The purpose of this survey was to monitor high school students’ perceptions of their high school experience. Results are used to improve the campus environment and program supports for students, and in monitoring the district’s strategic plan Goal 3.
The disparity in passing rates of at-risk and not at-risk students decreased for nearly half of STAAR subjects and grades, but increased in nearly as many cases. However, the gap narrowed to the smallest measured in six years of graduation rates.
This report describes the implementation of arts-based instruction during in-school and out-of-school times. Specifically, it summarizes the results of four components of the inventory: (a) sequential fine arts instruction during school, (b) community arts experiences during school, (c) out-of-school time arts opportunities on campus, and (d) opportunities for students to publicly perform or exhibit in each art form.
In the 2013–2014 school year, the High-Dosage Tutoring (HDT) Program served approximately 1,698 students at nine AISD schools. This report summarizes the third year of implementation and outcomes.
The Texas Literacy Initiative (TLI) was first implemented in AISD during the 2012–2013 school. This report summarizes Spring 2014 survey responses from coaches/specialists at TLI campuses. Click to learn about their experiences during the second year of the initiative.
Any Given Child Creative Learning Initiative: Results From the November 2013 Creative Learning Initiative Survey
The November 2013 Creative Learning Initiative Survey was designed to gather participants’ feedback about the arts-based instruction workshop that took place in November, the facilitator(s) of that workshop, the participants’ implementation of the arts-based instruction, and the impact of the workshop on their students and their own professional growth. Staff from the McCallum and Travis vertical teams participated in the Creative Learning Initiative. Staff from 22 of the 24 campuses participated in the November Creative Learning Initiative workshop, and staff from all 24 campuses…
The Texas Literacy Initiative (TLI) was first implemented in AISD during the 2012–2013 school. This report summarizes Spring 2014 survey responses from teachers at TLI campuses. Click to learn about teachers’ experiences during the second year of the initiative.
The Texas Literacy Initiative (TLI) was first implemented in AISD during the 2012–2013 school. This report summarizes Spring 2014 survey responses from administrators at TLI campuses. Click to learn about administrators’ experiences during the second year of the initiative.
AISD's Texas Literacy Initiative (TLI) is a grant-funded effort to improve students' school readiness and success in the areas of language and literacy in the Johnson, Lanier, and Travis vertical teams of schools. This report summarizes results from a survey sent to TLI teachers in Fall 2013 to obtain their feedback on the initiative.
Summary of the American Institutes for Research's (AIR) Report on Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in the Austin Independent School District (AISD), 2014
This report summarizes the analyses described in AIR's year 3 report for the Collaborating Districts Initiative (CDI) evaluation of AISD's SEL program. Recommendations are also included.