HISD Releases Independent Program Report on TEACH’s Impact
The Houston Independent School District’s Department of Research and Accountability conducted an independent, multi-year program evaluation of TEACH’s impact in several schools across the district in the 2018-2019 academic year.
An overwhelming majority of surveyed teachers indicated that the program was effective and beneficial toward managing the classroom environment; that TEACH strategies can be adapted to their teaching style; and that transitions between activities are smoother when using TEACH strategies.The study found that attendance rates improved at 73.3% of TEACH elementary schools.
To find out more about HISD’s evaluation of TEACH’s impact, please click here.
TEACH will serve almost 1,800 educators across thirty-two schools in Houston and Aldine ISD in the 2022-23 academic year. More than 20,000 students will be impacted!
TEACH works primarily with low-income students in HISD and Aldine ISD, as measured by the percentage of students on the federally funded free and reduced lunch program. On average, over 90 percent of students in TEACH schools are considered “low-income” and receive free or reduced lunch prices.
HISD’s Research and Accountability studies have found the following:
94.2% of teachers believe TEACH strategies have made a difference in their classrooms.
93.4% of teachers agree that it is easier to gain and maintain student attention using TEACH strategies.
91% of teachers say relationships with their students have improved because of TEACH strategies.
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