This report summarizes results from a 2019 spring survey of 8th-grade students in the middle school Dual Language Program. Most students indicated they enjoyed the program, realized the academic benefits, and wanted to continue Dual Language in high school.
This report summarizes the bilingual and English as a second language programs implemented during 2017–2018. Programs and program participation are summarized, as well as student demographic characteristics and the number of students served.
Summary of Elementary Principals’ Comments on Bilingual and English as a Second Language Program Choices for School Year 2018—2019
This report summarizes elementary principals' comments from a December 2017 discussion about the process for choosing bilingual and English as a second language programs for their schools in the 2018-2019 school year.
This report summarizes results from a sample of Dual Language (DL) Program classroom observations conducted in the 2017-2018 school year. Instructional specialists used an instrument to rate aspects of program implementation which included classroom environment and instructional methods.
This report provides student feedback on their experiences in the 2017–2018 middle school dual language program.
This report documents feedback obtained at two meetings with principals and teachers of pre-kindergarten centers offering the dual language (DL) program. Participants were asked to provide input about DL program implementation in the 2015-2016 school year, and to discuss recommendations about proposed changes for the DL program delivery model in the 2016-2017 school year.
This annual report summarizes Austin ISD's English language learner students and the bilingual education programs that served them during the 2014-2015 school year. The report includes summaries of data on student demographics, language acquisition, and academic performance.
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.
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.
Fifth-Grade Native English Speakers' Performance on the Spanish-Language Proficiency Assessment, STAMP 4Se, 2018-2019
This report examines fifth-grade native English speakers’ performance on the Spanish language proficiency assessment. Spanish language proficiency was assessed with the STAMP 4Se assessment, which was given in the Spring 2019 semester to fifth-grade native English speaking students enrolled in the two-way Dual Language (DL) Program. Students were assessed on four domains of Spanish language proficiency (reading, listening, writing, and speaking). Student performance levels on all four domains increased compared with student performance in 2018.