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AEFLA: National Institute for Literacy - FY 2006


CFDA Number: 84.257 - National Institute for Literacy

Program Goal: To provide knowledge and resources to improve literacy instruction across the lifespan.

Objective 1 of 2: Recipients state that information based on scientific research (or the most rigorous research available) provided by NIFL prepares them to improve instruction.
Indicator 1.1 of 1: Technical assistance: The percentage of persons who receive NIFL technical assistance.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 2: (a) The percentage of recipients who receive information through NIFL technical assistance who report they are likely to implement instructional practices grounded in scientifically based research (or the most rigorous research available).
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Measure 1.1.2 of 2: (b) The percentage of individuals who receive NIFL technical assistance who can demonstrate that they implemented instructional practices grounded in scientifically based research within six months of receiving the technical assistance.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Evaluations of technical assistance

Frequency: Other.

Next Data Available: December 2006

Limitations: Not everyone who receives technical assistance will complete an evaluation.
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish baselines for these new measures.
 
Objective 2 of 2: NIFL effectively disseminates high-quality information to improve instructional practice and/or service delivery.
Indicator 2.1 of 1: Dissemination: The percentage of projects that are deemed to be of high quality.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: The percentage of products that are deemed to be of high quality by an independent panel of qualified scientists.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Panel of experts to review a sample of products available on the NIFL Web site.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2006
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline.
 


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