|CFDA Number:||84.083 - Women's Educational Equity Act Program|
|Program Goal: To promote gender equity in education in the United States.|
|Objective 1 of 1: To ensure equal access to mathematics, science and computer science educational courses, programs and careers for women and girls.|
|Indicator 1.1 of 1: Increase in the number/percentage of female students pursuing advanced courses in mathematics, sciences, and computer science.|
Source: Grantee Performance Report, Women's Educational Equity Grantee Performance Report.
Next Data Available: December 2005
Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Limitations: Data are self-reported by grantees.
Explanation: The 2005 target is to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 target is the baseline plus 10 percent. The FY 2007 target is the baseline plus 7 percent more than the 2006 target. The percentage for measure (a) will be calculated by dividing the number of participants enrolled in advanced mathematics by the toal number of participants. The percentage for measure (b) will be calculated by dividing the number of participants who indicate increased knowledge and intent to pursue career options in mathematics and sciences (including computer science) by the total number of participants.
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