Research & Recent Projects

  • We have multiple projects and a lot of research to share. Check back often for additional information. For additional assistance, check out our Research & Evaluation Institute (R&EI) main page.

    To explore our research and projects, click on the cover images below or continue scrolling down for short summaries of the documents.

    A sampling of the recent projects below include an evaluation of 90 afterschool programs, an inter-organization needs assessment of the school districts in Harris County, the development and implementation of an organization’s accountability system, the study of satisfaction with a program in an educational service center, student perceptions of their schools, evaluation of a federally funded social studies program in a large school district, effectiveness of a distance learning program, parent and community leader assessment of the needs of low-income children, and effectiveness of professional development workshops.

See More Projects...

  • Transform Your Online Professional Development To Work For You

  • Deer Park Fire: Air Quality (Factsheet)

  • Guideline for Campus Implementation of Restorative Approach

  • Restorative Justice? A Brief Overview

  • Social-Emotional Development in Early Childhood

  • How School Policy Can Help Fight Teen Nicotine Use

  • College and Career Readiness: How Prepared are High School Students for College?

  • Priorities in Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

  • Recovery Schools: A Brief Overview of Promising Practices

Contact Us

  • Research & Evaluation Institute
    Harris County Department of Education
    6300 Irvington Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77022

    Yolanda Pyrtle
    Director of the Research & Evaluation Institute