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

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ESEA: Troops-to-Teachers - 2005

CFDA Number: 84.815 - Troops to Teachers


Program Goal: To increase the number of military personnel or qualified participants in a reserve component who become highly qualified teachers in high-need LEAs and teach for at least three years.
Objective 8.1 of 1: To provide schools in high-need LEAs with highly qualified teachers who are former military or reserve component personnel.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Recruitment: Recruit and retain highly qualified teachers in high-need LEAs.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
(a) Percentage of recruits who become highly qualified teachers.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003
71
 
2005
 
75

(b) Percentage of recruits who become highly qualified math and science teachers.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003
26
 
2005
 
28
2006
 
30

(c) Percentage of Troops-to-Teachers participants who remain in teaching for three or more years after placement in a teaching position in a high-need LEA.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005
 
80
2006
 
99


Explanation: FY 2003 data established the baseline. Progress for target (a) (HQ teachers) will be reported by November 30 in 2005 and 2010. Progress for target (b) (m/s teachers) will be reported annually by November 30 in 2004, 2005, 2006. Progress for target (c) will be reported by November 30 in 2003, 2005, and 2010. (a) The length of time required for recruits to become highly qualified teachers varies.  
Source: Performance Report
Grantee Performance Report: Troops to Teachers Grantee Performance Report.

Additional Source Information: DANTES annual performance reports. Collection period: Data on financial stipends: Annually, by fiscal year. Data on teacher placements: Annually, by school year.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: November 2004

 

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