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

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ESEA: Mentoring Program - FY 2006


CFDA Number: 84.184B - Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Mentoring Program

Program Goal: To support mentoring programs and activities for children who are at risk of educational failure, dropping out of school, or involvement in criminal or delinquent activities, or who lack strong positive role models.

Objective 1 of 1: Provide grants to community-based organizations and local school districts to support mentoring programs for high-risk youth.
Indicator 1.1 of 3: Sustained mentoring matches: Proportion of student-mentor matches that are sustained for over one year.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The percentage of student-mentor matches that are sustained by the grantees for a period of 12 months.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
2004 Cohort 2005 Cohort
2004 Cohort 2005 Cohort
2006
   
999  
2007
   
  999

Source: Annual Grantee Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: October 2006

Data Validated By: On-Site Monitoring By ED.
 
Explanation: No target is established for a cohort in the first year after award because grant sites will need to have operated for a minimum of 12 months in order to produce any student-mentor matches that meet the criteria established for this measure. The FY 2006 target is to establish the baseline for the 2004 cohort, and the FY 2007 target is to establish the baseline for the 2005 cohort.
 
Indicator 1.2 of 3: Improved academic achievement: The proportion of mentored students demonstrating improved academic competencies.
 
Measure 1.2.1 of 1: The percentage of mentored students who demonstrate improvement in core academic subjects as measured by grade point average after 12 months.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
2004 Cohort 2005 Cohort
2004 Cohort 2005 Cohort
2006
   
999  
2007
   
  999

Source: Annual Grantee Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: October 2006
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline for the 2004 cohort, and the FY 2007 target is to establish a baseline for the 2005 cohort.
 
Indicator 1.3 of 3: Unexcused absences: Proportion of mentored students with unexcused absences.
 
Measure 1.3.1 of 1: The percentage of mentored students who have unexcused absences from school.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
2004 Cohort 2005 Cohort 2006 Cohort
2004 Cohort 2005 Cohort 2006 Cohort
2005
     
999    
2006
     
  999  
2007
     
    999

Source: Annual Grantee Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2005

Data Validated By: On-Site Monitoring By ED.
This measure was stated as a unified measure for FY 2005, but has now been disaggregated by cohort.
 
Explanation: The FY 2005 target is to establish a baseline for the 2004 cohort. The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline for the 2005 cohort. The FY 2007 target is to establish a baseline for the 2006 cohort.
 


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