Monitoring and Evaluation Plans of Selected ARRA Programs

July 22, 2010

Also in Issue 1, Volume 7:

State Chamber Educates on Standards & Reform

Congress Debates Education Funding

Measuring ARRA: Asking the Right Questions

At-a-Glance: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009


Monitoring and Evaluation Plans of Selected ARRA Programs

 

Program
Monitoring for...
Outcome Measure
State longitudinal data systems
 

Adherence to timeline, procedures. Allowable use of funds.

Number of states with a data system including all elements of the America COMPETES Act.

http://nces.ed.gov/programs/slds

Teacher Incentive Fund

Progress meeting goals/objective of applications, fund carryover

Changes over time in the percent of teachers and principals in high-need schools with a record of effectiveness.

Changes in teacher and principal compensation systems measured by the percent of a district’s personnel budget used for performance-related payments.

www.ed.gov/programs/teacherincentive/index.html
 

Educational Technology State Grants

Compliance with legislative requirements

Percentage difference in Internet access between classrooms in high- and low-poverty schools

Percentage of districts that have fully and effectively integrated technology

Percentage of teachers who meet state technology standards

Percentage of students who meet state technology standards by the end of 8th grade
 

School Improvement Grants

Monitoring and evaluating systems in development

Monitoring and evaluating systems in development

www.ed.gov/programs/sif/performance.html
 

State Fiscal Stabilization Fund
 

Monitoring and evaluating systems in development

Number of jobs saved/created

Number of states that publicly report teacher ratings or levels for each district

Number of states that publicly report principal ratings for each district

Number of  states that provide teachers with student growth data

Race to the Top

Monitoring and evaluating systems in development 
 

Monitoring and evaluating systems in development

 

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