This report provides AISD staff with a guide to sustain project evaluation practices on ARRA IDEA projects after grant funding ends by enhancing staff capacity to include evaluation in planning, managing, and improving the projects and programs.
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Evaluation 2009-2011
AISD used $16 million to support 25 ARRA IDEA projects to reduce the student academic achievement gap, reduce disproportionality, reduce dropout, improve district processes, improve teacher quality, and evaluate programs.
A Fall 2010 survey of parents, staff, and community members showed most were very satisfied with the district's preschool program for students with disabilities (PPCD). Read the full report for more results.
This report summarizes results from a survey of newly hired teachers who attended AISD's orientation week in August 2010. Most new teachers reported that district and campus orientations were useful. Read the full report for more results.