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

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HEA: Child Care Access Means Parents in School - 2004

CFDA Number: 84.335 - Child Care Access Means Parents in School


Program Goal: To support the participation of low-income parents in the postsecondary education system through the provisions of campus-based child care services.
Objective 8.1 of 1: Increase access for low-income parents to postsecondary education
Indicator 8.1.1 of 2: Persistence rate: The percentage of students receiving child care services who persist in postsecondary education
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Median percentage of retention rate (2001 cohort)
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
18 month report 36 month report
 
2003
78  
80
2004
   
80

Median percentage of retention rate (2002) Cohort
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
18 month report 36 month report
 
2004
   
80


Explanation: For the 2001 cohort of students receiving child care services, performance data were collected through 18 month Performance Reports (covering the period October 2001 through March 2003) and are presented under 2003, the end of the performance period. The 36 month performance report will contain data through September 2004. Data for the 2002 cohort of students are being collected for the 18 month Performance Report for the period September 2002 through March 2004 and for the 36 month Performance Report for the period ending August 2005.  
Additional Source Information: Grantees are required to submit 18-month and 36-month performance reports

Frequency: Other.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: December 2004
Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Data are supplied by child care centers with no formal verification procedure provided.

 
Indicator 8.1.2 of 2: Completion rate: The percentage of students receiving child care services who complete postsecondary education.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Median percentage of completion rate (2001 cohort)
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
18 month report 36 month report
 
2003
25  
 
2004
   
30

Median percentage of completion rate (2002 cohort)
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
18 month report 36 month report
 
2004
   
30
2005
   
30


Explanation: the 2001 cohort of students receiving child care services, performance data were collected through 18 month Performance Reports (covering the period October 2001 through March 2003) and are presented under 2003, the end of the performance period. The 36 month performance report will contain data through September 2004. Data for the 2002 cohort of students are being collected for the 18 month Performance Report for the period September 2002 through March 2004 and for the 36 month Performance Report for the period ending August 2005.  
Additional Source Information: Grantees are required to submit 18 and 36 month performance reports.

Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: December 2004
Validated By: No Formal Verification.

Improvements: Data are supplied by child care centers with no formal verification procedure provided.

 

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