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

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ESEA: Foreign Language Assistance - 2005

CFDA Numbers: 84.293B - Foreign Language Assistance Grants (LEAs)
84.293C - Foreign Language Assistance Program (SEAs)

Program Goal: Assist local and state educational agencies in establishing, improving or expanding foreign language study for elementary and secondary school students.
Objective 8.1 of 1: To improve the foreign language proficiency of students served by the Foreign Language Assistance program.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Increased student achievement: The percentage of projects that report improvements in proficiency in a foreign language for three quarters of school participants.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of projects
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005   50
2006   75

Explanation: This program was previously funded under Title VII IASA. The performance indicator and performance targets for FLAP were revised after the program was reauthorized under Title V of NCLB. FY 2004 data will establish the baseline.  
Additional Source Information: Annual performance reports.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2004 - 200
Data Available: September 2005
Validated By: On-Site Monitoring By ED.
ED attestation process

Limitations: Limitations: There are no statutory reporting requirements. Grant reports indicate a multitude of various assessment measurements used to determine and plot student growth in language ability.


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