to the purpose


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to the purpose

To the point; that which is pertinent. We don't have much time left, so please, get to the purpose.
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In response to the purpose, interventions, and outcomes, a design to both measure and then to evaluate (judge relative to the purpose) the progress and interventions must be established.
As the preamble notes, a principal-purpose test also requires a taxpayer to impute a "value" to the purposes for which an activity was undertaken.
However, it is also anticipated that some of the money will be used to fund a technical assistance center to help states develop and implement statewide programs in technology-related assistance, and also to fund an evaluation contract to assess how well states that do receive grants do in responding to the purposes of the act that apply to them.
Some likely candidates for special weighting are likely to be: how a state describes the designated entity and related organizational and management factors; how it describes agency and consumer involvement; how it describes its approach to measuring progress toward a consumer-responsive statewide program of technology-related assistances for people of all ages with disabilities; what its goals, objectives, functions, activities and outcomes will be; and, as a total application, how responsive it is to the purposes of the State Grants Program.