Single gender schools are rapidly growing in the United States. Understanding the rationale behind these models and identifying best practices is a necessity. The following report presents research-based and hands-on strategies in all-boys settings.
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.
This report summarizes Austin ISD elementary dual language teachers' Spring 2016 survey results. Teachers were asked about different aspects of the district's dual language models, instructional practices, and support.
Question: Are There Any Notable Differences Between Students Who Participated in BEST Transition Camps During the Summer of 2007 and Their 6th Grade Peers Who Did Not Attend the Camps? What Do BEST Teachers and Counselors Report About Camp Effectiveness?
This report summarizes evaluation findings about the impact of AISD's summer 2007 BEST transition camp program for students entering middle school at 6th grade.
This report summarizes a focus group conducted with 6th grade students at Martin Middle School who participated in the Restorative Practice Program in 2014-2015.
A thorough analysis of the survey results for 2013 through 2015 indicated two items consistently best reflected staff climate/working conditions at every school level each year: a) School leadership makes a sustained effort to address teacher concerns about school leadership, and b) Overall, my school is a good place to work and learn.
This report summarizes the results from new teacher surveys conducted in AISD during the spring of 2007. New teachers were asked about activities and support provided by their mentor teachers, their level of implementation of instructional practices, and their professional development needs.
Professional Pathways for Teachers (PPfT) is a human capital system that blends three primary components: appraisal, compensation, and professional development (PD) opportunities. The purpose of PPfT is to build the capacity of Austin Independent School District (AISD) teachers through a comprehensive system of supports and compensation with the ultimate goal of having a positive impact on teacher retention and student achievement. The current evaluation document presents descriptive analyses of the 2017–2018 PPfT appraisal and compensation data.
Sustaining a System for High-Quality Teachers, Report 2: Market Opportunities and Typical Wages for Austin Independent School District Teachers and Leavers
This report includes two studies that describe the local context for teacher employment decisions. The first examines the local labor market, and the second examines employment for teachers who left Austin Independent School District (AISD).
Austin Independent School District (AISD) Human Resources Exit Survey 2015–2016: Summary of Teachers’ Reasons for Leaving
AISD conducts an online survey of professional & administrative employees leaving the district. The Human Resources Exit Survey asks four questions about the reasons for leaving. This report describes teachers’ reasons for leaving in 2015-2016.