This report proposes alternative definitions for student continuous enrollment. It also looks at the relationship between continuous enrollment and performance.
This brief serves as the fourth, and final, study in a series examining pre-K access for students in HISD.
This study highlights the unique patterns of student mobility and the returner phenomenon in 10 Houston-area school districts.
In this series of research briefs, HERC examines the between district mobility of students from the perspective of 10 public school districts in the Houston area.
This brief explores the informal networks of elementary school student mobility in the Greater Houston area across 27 independent school districts (ISDs).
Two reports analyze the social and emotional skills of a representative group of 10 and 15-year-old students in HISD.
This study identified student characteristics associated with school year mobility for more than 260,000 students in grades 4 through 8 who began the 2016-17 school year at a school in one of ten Houston area school districts.
This study used seven years of data from the state of Texas (2010-11 through 2016-17) to illustrate how statewide patterns of school year student mobility differed by subgroup. Patterns of student mobility differed by race, socioeconomic status, and English learner status.
HERC collected 45 school district action plans addressing continuity of learning during the COVID-19 pandemic from school districts in 15 states that were publicly available between March and May 2020.
The 2021 State of Housing in Harris County and Houston report uses a range of indicators to track the challenges, opportunities and trends in the region’s housing system.
This research brief examines the distribution of eviction filings across the Houston Independent School District (HISD) in 2017 and 2018.
To investigate this phenomenon of “returners,” Houston Education Research Consortium researchers followed two types of leavers in a cohort of Houston-area students to see if and when they return.
The Literacy by 3 Classroom Practices and Campus Literacy Growth study is the first to examine the relationship between Literacy by 3 practices and campus literacy growth in HISD.
For the past four decades, Rice University’s Kinder Houston Area Survey (KHAS) has been tracking the changing attitudes and beliefs of Harris County residents. The 2021 survey summarizes the most consequential changes and their implications for public policy initiatives going forward.
The goal of this methodological study is to evaluate the efficacy of an innovative approach to create a proxy indicator of immigrant generation for school districts to use when data on immigrant generation or parent birthplace are unavailable.
This brief highlights the increasing percent of English learners becoming long-term English learners in the last two decades and points to a set of mechanisms that may serve to explain this increase.
This report connects housing stock changes with gentrification patterns in Harris County.