Specifications include, but are not limited to: ) STRATEGY 1
The Contractor shall conduct an independent, mixed-methods evaluation of AK-CLSD. The Contractor
shall work closely with the State to ensure evaluation activities complement the State’s administration
activities and that evaluation instruments have content validity and provide valuable formative
The Contractor shall address seven research questions:
1. What percentage of AK-CLSD subgrantees and their students are high need?
2. What project services did the State provide to subgrantees, to what extent were those services
research-based, and did the services support comprehensive literacy instruction and project
3. To what extent did subgrantee program staff members receive sufficient, high-quality,
research-based support from the State to implement comprehensive literacy programs?