PROGRESS TOWARD GOALS
In addition to knowing where we are and where we’ve been, it’s important to know where we’re going. Setting goals helps us get there. This is our progress toward the goals we set in 2010, as well as our new goals for 2011.
PEOPLE AND COmmUNITIES
In 2010, AT&T conducted program evaluations of 82 grant recipients. Grantees reported facing a number of obstacles to obtaining individual student record data, motivating AT&T to focus more efforts on improving data access and quality.
AT&T Aspire High School Success grants serve a high needs population and target resources toward students who are at-risk for poor high school outcomes.
Prevalent programmatic approaches among Aspire-funded programs are consistent with evidence-based, promising practices for reducing the dropout rate.
To strengthen the impact of our funding, we continued to build close relationships with leading education organizations and fund valuable research.
Conduct program evaluations of 82 grant recipients in 2010 to identify best practices of high school drop- out prevention programs, and use findings to strengthen the impact of future funding.
Progress Toward Goal
Conduct program evaluations of 76 grant recipients to identify best practices of high school drop-out programs, and use findings to strengthen the impact of future funding.