This series of briefs looks at a variety of factors for students in choosing and completing the STEM endorsement in Houston ISD, including access, race, gender and academic achievement. The briefs also examine whether endorsement completion predicts college enrollment.
This series focuses on newcomer programs in Houston ISD that serving English learner (EL) students who have recently immigrated to the United States.
This document evaluates the Houston Independent Schools District's scoring system for students applying to its magnet schools.
This brief looks at variation in teachers' value-added scores in relation to both the teachers and students as well as the scores of teachers at both low- and high-performing schools over time.
A set of maps that capture Houston's segregation as well as concentrated opportunity and disadvantage.
This report provides recommendations for sustainable development in the East End neighborhood.
This report tracks the City of Houston's progress in filling potholes.
While bike-sharing is typically framed as a means of transportation for weekday commuters, a new analysis of the programs in Austin, Denver, Fort Worth and Houston indicates that users frequently turn to bike-sharing for recreational purposes in these cities.
This brief evaluates indicators for students at risk of dropping out of school.
The following report offers an analysis of three major issues facing Rice Village — parking, management and infrastructure.
This report investigates an initiative intended to improve achievement on standardized tests for students who have struggled with reading.
The 2015 Kinder Houston Area Survey tracks Harris County perspectives on the local economy, traffic and ethnic diversity.
This report examines the effectiveness of self-affirmation exercises in the face of negative stereotype threat.
This study follows a single cohort of students from kindergarten through fifth grade, tracking reading growth.
In-depth interviews with Houston-area parents in affluent neighborhoods sheds light on how families select schools.
Library of publicly available data sets on race
Now in its second year, the Kinder Institute’s Copenhagen Area Survey provides insight into the evolution of public opinions in a place widely considered to have some of the happiest residents in the world.