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AEFLA: National Institute for Literacy - FY 2005


CFDA Number: 84.257 - National Institute for Literacy

Program Goal: To provide knowledge and resources to improve literacy instruction across the lifespan

Objective 1 of 2: Translate findings from scientifically based or the most rigorous research available into useful information and products for practitioners.
Indicator 1.1 of 1: Research to Practice: Translate findings from scientifically based or the most rigorous research available into useful information and products for practitioners.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: Percentage of recipients who say they will use the product and/or information to improve instructional practice and/or service delivery within six months.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004 100 999
2005 94 95

Source: Contractor Training & Technical Assistance evaluations.

Frequency: Other.

Next Data Available: December 2006
 
Explanation: This measure was new for FY 2004. FY 2004 data established the baseline. In future years, the program will add a follow-up component to determine actual use of information versus intention only.
 
Objective 2 of 2: Disseminate high-quality information and resources on literacy.
Indicator 2.1 of 1: Dissemination: Disseminate high-quality information and resources on literacy.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 2: Number of visitors to NIFL Web site (in millions).
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005 1.80 1.50

Measure 2.1.2 of 2: Percentage of visitors to any of the ''special collections'' of high quality literacy resources who stay 5 minutes or more.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005 38 35

Source: NIFL will use software that tracks the length of time visitors stay on the ''special collections'' of high-quality literacy resources.

Frequency: Monthly.

Next Data Available: December 2006
 
Explanation: FY 2005 data will establish the baseline. In addition, there were 1.8 million visits to the NIFL Web site.
 

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