The High School Exit Survey was administered online to seniors in every AISD high school during Spring 2010. In total, 3,574 seniors in the Class of 2010 completed the survey, for a response rate of 87.9 percent.
The ACCESS grant provided funding for a dropout specialist at Mendez Middle School to work with students and their families on identifying and overcoming barriers to attendance and to decrease the likelihood that students would drop out.
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Individuals with Disablities Education Act (ARRA IDEA), 2009-2010 Summary
This report summarizes 2009-2010 projects funded by AISD's $17 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act grant.
Midyear Report on Austin ISD's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Individuals with Disablities Education Act (ARRA IDEA) for 2009-2010
This report summarizes project results midyear during 2009-2010 for AISD's $17 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (ARRA IDEA) grant.
ACCESS Initiative 2009-2010 Summary: Conflict Resolution and Violence Prevention at Garcia Middle School
This report summarizes the 2009-2010 evaluation results of AISD's ACCESS initiative conflict resolution and violence prevention program at Garcia Middle School.
This report summarizes the 2009-2010 results of 25 AISD's special education grant projects. Goals were to reduce the student achievement gap and disproportionality, improving teacher quality and district processes, and evaluating projects.
School-community liaisons (SCLs) function as school-based social workers, connecting students and families with school- and Community-based supports and services. Students returning to their home campuses following disciplinary placements represent a high-need population who benefit from dedicated SCL support.
QTEL is a professional development program for teachers which is designed to improve instruction for English Language Learners (ELLs) and began as a pilot in 2007 at Lanier and International High Schools. This report presents findings of TAKS outcomes for students at Lanier High School in year 3.
AISD provided summer programs in 2010 for students to accelerate academic learning, maintain academic skills between school years, recover course credits, retake state achievement tests, or experience school-level transition activities.
Austin Community Collaboration to Enhance Student Success (ACCESS) first funded a gang specialist school resource officer (SRO) in Fall 2007 to decrease gang activity on campuses and to educate students, parents, and community members about gangs. The ACCESS-funded gang detective is a member of the Joint Juvenile Gang Intervention Unit (JJGIU), along with another detective from the Austin Independent School District (AISD) Police Department, and two detectives and a gang prevention coordinator from the Austin Police Department. The JJGIU was formed in response to a Joint Steering Committee on…