|CFDA Number:||84.298 - Innovative Education Program Strategies|
|Program Goal: To support state and local programs that are a continuing source of innovation and educational improvement.|
|Objective 8.1 of 1: To encourage states to use flexibility authorities in ways that will increase student achievement.|
|Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Improved student achievement: School districts that direct Title V funds to activities designated as strategic priorities by the U.S. Department of Education will be more likely to achieve adequate yearly progress than those that use funds for all other activities. Strategic priorities include (1) those that support student achievement, and enhance reading and math, (2) those that improve the quality of teachers, (3) those that ensure that schools are safe and drug free, (4) and those that promote access for all students.|
|Targets and Performance Data||Assessment of Progress||Sources and Data Quality|
Explanation: School year 2002-2003 data were used to set the baseline. Performance targets for FY 2004 were set at the baseline plus 5%. FY 2005 performance targets were increased by 1%.
Additional Source Information: State Report Cards; Title V Monitoring; Consolidated State Performance Report
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: February 2005
Validated By: No Formal Verification.
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