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.
A Summary of Austin Independent School District's Optional Extended Year Program Activities, 2008-2009
During 2008–2009, state funds supported academic intervention activities for 3,623 students struggling in reading or math at 55 AISD campuses during the regular school year and in summer school. The program also provided parental involvement activities, staff development sessions for teachers, and student performance evaluations. Almost all students served (95.5%) were promoted to the next grade level.
Question: What were the longitudinal Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) achievement patterns for English Language Learners (ELLs) from school years 2005-2006 to 2008-2009?
This report shows the longitudinal TAKS passing rates by subject area for AISD's English language learner students over time (2005-2006 to 2008-2009).
Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language Programs Longitudinal Summary Report: 2005-2006 to 2008-2009
This report summarizes data on English language learners' academic achievement, English language acquisition, and other school data from 2005–2006 to 2008–2009 school years.
The OEYP state-funded program provides extended learning for students who are at risk of academic failure. This report summarizes AISD's OEYP activities during 2008-2009.
Rising Kindergarten and 1st Grade Summer School Program for English Language Learners Evaluation, Summer 2009
In 2009, AISD offered an English learner summer bilingual program, serving 1,645 rising kindergarten students and 1,712 rising 1st-grade students at 10 campuses to prevent the loss of academic skills between school years. This report summarizes the program's student enrollment, attendance, and academic performance.
This report summarizes 2008-2009 data for facilities serving neglected or delinquent youth within AISD's attendance zones that used federal Title I funds.
AISD served more than 13,000 students in summer programs, providing opportunities for accelerated learning, maintenance of academic skills between school years, course credit recovery, state achievement tests, or school-level transition activities. Read the full report for more details.
AISD provided full-day pre-K to 5,196 4-year-olds in 2008–09 at 66 schools. Seventy percent or more of students made measureable gains on a test of receptive vocabulary, and average gains showed growth about two times greater than that expected for 4-year-olds after a 7-month period.
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.