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Houston Independent School District, 2018
Houston Independent School District (HISD) District and School Profiles provides parents, staff, community members, and other interested parties summary information regarding student performance and outcomes, demographics, and school programs for each HISD school covering the last five years. These profiles are divided by instructional level:…
Descriptors: School Districts, Profiles, Elementary Secondary Education, Elementary Schools
Houston Independent School District, 2017
The mission of the Houston Independent School District's (HISD) Career and Technical Education (CTE) program is to empower students with the academic and technical skills needed to strengthen the economic and social foundation of the city of Houston and beyond. HISD CTE programs are also tailored to prepare students to meet the current and future…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Urban Schools, School Districts, Enrollment
Houston Independent School District, 2017
The Houston Independent School District (HISD) offers 16 Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs that meet high school graduation endorsement requirements. CTE programs offer a sequence of courses that provides students with coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Urban Schools, School Districts, Enrollment
Nagaoka, Jenny; Healey, Kaleen – University of Chicago Consortium on School Research, 2016
The Chicago Public Schools' (CPS) vision is that every student graduates from high school prepared for success in college, career, and life. To help the city reach that goal, the To&Through Project is providing data that track the progress of students in Chicago and identify where students are falling off the path to college degree attainment.…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Public Schools, Urban Schools, College Readiness
Center on Standards and Assessments Implementation, 2016
In 2014, President Obama and the American Indian Education Study Group called for major changes to the U.S. Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), which has been under increasing criticism for the continued low performance of AI students within its jurisdiction (American Indian Education Study Group, 2014). Among these changes are shifts in BIE…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Students, At Risk Persons, Academic Achievement
Houston Independent School District, 2016
The mission of the Houston Independent School District's (HISD) Career and Technical Education (CTE) program is to empower students with the academic and technical skills needed to strengthen the economic and social foundation of the city of Houston and beyond. The program's goals and objectives focus on preparing students for success in their…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Urban Schools, School Districts, Enrollment
Sepanik, Susan; Corrin, William; Roy, David; Gray, Aracelis; Fernandez, Felix; Briggs, Ashley; Wang, Kathleen K. – MDRC, 2015
Too many students in high-poverty, urban communities drop out of high school, and too few graduate prepared for college and careers. Three national organizations--Talent Development Secondary, City Year, and Communities In Schools--have formed "Diplomas Now" in an effort to transform urban secondary schools so fewer students drop out and…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Secondary Schools, Dropout Prevention, College Readiness
Ready, Douglas; Hatch, Thomas; Warner, Miya; Chu, Elizabeth – Education Funders Research Initiative, 2013
The shift in education reform to a goal of college and career readiness for all students is a change that has been embraced widely across the country. The challenge of designing new policies and programs that could accomplish the goal that all students should graduate from high school with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college…
Descriptors: Educational Change, College Preparation, Career Readiness, High School Students