DRE staff formally evaluate the language acquisition and academic achievement of students served by programs for English Language Learners: Late Transitional Bilingual Education (LTBE), English as a Second Language (ESL) and Dual Language (see Programs We Serve for program descriptions).

Recent Publications

Bilingual and English as a Second Language Program and Demographic Summary, 2017–2018

This report summarizes the bilingual and English as a second language programs implemented during 2017–2018. Programs and program participation are summarized, as well as student demographic characteristics and the number of students served.

Eighth-Grade Students’ Feedback on the Middle School Dual Language Program 2018

This report provides student feedback on their experiences in the 2017–2018 middle school dual language program.

Dual Language Program Implementation at Austin Independent School District, 2017-2018

This report summarizes results from a sample of Dual Language (DL) Program classroom observations conducted in the 2017-2018 school year. Instructional specialists used an instrument to rate aspects of program implementation which included classroom environment and instructional methods.

English Learner Summer School Students' Performance on Early Reading 2017

This reports examines the Fall 2017 early reading performance of students who attended the English learner summer school in June 2017.