The annual luncheon brings together hundreds of business, nonprofit and community leaders to learn about the leading issues facing our community and country.
During this event, findings from a recent survey of HISD student and family needs will be shared. Breakout sessions will be organized around a series of key areas of need in the district, such as health, housing, basic needs, and extracurricular supports.
The student needs survey identifies key non-academic challenges students face across five domains: health, mental health, basic needs, home learning environment and enrichment activities.
When English language proficiency is delayed among Houston-area students, a stark divide occurs. Today, the majority of English learners in Houston and across the state become “long-term English learners.” We now have an even clearer picture of what’s at stake and the need for early intervention. To borrow from the adage about the best time for planting trees: The best time to address the needs of English learners was years ago. The next best time is now.
This brief examines the middle and high school outcomes of long-term English speakers in the Houston region, with a specific focus on how the timing of reclassification was associated with academic achievement and school engagement.
This study examined the availability and access to Career and Technical Education programs in HISD.
Postsecondary readiness broadly refers to how well students are prepared for education, employment or other pathways after high school.
Several hours after rescinding a nearly 40-hour boil water notice, Mayor Sylvester Turner had a timely example for why he thinks there is a clear need for infrastructure investment in Houston and throughout Texas.
HISD's 2021 student needs survey measured student needs across five categories: health, mental health, basic needs, home learning environment, and enrichment activities.
This report proposes alternative definitions for student continuous enrollment. It also looks at the relationship between continuous enrollment and performance.
Learn about current and ongoing research efforts by Houston Education Research Consortium and Houston Independent School District researchers.
This brief serves as the fourth, and final, study in a series examining pre-K access for students in HISD.
Data gathered from this global research effort will help identify factors that support the development of social and emotional skills in students ages 10 and 15, and will provide an international context for how students exhibit these skills in their home countries.
Research has long linked early childhood education to later academic success and suggested it may be a critical part of closing the persistent academic disparities between student groups.
The Houston Education Research Consortium is conducting a long-term study of long-term English learners in Texas, with a particular focus on 10 Houston-area public school districts.