RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Principals' Platicas on Elementary Dual Language Program, January 2017

This report summarizes highlights from discussions, or "platicas", held with elementary principals about the district's dual language program. Principals provided their opinions about the program and gave suggestions for improvements.

Has school climate in AISD changed over time since the implementation of the Learning Support Centers

This report summarizes changes in student discretionary discipline removals from AISD schools and changes in staff's climate survey as well as students' climate survey results from 2011-2012 through 2015-2016, with a focus on when learning support...

2015-2016 Creative Learning Initiative Annual Report

The Creative Learning Initiative (CLI) is a community-wide effort to bring creative learning and the arts to each and every student in Austin. Lead by MINDPOP, the City of Austin, and the Austin Independent School District (AISD), CLI designs...

Creative Campus Profiles, 2015-2016

Research on creative learning shows that students attending arts-rich schools have higher levels of motivation and better academic and social success. Arts richness is measured in the Creative Campus profile reports, based on information gathered in...

Families as Partners Parent Camp Fall 2016

In Fall 2016, the Families as Partners Initiative, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, hosted its first parent camp for families of five schools in North Austin. This report describes the camp activities and summarizes the feedback parents...

Equity in Austin Independent School District: District Summary of Equity Work and Action Steps for Improvement

This report provides a summary of the district's gap analyses, Equity Self-Assessment Survey results, current research, and district action steps.

English Language Learners' Academic Performance Across Four Years, 2012-2013 Through 2015-2016

ELLs are assessed annually in academic subject areas using the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) at elementary and middle school levels. This report describes continuously enrolled AISD ELLs’ performance as compared with all...

Bilingual Specialists' Work Summary, Fall 2016

In Fall 2016, bilingual specialists were hired to provide support to campuses implementing the re-designed dual language program. This report summarizes the services provided by these specialists to administrators, campus staff, and teachers in Fall...

Bilingual and English as a Second Language Programs Summary, 2015–2016

This annual report summarizes Austin ISD's English language learner students and the bilingual and ESL programs in which they participated during the 2015-2016 school year. The report includes summaries of data on student demographics, language...

Postsecondary employment and earnings outcomes for 2013 graduates with industry certifications

This report compares employment and earnings outcomes of 2013 graduates with and without industry certifications and whether graduates with certifications worked in a related field. The supplemental technical report describes the methodology.

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