From Gateway to Project Lead the Way: Tracking Middle School Engineering Participants into High School
The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department in the Austin Independent School District (AISD) administers a national engineering program in middle schools, called Gateway, and in high schools, called Project Lead the Way (PLTW). In this summary, the PLTW courses taken during high school were examined for two cohorts of students who participated in the Gateway program at some point in their middle school years (eighth graders in 2011–2012 and 2012–2013). Overall, more than half of Gateway 8th grade students in 2011–2012 (57%) and 2012–2013 (56%) attended a PLTW high school. Of…
This report provides a summary of highlights of the 15th annual AISD High School Exit Survey administered online to seniors in every AISD high school during May 2017.
This report provides a longitudinal analysis of enrollment patterns and development of English proficiency among International High School students.
This report describes how transgender middle and high school students at AISD feel about their school climates, as reported through the 2017 student climate survey, and how they perform at their schools.
Financial Aid and Apply Texas Results Submissions, Preliminary Summary of District and Campus Results, 2016–2017
The FAFSA is an application to determine eligibility for financial aid. The Apply Texas Application allows students to apply to postsecondary institutions in the state. This report provides preliminary results on submissions by AISD seniors in 2017.
Summary the Educator Excellence Innovation Program (EEIP) in Austin Independent School District Into the Third Year of Implementation
EEIP is a Texas Education Agency (TEA) grant program that funds innovation in teacher supports and leadership opportunities.
EEIP is a Texas Education Agnecy (TEA) grant program that funds innovation in teacher supports and leadership opportunities. This report describes feedback from teachers at the six EEIP schools and summarizes implementation in the third year of the program.
Social and Emotional Learning Technical Report: An Analysis of the Revised School-Level Implementation Rubric and the SEL Specialists' Activity Log
This report analyzes the psychometric properties of the revised school-level SEL implementation rubric and the SEL specialists' activity log.
The Coordinated School Health (CSH) reports describe how the CSH program was implemented at AISD campuses. The reports provide summary- and campus-level information about achieved CSH action goals and information about changes in physical fitness of students at the campus since the previous year.
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.