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

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ESEA: Ready to Teach - 2005

CFDA Number: 84.286 - Ready to Teach

Program Goal: To improve student achievement by developing high-quality, standards-based digital professional development to teachers and by developing high-quality, standards-based digital classroom content.
Objective 8.1 of 1: To use multiple digital technologies to develop and deliver digital courses and classroom content, and to provide training to teachers using these materials.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Students participating in Ready to Teach will demonstrate enhanced academic achievement.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of students who participate in Ready To Teach programs and demonstrate enhanced academic achievement.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets

Explanation: The FY 2004 target is to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2005 is the baseline plus 5%. The following data may be collected: test scores, participation in more rigorous course-taking, or any other established measure of achievement. Materials developed under Ready To Teach are intended for distribution beyond the project period.  
Additional Source Information: Outside contractors' evaluation reports and projects' annual performance reports

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: December 2005
Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Validated by outside contractors for evaluation and by Department staff.

Limitations: Because of shifting demographics, some students may not remain in the assigned school district, but steps are being taken to track these students.


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