U.S Code last checked for updates: Jun 25, 2024
§ 6471.
Program evaluations
(a)
Scope of evaluation
Each State agency or local educational agency that conducts a program under subpart 1 or 2 of this part shall evaluate the program, disaggregating data on participation by gender, race, ethnicity, and age while protecting individual student privacy,,1
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not less than once every 3 years, to determine the program’s impact on the ability of participants—
(1)
to maintain and improve educational achievement and to graduate from high school in the number of years established by the State under either the four-year adjusted cohort graduation rate or the extended-year adjusted cohort graduation rate, if applicable;
(2)
to accrue school credits that meet State requirements for grade promotion and high school graduation;
(3)
to make the transition to a regular program or other education program operated by a local educational agency or school operated or funded by the Bureau of Indian Education;
(4)
to complete high school (or high school equivalency requirements) and obtain employment after leaving the correctional facility or institution for neglected or delinquent children and youth; and
(5)
as appropriate, to participate in postsecondary education and job training programs.
(b)
Exception
(c)
Evaluation measures
(d)
Evaluation results
Each State agency and local educational agency shall—
(1)
submit evaluation results to the State educational agency and the Secretary; and
(2)
use the results of evaluations under this section to plan and improve subsequent programs for participating children and youth.
(Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1431, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title I, § 101, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1591; amended Pub. L. 114–95, title I, § 1401(14), Dec. 10, 2015, 129 Stat. 1905.)
cite as: 20 USC 6471