ERIC Number: ED463804
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jan
Perkins Core Performance Measures Results and Targets, 2000-2001.
McHewitt, Earl R.; Taylor, Garry
This is a report on 2000-2001 Perkins III core performance standards and measures for the Virginia Community College System (VCCS). Perkins performance measure definitions for the system were finalized with the Virginia and federal departments of education in fall 2000. Core indicators include: (1) student attainment, which measures academic and technical skills; (2) completion, which looks at graduation rate; (3) placement and persistence, which focuses on employment, further study, and retention; and (4) equity of program enrollment and completion, which includes representation in enrollment and graduates. For indicator 1, the VCCS fell approximately 2 points under the agreed-upon levels of 70% for academic attainment and 83% for skill proficiencies. For indicator 2, the VCCS narrowly surpassed the agreed-upon level of 18%. For indicator 3, the system fell just under the standard levels of 75% for placement and 90% for retention. Finally, for indicator 4, the VCCS surpassed the standard participation level of 19% by almost 2 points. It also surpassed by more than 5 points the agreed-upon level of 23% for completion. Results are detailed in the report's three charts. (EMH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, College Outcomes Assessment, Community Colleges, Degrees (Academic), Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Enrollment, Minority Groups, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.so.cc.va.us/vccsasr/research/index.html.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Community Colleges, Richmond.