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11.5.8 Measurable Skill Gain (See Measurable Skill Gain Policy Section for more details)

Effective date: August 7, 2017 - February 25, 2019

Definition: The percentage of program participants who, during a program year, are in an education or training program that leads to a recognized postsecondary credential or employment and who are achieving measurable skill gains, defined as documented academic technical, occupational, or other forms of progress, towards such a credential or employment. Depending on the type of education or training program, documented progress is defined as one of the following:

This indicator includes participants who exit during the report period.

Participants with the following "Other Reasons for Exit" (Exclusions*) are not included:

Method #1: Educational Functioning Level (EFL) Gain

Method #2: Attainment of a Secondary School Diploma (Participants who have not completed HS Diploma/Equivalent at program entry)

Method #3: Transcript/Report Card Meeting State's Unit Policy2

Method #4: Progress Report from Employer or Training Provider

Method #5: Passage of an exam required for an occupation or progress attaining technical/occupational skills