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ESEA: Literacy Through School Libraries - FY 2005


CFDA Number: 84.364 - Literacy through School Libraries

Program Goal: To improve literacy skills and academic achievement of students by providing students with increased access to up-to-date school library materials and resources.

Objective 1 of 2: Improve the literacy skills of students served by the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries program.
Indicator 1.1 of 1: School/District/State Reading Assessments: The percentage of schools/districts served by Improving Literacy Through School Libraries that exceed state targets for reading achievement for all students.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The percentage of schools/districts served by Improving Literacy Through School Libraries that exceed state targets for reading achievement for all students.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
 
999
2005
 
999

Source: The U.S. Department of Education, Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Grantee Annual Performance Report; Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), NCES; program evaluation of 2005 by Department of Education.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: October 2005

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: FY 2003-04 was the first program year grantees received funds from Improving Literacy through School Libraries. The 2004 grantee performance reports were inadequate for reporting. Subsequently, the Department provided focused technical assistance to grantees and the FY 2005 data will now be used to establish the baseline.
 
Objective 2 of 2: Enhance the school library media collection at grantee schools/districts to align with curriculum.
Indicator 2.1 of 1: School library media collection: The comparison between the rate at which the school library media collection is increased at schools participating in the grant program and non-participating schools.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: Difference in rate of increase between participating schools and non-participating schools.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
 
999
2005
 
999

Source: U.S. Department of Education, Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Grantee Annual Performance Report; Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), NCES; program evaluation of 2005 by Department of Education.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: October 2005

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.

Improvements: in 2005, OMB clearance was obtained to use a program specific performance report
 
Explanation: FY 2003-04 was the first program year grantees received funds from Improving Literacy through School Libraries. The 2004 grantee performance reports were inadequate for reporting. Subsequently, the Department provided focused technical assistance to grantees and the FY 2005 data will now be used to establish the baseline.
 

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