Findings from the July 2011 focus group with staff from the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders include recommendations for an additional single-sex school, recommended models, lessons learned, and challenges.
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Evaluation 2009-2011
AISD used $16 million to support 25 ARRA IDEA projects to reduce the student academic achievement gap, reduce disproportionality, reduce dropout, improve district processes, improve teacher quality, and evaluate programs.
This report summarizes high school data seminar discussions and includes trends common across data sources, identified successes and challenges, and suggested resources to address students’ college preparation needs.
This report uses the High School Exit Survey as a vehicle to explore explanations for the consistent postsecondary enrollment gap between Hispanic seniors and students of other races/ethnicities.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is completed by students annually to determine eligibility for federal student financial aid. This report describes FAFSA completion outcomes for seniors in 2011.
Twenty-nine percent of 2010-2011 AISD students were English language learners (ELLs). The majority of ELLs (62%) made progress in English proficiency and they showed overall improvement in most TAKS content areas for most grades.
The ninth annual High School Exit Survey was administered online to seniors in every AISD high school during Spring 2011. In total, 3,793 seniors completed the survey, for an adjusted response rate of 87.3 percent.
The National Wildlife Federation assists schools in developing Schoolyard Habitats®, where educators and students learn how to attract and support local wildlife. This report describes results in the first year of program implementation.
This report describes teacher concerns regarding the introduction and implementation of the district’s Response to Intervention (RtI) framework in AISD middle schools during the 2010-2011 school year.