Information: Field survey of target audiences.

Frequency: Other.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: December 2005
Data collected biennially or triennially.

 

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