U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

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ESEA: State Grants for Innovative Programs - FY 2006

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 2: To encourage states to use flexibility authorities in ways that will increase student achievement.
Indicator 1.1 of 3: 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 (AYP) than those that use funds for all other activities. Strategic priorities include (1) those that support student achievement, 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.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The percentage of LEAs meeting AYP.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Of districts targeting Title V funds, the percent achieving AYP Of districts not targeting Title V funds, the percent achieving AYP
Of districts targeting Title V funds, the percent achieving AYP Of districts not targeting Title V funds, the percent achieving AYP
2003
65 55
65 55
2004
   
68 58
2005
   
69 59
2006
   
70 60

Source: State Report Cards; Title V Monitoring; Consolidated State Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: August 2007
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 performance targets are increased by 1%.
 
Indicator 1.2 of 3: Improved student achievement: The percentage of funds that districts use for the four strategic priorities combined will increase. The four strategic priorities are: (1) support student achievement, enhance reading and math; (2) improve the quality of teachers; (3) ensure that schools are safe and drug free; and (4) promote access for all students.
 
Measure 1.2.1 of 1: The percentage of combined funds that districts use for the four strategic priorities.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Consolidated State Performance Report; Title V Monitoring

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: August 2006
 
Explanation: The performance target for FY 2006 is to establish the baseline.
 
Indicator 1.3 of 3: Improved student achievement: The percentage of LEAs that complete a credible needs assessment will increase.
 
Measure 1.3.1 of 1: The percentage of LEAs that complete a credible needs assessment .
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Program monitoring; Site visits.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: August 2006
 
Explanation: The performance target for FY 2006 is to establish the baseline.
 
Objective 2 of 2: Improve the operational efficiency of the program.
Indicator 2.1 of 2: Program Efficiency: A decrease in the number of days it takes the Department of Education to send a monitoring report to States after monitoring visits (both on-site and virtual).
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: The number of days it takes the Department of Education to send a monitoring report to States after monitoring visits (both on-site and virtual).
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Program office records

Next Data Available: November 2006
 
Explanation: FY 2006 target is to establish the baseline.
 
Indicator 2.2 of 2: Program Efficiency: A decrease in the number of days it takes States to respond satisfactorily to findings in their monitoring reports.
 
Measure 2.2.1 of 1: The number of days it takes States to respond satisfactorily to findings in their monitoring reports.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Program office records

Next Data Available: November 2006
 
Explanation: FY 2006 target is to establish the baseline.
 


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