A r c h i v e d I n f o r m a t i o n
U.S. Department of Education FY 1999 Annual Plan - February 27, 1998
Volume 1. Objective Performance Plans and Data Quality
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Introduction and Overview
Annual Performance on Objectives
Objective 1.1. States develop challenging standards and assessments for all students in the core academic subjects.
Objective 1.2. Every state has a school-to-work system that increases student achievement, improves technical skills, and broadens career opportunities for all.
Objective 1.3. Schools are strong, safe, disciplined, and drug free
Objective 1.4. A talented and dedicated teacher is in every classroom in America.
Objective 1.5. Families and communities are fully involved with schools and school improvement efforts.
Objective 1.6. Greater public school choice will be available to students and families.
Objective 1.7. Schools use advanced technology for all students and teachers to improve education.
Objective 2.1. All children enter school ready to learn.
Objective 2.2. Every child reads well and independently by the end of the third grade.
Objective 2.3. Every eighth-grader masters challenging mathematics, including the foundations of algebra and geometry.
Objective 2.4. Special populations receive appropriate services and assessments consistent with high standards.
Objective 3.1. Secondary school students get the information, skills, and support they need to prepare successfully for postsecondary education.
Objective 3.2. Postsecondary students receive the financial aid and support services they need to enroll in and complete their educational program.
Objective 3.3. Postsecondary student aid delivery and program management is efficient, financially sound, and customer-responsive.
Objective 3.4. All adults can strengthen their skills and improve their earning power over their lifetime through lifelong learning.
Objective 4.1. Our customers receive fast, seamless service and dissemination of high-quality information and products.
Objective 4.2. Our partners have the support and flexibility they need without diminishing accountability for results.
Objective 4.3. An up-to-date knowledge base is available from education research to support education reform and equity.
Objective 4.4. Our information technology investments are sound and used to improve impact and efficiency.
Objective 4.5. The Department's employees are highly skilled and high-performing.
Objective 4.6. Management of our programs and services ensures financial integrity.
Objective 4.7. All levels of the agency are fully performance-driven.
Use of tax expenditures
Funding and staffing by objective
Relationship of program goals to Strategic Plan goals and objectives
Quality of Performance Data: How Data Will Be Verified and Validated
Program Performance Plans
Appendix A: Coordination with Other Agencies
Volume 2. Program Performance Plans
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