The Creative Learning Initiative (CLI) is a community-wide effort to bring creative learning and the arts to each and every student in Austin. Lead by MINDPOP, the City of Austin, and the Austin Independent School District (AISD), CLI designs systemic and sustainable programs that integrate creativity, creative teaching strategies, and the arts with classroom teaching, campus programming, and campus improvement. Evaluation findings suggest CLI implementation had a positive impact on the district, its teachers and the students it serves.
Has school climate in AISD changed over time since the implementation of the Learning Support Centers
This report summarizes changes in student discretionary discipline removals from AISD schools and changes in staff's climate survey as well as students' climate survey results from 2011-2012 through 2015-2016, with a focus on when learning support centers were implemented in 2012-2013.
During Fall 2015, the Austin Independent School District’s (AISD) Department of Research and Evaluation (DRE) supported the work of the Enrollment Innovation Design Team with several reports identifying leaver patterns and reasons. That work is summarized in this document. In Fall 2016, DRE will conduct an environmental scan of campuses with increasing enrollment and will investigate predictors of increasing or decreasing enrollment.