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ESEA: Foreign Language Assistance - FY 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 1 of 1: To improve the foreign language proficiency of students served by the Foreign Language Assistance program.
Indicator 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.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The percentage of projects
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004 65  
2005   50
2006   75

Source: Annual grantee performance reports.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: October 2005

Data Validated By: On-Site Monitoring By ED.

Limitations: There are no statutory reporting requirements. Grantee annual reports indicate that grantees use a multitude of various assessment measurements to determine and plot student growth in language ability.
 
Explanation: This program was previously funded under Title VII of the Improving America's Schools Act (IASA). The performance indicator and performance targets for FLAP were revised after the program was reauthorized under Title V of No Child Left Behind (NCLB). FY 2004 data established the baseline.
 

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