This report provides a brief overview of Culturally Responsive Restorative Practices, an innovative framework intended to address discipline disparities and improve school climate and culture at ten AISD schools. This work is part of a 5-year, $3.5 million Education Innovation and Research (EIR) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Data include staff and student demographics, student attendance, STAAR math and reading passing rates, perceptions of school climate, and disciplinary practices.
This brief report summarizes some of the family engagement services provided by AISD parent support specialists to families at their schools during the 2018-2019 school year.
Motivated by the dual-capacity framework for family-school partnerships, one initiative of the Families as Partners program is to enhance the capabilities, connections, cognition, and confidence of parents. This report focuses on the capacity building of the 2018–2019 parent champion initiative.
AISD allocated Title I, Part A funds to 68 school-wide campuses (52 elementary, 11 middle, and 5 high schools) where the percentages of low-income children ranged from 45% to 99%. Other funds were allocated to provide services district wide to students, staff, and families. For more information on Title I compliance, read the full report.
This report summarizes some of the parent and family engagement services provided by PSSs to parents and families at their schools during the 2017–2018 school year.
Question: Did mother's completion of the ePromotora program influence children's prekindergarten (pre-k) academic achievement, school attendance, and personal development?
This 2008-2009 school year program uses a train-the-trainer model in which Spanish-speaking mothers participate in a 6-week course about teaching early literacy skills and preparing their children for school. Sixty-nine of 107 mothers completed the program in 2008–2009. Students of mothers who completed the program showed academic gains.
Parent and Family Engagement Services Provided by Parent Support Specialists Summary Report 2016-2017
This report summarizes some of the parent and family engagement services provided by AISD parent support specialists to parents and families at their schools during the 2016-2017 school year.
This report briefly summarizes some of the parent and family engagement services provided by Austin Independent School District staff during the 2015-2016 school year.
These reports summarize parents' feedback about their treatment by school staff, the information received from school, the school's educational environment, and various school-based programs. Campus reports were created if there were 10 or more surveys completed.
These reports provide 2012-2013 AISD parent survey results summarizing feedback from parents about their treatment by school staff, the information parents receive from school, the school's educational environment, and various school-based opportunities parents would like for their children. No report is produced for a school that had less than 10 survey respondents.