In the 2014–2015 school year, Eastside Memorial High School implemented a High-Dosage Tutoring (HDT) Program that served approximately 156 Algebra I students. This report summarizes student outcomes, tutor, teacher, and student perceptions, and program logistics.
The Creative Learning Initiative Innovates Teaching and Learning: Impact Highlights of the 2014–2015 School Year
The Creative Learning Initiative (CLI), a collective impact partnership among the Austin Independent School District (AISD), the city of Austin, and MINDPOP (an arts partnership dedicated to expanding creative learning in Austin and representing over 50 arts and cultural agencies), created arts-rich schools at a rate that exceeded the benchmark goal. The CLI had a positive impact on both teachers and students, as well as on the district. Teachers reported positive experiences with the program activities and positive changes in student engagement, behavior, and student achievement. Students…
This brief 2-page guide explains what a logic model is and why DRE uses them as a first step in planning a program evaluation.
This report summarizes AISD's Title I, Part A program for 2014-2015. AISD annually receives federal NCLB Title I funds, based on the percentage of low-income students in the district's attendance zones, for the purpose of improving educational programs.
The Texas Literacy Initiative (TLI) was first implemented in AISD during the 2012–2013 school year. This report summarizes Fall 2014 survey responses from coaches/specialists at TLI campuses.
This report summarizes results of the 2014-2015 Austin Partners in Education (APIE) program evaluation.
The Texas Literacy Initiative (TLI) was first implemented in AISD during the 2012–2013 school year. This report summarizes Fall 2014 survey responses from teachers at TLI campuses.
The Texas Literacy Initiative (TLI) was first implemented in AISD during the 2012–2013 school year. This report summarizes Fall 2014 survey responses from administrators at TLI campuses.
State Compensatory Education (SCE) is a supplemental program designed to eliminate disparities in (a) student performance on assessment instruments administered under chapter 39 of the Texas Education Code (1995, amended 2013), and (b) the rates of high school completion between students who are at risk of dropping out of school, as defined by Texas Education Code 29.081 (1995, amended 2013), and all other students. SCE funds must be used for programs or services that are supplemental to the regular education program and aim to increase the performance of students identified as at risk of drop
This report summarizes comments from Spring 2015 teacher focus groups held at schools participating in the Texas Literacy Initiative.