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Horace Mann’s Support of Austin ISD

According to a news release May 29, the Horace Mann Companies donated more than $18,500 to complete 29 DonorsChoose.org project within Austin ISD. Horace Mann

How to Relate and Talk to Your Students

Your 6th grade Reading Classroom Coaching coordinators, Chris and Hannah, put together a great handout for the April volunteer and mentor coffee talk. Check it out

Volunteer Spotlight: Andrea Martin

Andrea Martin started volunteering with APIE in the fall of 2013. As a new addition to APIE, she has already had a huge impact on

Volunteer Spotlight: Nick Bradley

Nick Bradley is an Aerospace Engineering Doctoral student at UT Austin. During his three years volunteering with APIE, he has been an 8th grade Math

APIE’s 2013 Blog in Review

The WordPress.com 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

Supporting Students' Paths to Higher Education

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We work each day to help students develop the skills to obtain a higher education that leads to a prosperous career. Support our academic and mentoring programs today and make certain that the next generation of Austinites can participate in Austin’s success.

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