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

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ESEA: Indian Education Grants to Local Educational Agencies - 2005

CFDA Number: 84.060 - Indian Education Grants to Local Educational Agencies


Program Goal: To help American Indian and Alaska Native children achieve to the same challenging standards expected of all students by supporting access to programs that meet their unique educational and culturally related academic need.
Objective 8.1 of 1: American Indian and Alaska Native students served by LEAs receiving Indian Education Formula Grants will progress at rates similar to those for all students in achievement to standards, promotion, and graduation.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Student achievement: Increasing percentages of American Indian and Alaska Native students will meet or exceed the performance standards established by national assessments.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grade 4 who were at or above basic level in reading on NAEP
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2000 63  
2002 51 60
2003 47 62
2005   53

Percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grade 8 who were at or above basic level in reading on NAEP
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2002
61
 
2003
57
66
2005
 
63

Percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grade 4 who scored at or above basic level in math on NAEP
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1996
57
 
2000
40
 
2002
 
64
2003
64
66
2005
 
66

Percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grade 8 who scored at or above basic level in math on NAEP
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1996
51
 
2000
47
 
2002
 
62
2003
52
64
2005
 
54


Explanation: NAEP assessments for reading and math are not administered annually. National trends indicate performance in reading and math are declining.  
Source: NCES Survey/Assessment
Survey/Assessment: National Assessment of Educational Progress.

Additional Source Information: National Assessment of Educational Progress, 2000, 2002; Schools and Staffing Survey, 1997.

Frequency: Biennially.
Collection Period: 2004 - 2005
Data Available: October 2005
Validated By: NCES.
Data validated by National Center for Education Statistics review procedures and National Center for Education Statistics statistical standards.

Limitations: The small sample (for the sub-population of American Indian and Alaska Native students) means there is a high degree of standard error surrounding the estimates and limits data collection and possibilities for comparison to other populations. These estimates will vary greatly until a larger population is surveyed.

 

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