Ten AISD elementary campuses implemented one-way and two-way dual language pilot programs in the 2010–2011 year. What were parent and staff’s perception of its implementation? Did students advance in second language proficiency? Find out more.
The National Wildlife Federation assists schools in developing Schoolyard Habitats®, where educators and students learn how to attract and support local wildlife. This report describes results in the first year of program implementation.
This mid-year report summarizes AISD’s use of more than $16 million to support 25 projects to serve students with disabilities, improve teacher skills, improve district special education processes, and evaluate activities.
In 2010–2011, AISD prekindergarten enrollment was 5,614, an increase by 3% from the 2009–2010 year. The cost per student for pre‐K was approximately $3,234 for the 2010–2011 year, a $94 perstudent decrease from 2009–2010.
Overall 2011 retention rates for REACH teachers were not significantly higher than that of similar non-REACH peers. However, data suggest that the intensive mentoring program is making a greater impact on novice teacher retention each year.
Educators in REACH schools participated in focus groups and surveys about their experiences. Attitudes regarding the program and its elements were largely favorable, despite some challenges.
Lucy Read Prekindergarten Demonstration School - First-Year Cohort's 3rd-Grade TAKS Performance, Spring 2011
Students who attended Read pre‐K in 2006-2007 performed better than the state average on their Spring 2011 3rd grade math TAKS and had a greater percentage scoring commended on math TAKS than did other AISD pre-K students or those assumed to qualify for pre‐K.
This report summarizes REACH participants' attitudes toward key program elements and activities in Fall 2009 and Fall 2010. Participants' opinions were stable over time.
AISD REACH supports educators with mentoring and professional development opportunities, and rewards teaching in high needs schools, achieving student learning objectives, and schoolwide growth. This report highlights program successes since 2007-08.
Professional Development Units (PDUs) were new to the REACH program in 2010-2011. This report summarizes participants' experiences with PDUs and the influence of PDUs on student performance on TAKS and Student Learning Objectives.