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Voluntary Public School Choice Program - 2003

CFDA Number: 84.361 - Voluntary Public School Choice

Goal 8: To assist States and local school districts in creating, expanding, and implementing a public school choice program.
Objective 8.1 of 1: The Voluntary Public School Choice Program increases the number of students moving from low performing to higher performing schools.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: The number of families who exercise public school choice will increase.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
The number of students exercising their choice to transfer from low performing to higher performing schools.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets

Explanation: A baseline will be set in FY 2003. The FY 2004 target is 10 percent over the baseline. Choosing not to transfer is considered exercising the option.  
Additional Source Information: COSMOS Corporation, contractor secured through PPSS for the National Evaluation of the Voluntary Public School Choice Program.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2002 - 2003
Data Available: October 2003


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