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ESEA: School Dropout Prevention - FY 2006


CFDA Number: 84.360 - Dropout Prevention Programs

Program Goal: To support effective, sustainable and coordinated school dropout prevention and reentry programs in high schools.

Objective 1 of 4: Support effective programs designed to prevent at-risk students from dropping out of high school.
Indicator 1.1 of 1: The annual dropout rate of at-risk students who entered the Dropout Prevention will decrease.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The dropout rate of at-risk students who entered the Dropout Prevention Program.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
16

Source: Grantee Performance Report, Dropout Prevention Grantee Performance Report.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2005

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.

Limitations: Data are self-reported by grantee through a Performance Report.
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline for SEA level data, which is the result of a change in the focus of the program. The dropout rate is an average of the twenty-four grantees as reported in their initial applications. The grantees use the NCES definition for dropout rates. The performance targets for dropout rates are based on data from the first cohort of grantees.
 
Objective 2 of 4: Support effective programs that identify youth who have dropped out of school and encourage them to reenter school and complete their secondary education.
Indicator 2.1 of 1: The percentage of Students reentering schools who complete their secondary education will increase.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: The percentage of students who reentered school and completed their secondary education.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
5

Source: Grantee Performance Report, Dropout Prevention Grantee Performance Report.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2005

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.

Limitations: Data are self-reported by grantee through a Performance Report.
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline for SEA level data, which is the result of a change in the focus of the program. The dropout rate is an average of the twenty-four grantees as reported in their initial applications. The grantees use the NCES definition for dropout rates. The performance targets for dropout rates are based on data from the first cohort of grantees.
 
Objective 3 of 4: Support statewide school dropout prevention programs, collaborations with other agencies, and individual performance plans for at-risk incoming ninth grade students
Indicator 3.1 of 1: The annual State event dropout rate will decrease
 
Measure 3.1.1 of 1: The state event dropout rate of SEA's.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Grantee Performance Report.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.

Limitations: Data are self-reported
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline.
 
Objective 4 of 4: Support effective programs that identify youth who have dropped out of school and encourage them to reenter school and complete their secondary education.
Indicator 4.1 of 1: The percentage of students reentering schools who complete their secondary education will increase.
 
Measure 4.1.1 of 1: The percentage of students reentering schools who complete their secondary education.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Grantee Performance Report.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2006

Limitations: Data are self-reported.
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline.
 


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