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HEA: TRIO McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement - 2005

CFDA Number: 84.217A - TRIO - McNair Post-baccalaurate Achievement


Program Goal: Increase the percentage of low-income, first-generation college students who successfully pursue postsecondary education opportunities.
Objective 8.1 of 1: Increase postsecondary persistence and completion rates of low-income, first-generation individuals in the academic pipeline.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Graduate school enrollment and persistence: Percentages of McNair participants enrolling and persisting in graduate school.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
The percentage of TRIO McNair participants enrolling in and persisting in graduate school.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Enrollment Persistence
Enrollment Persistence
1999
35 48
   
2000
35 75
35 48
2001
40 66
35 48
2002
39 65
35 48
2003
   
36 75
2004
   
36 75
2005
   
36 70


Explanation: The 1998-99 annual performance reports provided the baseline data for the McNair program. These annual performance reports have been used to determine if the performance targets for graduate school enrollment and persistence have been met.  
Additional Source Information: The re-designed McNair annual performance report that all grantees are required to submit annually. Additional data will be forthcoming from a national study of the McNair Program.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2002 - 2003
Data Available: December 2004
Validated By: No Formal Verification.
The annual performance report is self-reported data; a variety of data quality checks are used to assess the completeness and reasonableness of the data submitted.

Limitations: The primary data source is the annual performance report that comprises self-reported data.

 

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