Question: What are the professional development needs of Austin Independent School District's (AISD) teachers and campus administrators?
A survey given to teachers and campus administrators in spring 2009 showed several commonly requested training topics.
AISD served more than 13,000 students in summer programs, providing opportunities for accelerated learning, maintenance of academic skills between school years, course credit recovery, state achievement tests, or school-level transition activities. Read the full report for more details.
AISD allocated Title I, Part A funds to 68 school-wide campuses (52 elementary, 11 middle, and 5 high schools) where the percentages of low-income children ranged from 45% to 99%. Other funds were allocated to provide services district wide to students, staff, and families. For more information on Title I compliance, read the full report.
Question: How did currently enrolled 12th grade students (September 2008) participating in the New Tech High program at Akins High School perform on their TAKS 2007 and 2008 tests, compared with other 12 graders enrolled in Akins High School and across th
Seniors participating in the New Tech High program had higher 2008 TAKS passing rates and made greater gains on TAKS from 2007 to 2008 in most subjects when compared with other seniors at Akins High School and across the district.