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MVHAA: Education for Homeless Children and Youths - 2004

CFDA Number: 84.196 - Education for Homeless Children and Youth


Program Goal: To ensure access of homeless children and youth to the same free, appropriate public education as is provided to other children and youth.
Objective 8.1 of 1: Homeless children and youth will have greater access to a free and appropriate public education.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 3: Public schools: Percentage of homeless children and youth that remain in their school of origin will increase.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of homeless children and youth that remain in their school of origin, as reported by LEA subgrantees.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003   999
2004   999


Progress: This indicator is being replaced in 2005 with a measure more closely aligned with NCLB.

Explanation: Status Closed  
Frequency: Other.

Data Available: November 2007
Validated By: No Formal Verification.

 
Indicator 8.1.2 of 3: State assessment participation: Percentage of homeless students that participate annually in the state assessments in reading and mathematics will increase.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of homeless children and youth included in statewide assessments in reading and mathematics as reported by LEA subgrantees.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2002 20  
2003   999
2004   21


Progress: FY 2003 data were not collected.

Explanation: There was a one-time collection in 2002 which serves as the baseline. Homeless students are required under NCLB to be included in statewide assessments. The performance targets for outyears are set at a 5% increase to the baseline. Although the program's 2003 target was to set a baseline, no data were collection and the program determine to use the 2002 data as the baseline  
Additional Source Information: LEAs that are recipients of grant funds will report on the percentage of homeless students who participate in the state assessment in reading and mathematics.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: November 2004
Data collected by state assessments are validated by the individual state's data quality standards procedures.

 
Indicator 8.1.3 of 3: State assessment achievement: Percentage of homeless students meeting or exceeding state proficiency level or standard in reading and mathematics.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of homeless students meeting or exceeding state proficiency standards.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2002 53  
2003   999
2004   56


Progress: FY 2003 data were not collected. Program determined that 2002 will be used as baseline.

Explanation: This indicator reflects a new statutory requirement. Homeless students are required under NCLB to be included in statewide assessments. The performance targets for outyears are set at a 5% increase to the baseline. The validity of outyear targets will be re-examined following the determination of the baseline. Although the program's 2003 target was to set a baseline, no data were collection and the program determine to use the 2002 data as the baseline  
Additional Source Information: LEAs that are recipients of grant funds will report on the percentage of homeless students who meet or exceed proficiency standards on state assessments.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: November 2004

Limitations: Data from state assessments will be disaggregated at the LEA level by schools that receive McKinney-Vento subgrants.

 

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