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

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AEFLA: Adult Education National Leadership Activities - FY 2006

CFDA Number: 84.191 - Adult Education National Leadership Activities

Program Goal: To support research, evaluation, information dissemination and other activities to help states improve adult education, and literacy programs.

Objective 1 of 1: To support adult education systems that result in increased adult learner achievement in order to prepare adults for family, work, citizenship, and future learning.
Indicator 1.1 of 1: The National Reporting System (NRS), which supports performance-based reporting, will be fully implemented in all states to consistently provide high-quality learner assessment data.
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The percentage of states yielding high-quality learner assessment data under NRS.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2002 50  
2003 65 75
2004 75 95
2005   96
2006   100

Source: State Annual Performance Reports - data and narrative.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006

Data Validated By: On-Site Monitoring By ED.
Program monitoring and data review and analysis by ED and Data Quality Certification Process. Data will be verified by electronic checks and expert staff analysis, and by requiring confirmation and attestation of data by state directors. State data are also checked independently by ED/OVAE during onsite monitoring and state audit reviews.

Limitations: Total data quality and full systems development are dependent on investments of staff and resources by states to adopt and adapt the models developed and promoted by ED/OVAE. States are supported by the technical assistance and expertise provided by ED.

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Last Modified: 12/28/2005