Learn about current and ongoing research efforts by Houston Education Research Consortium and Houston Independent School District researchers. Research posters will be displayed in the lobby on the first floor of the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center from Monday, September 5 through Friday, September 9. HERC and HISD researchers will be on-site on September 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to answer questions.
What kind of high schools do newcomers attend after leaving Las America Middle School
Topic: Newcomer students and programs
How are HISD students' self-reported social and emotional skills connected to student academic and behavioral outcomes?
Topic: Student socioemotional skills
Research and Accountability Department: Who are we and what do we do?
Understanding the effect of EMERGE on HISD student outcomes
Topic: EMERGE porgram
A cross-sectional study exploring the impact of Hurricane Harvey on student outcomes and school finance in Houston ISD and surrounding school districts
Topic: Hurricane Harvey
Trading proximity for transportation: Examining the relationship between distance to, and choice of schools in HISD
Degree attainment for career and technical education graduates in Texas
Topic: Career and Technical Education
Emergent bilingual students in HISD
Topic: Emerging Bilinguals
Factors associated with the likelihood of an English Leanrer becoming a long-term English Learner
Long-term English Learners
About the Houston Education Research Consortium
The Kinder Institute’s Houston Education Research Consortium at Rice University is an established research-practice partnership (RPP) with 11 Houston-area public school districts to guide data-driven, equity-minded policy.
The Houston Independent School District is HERC’s largest and oldest district partner. Over the past decade, HERC and HISD have worked together on numerous research projects. Topics include pre-K access, the expansion of wraparound services, socio-emotional learning, and post-secondary readiness.