In accordance with 21st CCLC grant requirements, data submitted to the Illinois Data and Benchmarking tool by grantees is automatically submitted to the federal 21APR system on their behalf. Therefore, the following data guidelines have been modified from the US Department of Education Office of Elementary and Secondary Education’s guidance regarding grantee submission to 21APR. Questions about this information should be directed to your assigned ISBE principal consultant at
21APR collects descriptive information on program characteristics and services as well as performance data across a range of outcomes. In addition, one of the core purposes of 21APR is to collect information on the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) performance indicators associated with the 21st CCLC program.