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ESEA: Improving Teacher Quality State Grants - FY 2005


CFDA Number: 84.367 - Improving Teacher Quality State Grants

Program Goal: To improve teacher and principal quality and increase the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom and highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools.

Objective 1 of 1: Show an annual increase in the percentage of highly qualified teachers.
Indicator 1.1 of 4: Highly qualified teachers in high-poverty schools: Percentage of core academic classes taught by highly qualified teachers in high-poverty schools.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The percentage of core academic classes in high-poverty schools taught by highly qualified teachers.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003 74  
2004 81  
2005   90
2006   95
2007   100

Source: U.S. Department of Education, Consolidated State Performance Report, grantee submissions.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006

Limitations: The current method of data collection in the Consolidate State Performance Report does not accurately reflect the measure for high poverty schools since it does not differentiate between elementary and high schools. Modifications to the Consolidated State Performance Report have been proposed.
 
 
Indicator 1.2 of 4: Highly qualified teachers in low-poverty schools: Percentage of classes taught by highly qualified teachers by low-poverty schools.
 
Measure 1.2.1 of 1: The percentage of classes taught by highly qualified teachers in low-poverty schools.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
89
 
2005
 
90
2006
 
95
2007
 
100

Source: U.S. Department of Education, Consolidated State Performance Report, grantee submissions.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: 2004 data are baseline data
 
Indicator 1.3 of 4: Highly qualified teachers in elementary schools: Percentage of core academic classes taught by highly qualified teachers in elementary schools.
 
Measure 1.3.1 of 1: The percentage of core academic classes in elementary schools taught by highly qualified teachers.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003 85 999
2004 89 89
2005   90
2006   95
2007   100

Source: U.S. Department of Education, Consolidated State Performance Report, grantee submissions.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: We met our FY 2004 target of 89 percent.
 
Indicator 1.4 of 4: Highly qualified teachers in secondary schools: The percentage of core academic classes taught by highly qualified teachers in secondary schools.
 
Measure 1.4.1 of 1: The percentage of core academic classes in secondary schools taught by highly qualified teachers.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003
80
999
2004
84
85
2005
 
85
2006
 
92
2007
 
100

Source: U.S. Department of Education, Consolidated State Performance Report, grantee submissions.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: We did not meet our FY 2004 target of 85 percent.
 

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