This report summarizes highlights from discussions, or "platicas", held with elementary principals about the district's dual language program. Principals provided their opinions about the program and gave suggestions for improvements.
This report summarizes dual language teachers’ feedback that was collected individually or during focus groups in the fall and winter of 2016-2017. Teachers gave their opinions about program components and suggestions for how to improve the program.
Fifth-Grade Native English Speakers' Performance on STAMP 4Se, Spanish-Language Proficiency Assessment, 2016-2017
This report documents how native English speakers enrolled in the two-way dual language program at Austin Independent School District (AISD) performed on STAMP 4Se, a Spanish-language proficiency test during the 2016-2017 school year.
This brief report summarizes the enrollment, graduation rates, and leave reasons of AISD students served by the Language Learners at the University of Texas’s Center for Hispanic Achievement (LUCHA) program between 2011–2012 and 2015–2016.
In Fall 2016, bilingual specialists were hired to provide support to campuses implementing the re-designed dual language program. This report summarizes the services provided by these specialists to administrators, campus staff, and teachers in Fall 2016.
ELLs are assessed annually in academic subject areas using the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) at elementary and middle school levels. This report describes continuously enrolled AISD ELLs’ performance as compared with all AISD students' performance on STAAR reading and math by program, from 2012–2013 through 2015–2016.
This report provides information on AISD's bilingual and English as a Second Language programs implemented in 2016–2017, summarizing the numbers of students served, and students’ language acquisition and academic performance.