|CFDA Number:||84.298 - Innovative Education Program Strategies|
|Program Goal: To support state and local programs that are a continuing source of innovation and educational improvement.|
|Objective 1 of 1: To encourage states to use flexibility authorities in ways that will increase student achievement.|
|Indicator 1.1 of 1: Improved student achievement: School districts that direct Title V funds to activities designated as strategic priorities by the U.S. Department of Education will be more likely to achieve adequate yearly progress than those that use funds for all other activities. Strategic priorities include (1) those that support student achievement, and enhance reading and math, (2) those that improve the quality of teachers, (3) those that ensure that schools are safe and drug free, (4) and those that promote access for all students.|
Source: State Report Cards; Title V Monitoring; Consolidated State Performance Report
Next Data Available: August 2006
Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Explanation: The FY 2004 targets were met. The number of LEAs meeting AYP exceeded the 2004 target of 68%. Conversely, LEAs that did not direct funds to a stragetic priority area were less likely to meet AYP. These results were based upon on complete data submitted from 43 states.
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