The disparity in passing rates of at-risk and not at-risk students decreased for nearly half of STAAR subjects and grades, but increased in nearly as many cases. However, the gap narrowed to the smallest measured in six years of graduation rates.
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 highlights from the Dual Language Program rubric classroom observations conducted in October 2015. Observers rated several aspects of program implementation according to the rubric and provided comments about classroom practices observed.
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.
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.
This report summarizes evaluation information for the AISD Title I Part C Migrant Education program, for the 2001-2002 school year.
Question: How does the 2008 Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) performance of Austin Independent School District (AISD) former English-language learner (ELL) students differ according to bilingual education or English as a second language?
This paper shows how AISD former English language learner students' 2008 TAKS tests performance was related to their BE or ESL program entry and exit patterns.
This annual report summarizes Austin ISD's English language learner students and the bilingual education programs that served them during the 2014-2015 school year. The report includes summaries of data on student demographics, language acquisition, and academic performance.
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.
On average, kindergarten English learners (ELs) had lower scores on the TPRI/Tejas Lee and DRA/EDL early reading assessments at the end of the 2009-2010 school year than did non-ELs. For first graders, no significant difference was found between Spanish-speaking ELs and non-ELs on the TPRI/Tejas Lee.