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ESEA: Literacy Through School Libraries - FY 2006


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
2006
 
999

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: January 2006
 
Explanation: The first program year for grantees receiving funds from Improving Literacy through School Libraries is 2003-2004. The FY 2004 target was to establish a baseline. However, the FY 2004 data were unusable for reporting. Therefore, the FY 2005 target is to establish the baseline. The FY 2006 target is baseline plus 1 percent.
 
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 nonparticipating schools.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: The difference in rate of increase between participating schools and nonparticipating schools.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
25
999
2005
 
27
2006
 
29

Source: 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: January 2006
 
Explanation: The first program year for grantees receiving funds from Improving Literacy through School Libraries is 2003-2004. The FY 2004 target was to establish a baseline.
 


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