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

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ESEA: State Grants for Innovative Programs - 2004

CFDA Number: 84.298 - Innovative Education Program Strategies

Program Goal: To support state and local programs that are a continuing source of innovation and educational improvement.
Objective 8.1 of 1: To encourage states to use flexibility authorities in ways that will increase student achievement.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Improved student achievement: School districts that direct Title V funds to activities designated as strategic priorities by U. S. Department of Education will be more likely to achieve adequate yearly progress than those that use funds for all other activities. Strategic priorities include: (1) Those that support student achievement, enhance reading and math, (2) Those that improve the quality of teachers, (3) Those that ensure that schools are safe and drug free, (4) Those that promote access for all students.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of LEAs targeting Title V funds to strategic activities.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003 88 999
2004   999

The percentage of LEAs meeting AYP
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
LEAs that target Title V funds LEAs that do not target Title V funds
LEAs that target Title V funds LEAs that do not target Title V funds
65 55
999 999
999 999

Explanation: For the 2003 baseline year, 65% of LEA's that targeted Title V funds met AYP. This was compared to the sample of LEA's that did not target Title V funds, which showed only 55% of LEA's meeting AYP requirements. In FY 2004 we expect an increase of 5% in the % of LEA's meeting AYP.  
Additional Source Information: State Report Cards; Title V Monitoring; Consolidated State Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2002 - 2003
Data Available: September 2004
Validated By: No Formal Verification.

Limitations: These percentages were based upon information from 36 states who provided data in all categories needed to compute the statistics.


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