QTEL is a professional development program for teachers which is designed to improve instruction for English Language Learners (ELLs) and began as a pilot in 2007 at Lanier and International High Schools. This report presents findings of TAKS outcomes for students at Lanier High School in year 3.
Quality Teaching for English Language Learners (QTEL): Reflections on Building the Base, Austin 2010
QTEL is a professional development program for teachers. It is designed to improve instruction for English language learners and close academic gaps. This report highlights teachers' reflections on the program after year 3.
Career and Technical Education Program Evaluation Series Issue 1: College Readiness and Cost Effectiveness
This issue compares the college and career readiness of 2009–2010 AISD seniors who concentrated in Career and Technical Education (CTE) with that of non-CTE seniors. College readiness is then used to measure the cost effectiveness of the CTE program.
Overall postsecondary enrollment of AISD graduates increased slowly over time until 2010. The drop in enrollment this year follows a national trend. Enrollment at 4-year colleges fell more than did enrollment at 2-year colleges.
Overall postsecondary enrollment has slowly increased over time. Enrollment in 4-year institutions has remained constant since 2007. The recent increase in overall postsecondary enrollment was driven by enrollment in 2-year institutions.
This report summarizes program evaluation results for AISD's 2009-2010 21st Century Community Learning Center program.
AISD graduates completed a follow-up survey about their high school college and/or career preparation one year after graduation. This report focuses on students’ perceptions of their postsecondary preparedness and ways it could be improved.
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.
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.
QTEL is a teacher professional development program designed to improve instruction for English language learners and close academic gaps. This report summarizes feedback from teachers regarding a QTEL professional development event.