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ESEA: Arts in Education - 2005

CFDA Numbers: 84.351C - Professional Development for Arts Educators--Arts in Education
84.351D - Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination Grants Program
84.351E - Arts in Education

Program Goal: To help ensure that all program participants meet challenging state academic content standards in the arts.
Objective 8.1 of 1: Activities supported with federal funds will improve the quality of standards-based arts education for all participants.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Percentage of participants who benefit from standards-based arts education and meet state standards in the arts will increase.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
(a) The percentage of students participating in arts models programs who demonstrate higher achievement than those in control or comparison groups.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets

(b) The number of students who participate in standards-based arts education sponsored by the VSA and JFK Center for Performing Arts.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
low-income students with disabilities
low-income students with disabilities
999 999

Explanation: FY 2004 data will establish the baseline. The target for FY 2005 is the baseline plus 1%. For measure (b), data will be disaggregated for low-income participants and for those with disabilities.

VSA=Very Special Arts
JFK=John F. Kennedy


Source: Performance Report
Grantee Performance Report: Arts in Education Grantee Performance Report.

Additional Source Information: For performance measure (a): Independent Evaluation conducted, with first performance reports due in 2004.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: October 2005
Validated By: No Formal Verification.


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