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Education Final 09-15-11
1. Access and Enrollment
2. Student Accomplishment
3. Student and Economic Outcomes
Action Plan
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 1. Access and Enrollment

1.1 - State-Funded Preschool Enrollment100%101.2%DELIn 2010-11, an average of 8,120 children were enrolled monthly in 8,024 ECEAP slots. Enrollment exceeds 100% because children left and were replaced during the month. 50.5% of eligible children were enrolled in state- or federally-funded preschool.
1.2 - Higher Education Participation Rate 21.6%HECB, SBCTCFrom 2000 to 2009, the percentage of adults 18-44 enrolled in college increased from 13.5% to 21.6%, with most of the growth coming at the undergraduate level. The increase in Washington was less than national increases during the same period.
1.3 - Financial Aid $861HECBIn 2009-10, the state ranked 3rd highest in the nation for providing need-based financial aid per full-time equivalent undergraduate student. This is largely driven by the amount of funding available for state aid.
1.4 - E-Learning19% of FTE students19% of FTE studentsSBCTCIn 2009-10, eLearning courses served the equivalent of 30,911 full-time community and technical college students, an increase of 31% from the year before. This achieves the target growth rate toward serving 85% of all students through eLearning by 2030.
1.5 - WIA Training Participation 59%ESD13,400 recipients of services through the Workforce Investment Act were enrolled in training between May 2009 and June 2011. Recovery Act funds helped to increase the number of participants in training compared to the previous year.
1.6 - Foster Child School Changes20% (Braam Benchmark)17%DSHSDuring the 2008-09 school year, 17% of children in out-of-home foster care changed schools when placed or moved. This is an improvement of 5% from the year before, and well below the Braam Panel Benchmark.