As part of AISD's commitment to continually improve the employee experience, data about employees’ personal experiences, supports, and challenges were collected to gather information about their onboarding and early career experience. Insights from the survey results will be used to refine the district’s onboarding processes and improve supports for early career staff. Results suggested that all sites should have a formal onboarding process, ensure technology access is enable and provide more training on AISD systems, and providing each staff with a point of contact.
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.
This report discusses the second year of AISD’s High Dosage Tutoring Program: students’ progress, program summaries, and participant survey results.
Schoolnet is an instructional tool designed to help district staff at all levels to improve student achievement. In 2011-2012, the evaluation focused on system implementation.
Standard Aggregate Reports (SAR) allow community-based service providers to access aggregate data (i.e., summary data for multiple individuals) about students participating in their programs. Using this system, service providers gain access to valuable information about the discipline, attendance, and academic achievement outcomes of the students they serve. At the same time, AISD can maintain compliance with federal and local regulations protecting the confidentially of individual-level student data while being responsive to agency data needs.
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
Equity in Austin Independent School District: District Summary of Equity Work and Action Steps for Improvement
This report provides a summary of the district's gap analyses, Equity Self-Assessment Survey results, current research, and district action steps.
This report contains descriptions of implementation and impact data related to CARES's effect on students, families and staff in 2020–2021. Responses to CARES-related survey items showed the majority of respondents were impacted positively. Further, the CARES team increased employee recognition efforts, the number of RAVEs given increased to 3,667, and, Let's Talk dialogues increased to almost 50,000. Expanding the Let's Talk communication platform was especially helpful to families during winter storm Uri. Qualitative data reflected the emphasis on customer service and…
Telecommuting is currently used in many industries and is celebrated for fostering job satisfaction and increased productivity. However, telecommuting is not widely practiced in K-12 environments. Two departments in AISD implemented pilot telecommuting programs. This report presents survey results from these pilot implementation models and summarizes the lessons learned to better understand the challenges and best practices of implementation.
Each year, staff develop the evaluation plan document to describe the scope of work for the coming year which details programs to be evaluated and evaluation support and services to be provided. Evaluation plans are developed through an interactive process involving evaluation and program staff and the executive director of Accountability. This plan of work is for the 2007-2008 school year.