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APIE’s 2013 Blog in Review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This

Give the Gift of a Mentor

APIE Mentoring by the Numbers: 972: Number of volunteers who have registered to mentor through APIE for the 2013-14 school year $21,938: Value of volunteer

Online Tutoring Resources

In the age of Twitter, Instagram, and Vine, it is increasingly hard to engage students with paper resources. Even the test APIE’s high school seniors

Save the Date: Dec. 3, 2013

What is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday, in short, is a celebration of giving. It is a growing movement to celebrate and provide incentives to give. A first

Why 2nd Grade?

Why do we offer reading classroom coaching to 2nd grade? Why not 3rd, 4th, or 5th grades? APIE’s 2nd grade Reading Classroom Coaching and Compañeros

APIE Mentors

Positive Role Models! Heroes! Self-esteem boosters! BFF’s! These are just a few ways to describe the APIE mentors who work with students throughout Austin ISD.

Why Middle School?

According to Austin ISD’s Department of Research and Evaluation, the most important predictor of overall dropout risk in Austin is failing the 9th grade TAKS (reading

Student Learning Styles — VARK Model

Did you know that there are several categories of learning styles? By understanding your student’s learning style, you can figure out which teaching strategies will

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Pledges $625,000

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has pledged $625,000 over the next three years to support Austin Partners in Education’s College Readiness, Classroom Coaching, and

Capital One Grants APIE $10,000

Capital One has pledged a $10,000 grant to support APIE’s Adopt-a-School Partner Portal (APP). APIE introduced the APP in 2012 in response to the growing

September Volunteer Coffee

Our next volunteer coffee is coming right up! Save the date for this Saturday, Sept. 21. We’ll be on the patio at Central Market North

What it Means to be College Ready

In the fall of 2003, the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) went into effect.  This state mandate requires that Texas public institutions of higher education “assess

Supporting Students' Paths to Higher Education

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