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Recent Publications

Family Engagement Services by Parent Support Specialists, 2019-2020

This brief report summarizes some of the family engagement services provided by AISD parent support specialists to families at their schools during the 2019-2020 school year.

Secondary Dual Language Academic Performance Summary Report, 2019–2020

This report summarizes the academic performance of students in the AISD secondary dual language program during 2019–2020. Topics include program and student characteristics, performance on the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS), enrollment in advanced placement (AP) courses and performance on AP exams. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and school closures, academic course performance, performance on the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) tests and performance on the end-of-course (EOC) tests are not included.

AISD Prekindergarten Partnership Program Summary Report, 2019–2020

This report summarizes the first year of the prekindergarten partnership between AISD, United Way for Greater Austin, and participating child development centers. Classrooms and students displayed high quality of instruction and academic performance.

AISD Virtual Learning Summer Programs 2020

This report highlights successes and lessons learned from AISD 2020 virtual learning summer school programs. More than 13,000 AISD students in prekindergarten through grade 12 participated in these programs, which offered academic enrichment or acceleration, course credit recovery, and grade level transition. Recommendations are made for future virtual learning opportunities.

Seed Model Campus Cohort Program Evaluation: Early signs of campus improvement in social and emotional learning

This report looks at the impact of the Seed Model Campus Cohort Program in its first 3 years of implementation. Evidence put forth in the report suggests that by deliberately focusing on inclusive program design and peer-to-peer sharing with a focus on growth, the program already positively contributes to SEL implementation, particularly through increased coordination of SEL leadership efforts and through increased adult SEL skills.