This report provides a brief overview of Culturally Responsive Restorative Practices, an innovative framework intended to address discipline disparities and improve school climate and culture at ten AISD schools. This work is part of a 5-year, $3.5 million Education Innovation and Research (EIR) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Data include staff and student demographics, student attendance, STAAR math and reading passing rates, perceptions of school climate, and disciplinary practices.
Motivated by the dual-capacity framework for family-school partnerships, one initiative of the Families as Partners program is to enhance the capabilities, connections, cognition, and confidence of parents. This report focuses on the capacity building of the 2018–2019 parent champion initiative.
This brief report summarizes some of the family engagement services provided by AISD parent support specialists to families at their schools during the 2018-2019 school year.
This report summarizes some of the parent and family engagement services provided by PSSs to parents and families at their schools during the 2017–2018 school year.
In Spring 2018, the Families as Partners program hosted two camps where parents participated in social-emotional learning and developed their capabilities, connections, cognition, and confidence.
Parent and Family Engagement Services Provided by Parent Support Specialists Summary Report 2016-2017
This report summarizes some of the parent and family engagement services provided by AISD parent support specialists to parents and families at their schools during the 2016-2017 school year.
The 2017 AISD Parent Survey asked parents about their interactions with school staff, the adequacy of information and opportunities provided by the school, community engagement, and district decision making.
This report briefly summarizes some of the parent and family engagement services provided by Austin Independent School District staff during the 2015-2016 school year.
In Fall 2016, the Families as Partners Initiative, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, hosted its first parent camp for families of five schools in North Austin. This report describes the camp activities and summarizes the feedback parents provided about their experience.
This report provides a brief overview of key component's of AISD's federal Title I, Part A program for 2015-2016, including funding, student and teacher demographics, student academic performance, and accountability.