The ACCESS grant provided funding for a dropout specialist at Mendez Middle School to work with students and their families on identifying and overcoming barriers to attendance and to decrease the likelihood that students would drop out.
ACCESS Initiative 2009-2010 Summary: Conflict Resolution and Violence Prevention at Garcia Middle School
This report summarizes the 2009-2010 evaluation results of AISD's ACCESS initiative conflict resolution and violence prevention program at Garcia Middle School.
This report summarizes 2009-2010 evaluation results for AISD's ACCESS initiative Project Toward No Drug Abuse.
AISD provided summer programs in 2010 for students to accelerate academic learning, maintain academic skills between school years, recover course credits, retake state achievement tests, or experience school-level transition activities.
This report summarizes survey results from campus staff participating in AISD's ARRA IDEA Eliminating the Gap project, highlighting successful schools’ best practices in supporting special education students’ passing 2010 TAKS reading/ELA and math.
Austin Community Collaboration to Enhance Student Success (ACCESS) first funded a gang specialist school resource officer (SRO) in Fall 2007 to decrease gang activity on campuses and to educate students, parents, and community members about gangs. The ACCESS-funded gang detective is a member of the Joint Juvenile Gang Intervention Unit (JJGIU), along with another detective from the Austin Independent School District (AISD) Police Department, and two detectives and a gang prevention coordinator from the Austin Police Department. The JJGIU was formed in response to a Joint Steering Committee on…
Each year, AISD measures students' perceptions of their school environment. This district report examines longitudinal trends in school climate from 2007-2008 through 2009-2010. Campus reports are for the 2009-2010 student climate survey.
In 2009-2010, Positive Behavior Support (PBS) was implemented on 80 Austin Independent School District (AISD) Campuses with support from the AISD PBS team. Through PBS, campuses develop a continuum of systemic and individualized strategies delivered within school-wide, classroom, and individual student systems.
AISD served 5,450 pre-K students in 2009-2010. Approximately 70% of sampled English-speaking pre-K students and 74% of sampled Spanish-speaking pre-K students had faster than the expected growth rate in receptive vocabulary.
This report summarizes the 2009-2010 results of 25 AISD's special education grant projects. Goals were to reduce the student achievement gap and disproportionality, improving teacher quality and district processes, and evaluating projects.