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Baseline: 68.7 percent of adolescents aged 10 to 17 years had a wellness checkup in the past 12 months, as reported in 2008
Target: 75.6 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 82.4 percent of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years participated in extracurricular and/or out-of-school activities in the past 12 months, as reported in 2007
Target: 90.6 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH), HRSA/MCHB and CDC/NCHS
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AH-3     Increase the proportion of adolescents who are connected to a parent or other positive adult caregiver
Baseline: 75.7 percent of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years had an adult in their lives with whom they could talk about serious problems, as reported in 2008
Target: 83.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), SAMHSA
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Baseline: 82.1 percent of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years who participated in extracurricular or out-of-school activities during the past 12 months had parents who reported they usually or always attended events and activities in which their adolescents participated, as reported in 2007
Target: 90.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH), HRSA/MCHB and CDC/NCHS
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AH-5     Increase educational achievement of adolescents and young adults
Baseline: 74.9 percent of students attending public schools graduated with a regular diploma in 2007–08 4 years after starting 9th grade
Target: 82.4 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Common Core of Data (CCD), ED/NCES
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Baseline: 59.3 percent of students aged 14 to 21 years served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act who exited high school in 2007–08 graduated with a diploma
Target: 65.2 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Data Accountability Center (DAC), ED/OSERS
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AH-5.3 Increase the proportion of students whose reading skills are at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade
AH-5.3.1 Increase the proportion of 4th grade students whose reading skills are at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade View Details
Baseline: 33.0 percent of 4th grade students, including those who attended public and private schools, had reading skills at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade in 2009
Target: 36.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), ED/NCES
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AH-5.3.2 Increase the proportion of 8th grade students whose reading skills are at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade View Details
Baseline: 32.4 percent of 8th grade students, including those who attended public and private schools, had reading skills at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade in 2009
Target: 35.6 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), ED/NCES
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AH-5.3.3 Increase the proportion of 12th grade students whose reading skills are at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade View Details
Baseline: 35.4 percent of 12th grade students, including those who attended public and private schools, had reading skills at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade in 2005
Target: 38.9 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), ED/NCES
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AH-5.4 Increase the proportion of students whose mathematics skills are at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade
AH-5.4.1 Increase the proportion of 4th grade students whose mathematics skills are at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade View Details
Baseline: 39.1 percent of 4th grade students, including those who attended public and private schools, had mathematics skills that were at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade in 2009
Target: 43.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), ED/NCES
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AH-5.4.2 Increase the proportion of 8th grade students whose mathematics skills are at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade View Details
Baseline: 33.9 percent of 8th grade students, including those who attended public and private schools, had mathematics skills that were at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade in 2009
Target: 37.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), ED/NCES
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AH-5.4.3 Increase the proportion of 12th grade students whose mathematics skills are at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade View Details
Baseline: 23.0 percent of 12th grade students, including those who attended public and private schools, had mathematics skills that were at or above the proficient achievement level for their grade in 2005
Target: 25.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), ED/NCES
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Baseline: 26.6 percent of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years always considered their school work to be meaningful and important in 2008
Target: 29.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), SAMHSA
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Baseline: 5.0 percent of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years missed 11 or more whole school days due to illness or injury in the previous 12 months, as reported in 2008
Target: To be determined
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 68.6 percent of schools overall, including public and private elementary, middle, and high schools, had a school breakfast program in 2006
Target: 75.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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Baseline: 22.7 percent of students in grades 9 through 12 were offered, sold, or given an illegal drug on school property during the past 12 months, as reported in 2009
Target: 20.4 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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Baseline: 86.4 percent of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years had parents who reported that they felt their child was usually or always safe at school, as reported in 2007
Target: 95.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH), HRSA/MCHB and CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 17.2 percent of public schools overall, including primary, middle, and high schools, reported a serious violent incident in 2007–08
Target: 15.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS), ED/NCES
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AH-11     Reduce adolescent and young adult perpetration of, and victimization by, crimes
Baseline: 444.0 per 100,000 adolescents and young adults aged 10 to 24 years were arrested in 2008 for perpetration of crimes included in the Violent Crime Index
Target: 399.6 arrests per 100,000 population aged 10 to 24 years
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR), DOJ/FBI
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Baseline: 1,526.7 per 100,000 adolescents and young adults aged 10 to 24 years were arrested in 2008 for perpetration of crimes included in the Property Crime Index
Target: 1,374.0 arrests per 100,000 population aged 10 to 24 years
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR), DOJ/FBI
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