|CFDA Number:||84.295 - Ready-To-Learn Television|
|Goal 8: The Ready-to-Learn Television Program will enhance the learning strategies of preschool and elementary children.|
|Objective 8.1 of 1: Develop, produce, and distribute high-quality televised educational programming for preschool and elementary school children and their caregivers.|
|Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: High-quality programming and materials produced by Ready to Learn (RTL) programs will increase and provide accountability measures to yield a positive increase in readiness to learn in preschool and elementary children.|
|Targets and Performance Data||Assessment of Progress||Sources and Data Quality|
Explanation: 60 percent of funds go for TV programming and the majority of the remainder to 144 Ready to Learn stations with coordinators who conduct workshops. Parents and Child Educators read one children's book to children each day. Baseline year is 2003. For the first measure, subsequent year targets will reflect a 5 percent increase over the preceding year. For the second measure, subsequent year targets will reflect a 10 percent increase over the preceding year.
Additional Source Information: Mathematica, first year research contractor.
Collection Period: 2003
Data Available: September 2003
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