The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a financial aid application to help students and their families with the costs of college. This report summarizes FAFSA outcomes for seniors in 2013.
The purpose of this survey is to monitor Austin ISD seniors’ perceptions of their high school experience. Results are used to improve campus environments and program supports for students.
This report summarizes the survey responses of 68 teacher trainers who provided instruction and guidance to newly hired teachers in August 2012.
During spring, 2013, all high school counselors in AISD were invited to participate in an online survey of the present working conditions, priorities, and challenges of their position.
During the Spring of 2013, all high school college and career advisors in AISD were offered the opportunity to participate in an online survey of the present working conditions, priorities, and challenges of their position in the district. This survey report provides college and career advisors' responses and integrates current research on effective college and career advising practices across the nation. Key findings included: (1) college and career advisors serve larger caseloads than recommended by TEA or the national school counselor professional organizations; (2) college and career…
Austin Independent School District Pilot Teacher Appraisal System Update: Results of the 2012-2013 Student Response Survey
Feedback was obtained on 683 teachers at 12 schools from 9,000 pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students. Students’ ratings were generally favorable and correlated with some observation-based ratings. Implications for policy are addressed.
Results of the evaluation suggest the SLO process is related to some positive outcomes for teachers and students. However, evidence indicates a need for program refinements to address discrepancies in SLO performance by staff role and school.
In 2012-2013, AISD pre-K students demonstrated growth in receptive vocabulary on a nationally-normed test. Students enrolled in multiple programs showed greater growth in receptive vocabulary in their native language than did other pre-K students.
This report discusses the outcomes for APIE's educational programs including program descriptions, student academic progress, and participant survey results.
In 2012-13, 87% of educators at 38 REACH schools earned a stipend for meeting at least one Student Learning Objective (SLO) designed to address students’ needs. Relationships between SLOs, instructional practices, and student outcomes are described.