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HEA: Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) - 2004

CFDA Number: 84.200 - Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need


Program Goal: To increase the number of persons trained at the highest academic level
Objective 8.1 of 1: To increase the number of students of superior academic ability completing the terminal degree in designated areas of national need in order to alleviate that need.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 2: Years of Support for Academic Study Provided to GAANN Fellows: The average number of years of additional support, beyond the 2 years of mandated institutional match to the 3-year grant period, provided to GAANN fellows by grantee programs.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Average number of additional years of support being provided to GAANN fellows by grantee programs.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
999
999


Progress: Data not collected

Explanation: OPE will not be collecting data for this measure. The measure has been discontinued.  


 
Indicator 8.1.2 of 2: Enrollment of Underrepresented Populations: The percentage of GAANN fellows from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds compared to the national average of individuals from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds enrolled in programs leading to the terminal degree in the designated areas of national need.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
The difference between the percent of GAANN fellows from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds and the national average of individuals from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds enrolled in programs leading to the terminal degree in the designated areas of national need.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
American Indian or Alaska Native Asian/Pacific Islander Black or African American Hispanic or Latino Women
American Indian or Alaska Native Asian/Pacific Islander Black or African American Hispanic or Latino Women
2002
1 11 10 5 38
         
2003
0 6 7 2 35
999 999 999 999 999
2004
1 6 10 4 36
0 6 7 2 35
Status: Target exceeded

 
Source 1: Performance Report
Grantee Performance Report: 1840-0748 GAANN Final Performance Report.

Source 2: NCES Survey/Assessment
Survey/Assessment: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.

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

 

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