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Austin ISD Leans in to Win Back Families, Boost Enrollment
Austin ISD Leans in to Win Back Families, Boost Enrollment
Every student counts

News, Aug. 12, 2021

Know Your Rights! The City Can Help
Know Your Rights! The City Can Help
Workshops aimed at housing, employment discrimination

News, Aug. 5, 2021

As COVID Surges, AISD to Offer Virtual School
As COVID Surges, AISD to Offer Virtual School
Remote option for K-6 students too young for vaccine

News, July 29, 2021

Has AISD Cleared Its Special Education Backlog, or Not?
Has AISD Cleared Its Special Education Backlog, or Not?
After July 1 deadline, 77 evaluations still to be completed

News, July 15, 2021

Has AISD Cleared its Special Education Backlog, or Not?
Has AISD Cleared its Special Education Backlog, or Not?
After July 1 deadline, 77 evaluations still not complete

News, July 7, 2021

New AISD Budget Leans Into Boosting Enrollment
New AISD Budget Leans Into Boosting Enrollment
The school district is nervously eyeing the numbers looking for signs of recovery

News, July 1, 2021

With Equity in Mind, Austin Embarks on Bringing Its History Up to Date
With Equity in Mind, Austin Embarks on Bringing Its History Up to Date
So many more stories to tell

News, July 1, 2021

Voting Rights Action
Voting Rights Action
Texas Dems storm the Capitol (peacefully!)

News, June 24, 2021

Texas Dems Storm the Capitol (Peacefully!) To Demand Voting Rights
Texas Dems Storm the Capitol (Peacefully!) To Demand Voting Rights
O'Rourke, House quorum-breakers rally thousands

News, June 21, 2021

AISD Decides: Back-to-School Means On Campus, In Person, No Virtual Learning
AISD Decides: Back-to-School Means On Campus, In Person, No Virtual Learning
District cites funding fears after Lege's failure to act

News, June 18, 2021

Graduations Presage AISD's Return to In-Person Learning
Graduations Presage AISD's Return to In-Person Learning
As COVID-19 case counts drop and vaccination rates rise, the district looks to the fall

News, June 10, 2021

City Seeks to Break the Rich, White
City Seeks to Break the Rich, White "Historic" Mold
Applicants wanted for equity-focused preservation workgroup

News, June 10, 2021

Austin Schools Get COVID-19 Vaccines Into Arms
Austin Schools Get COVID-19 Vaccines Into Arms
Schools help promote vaccination while addressing community hesitancy

News, June 3, 2021

Bipartisan Support, COVID Make Increased Broadband Access a Priority at the Texas Lege
Bipartisan Support, COVID Make Increased Broadband Access a Priority at the Texas Lege
HB 5 sets a course to bridge the digital divide

News, June 3, 2021

Texas Lege Sends Message to Schools: Take the Money, Don't Talk About Race
Texas Lege Sends Message to Schools: Take the Money, Don't Talk About Race
Public schools retain their funding, but with culture-war strings attached

News, June 3, 2021

AISD Blocks Parent-Funded Posts at Upscale Schools
AISD Blocks Parent-Funded Posts at Upscale Schools
New equity formula ends PTA pay

News, May 27, 2021

For Black Families, AISD's Special Ed Chaos Is Not New
For Black Families, AISD's Special Ed Chaos Is Not New
Special, yet unequal

News, May 20, 2021

Finally, COVID Relief Funds Coming to Austin Schools
Finally, COVID Relief Funds Coming to Austin Schools
District lays off evaluators, asks them to reapply

News, May 6, 2021

Under Fire, AISD Launches Plan to Fix Special Ed
Under Fire, AISD Launches Plan to Fix Special Ed
District lays off evaluators, asks them to reapply

News, May 6, 2021

Finally, COVID Relief Funds Coming to Austin Schools
Finally, COVID Relief Funds Coming to Austin Schools
$155 million to AISD, $11.2 billion statewide clear TEA logjam

News, April 30, 2021

Lawsuit Filed to Force AISD to End Chronic Special Ed Delays
Lawsuit Filed to Force AISD to End Chronic Special Ed Delays
No more time to wait

News, April 8, 2021

As Crises Abound, AISD Plans for Fewer Teachers
As Crises Abound, AISD Plans for Fewer Teachers
Board considers dire financial projections, falling enrollment, charter competition, and a struggling special ed program

News, March 18, 2021

Zombies, Oprah, and Zoom, South By!
Zombies, Oprah, and Zoom, South By!
2021 SXSW EDU Online expands its scope

News, March 4, 2021

AISD’s Special Education System Struggles to Keep Up
AISD’s Special Education System Struggles to Keep Up
School system tries to keep up with its workload and comply with legal mandates

News, Feb. 25, 2021

Local Writer Makes Black History Month Accessible to All
Local Writer Makes Black History Month Accessible to All
Autumn Arnett knows there are stories to be told

News, Feb. 11, 2021

AISD's Stay-Home Stance Doesn't Extend to Sports
AISD's Stay-Home Stance Doesn't Extend to Sports
Come out and play!

News, Jan. 21, 2021

Will School Funding Take a Beating From a Pandemic-Pressed Budget?
Will School Funding Take a Beating From a Pandemic-Pressed Budget?
Some of 2019's "Texas Plan" gains are at risk

News, Jan. 14, 2021

After Mishandling a Student's Assault, AISD Stalls on Training Staff
After Mishandling a Student's Assault, AISD Stalls on Training Staff
Austin High alum recalls feelings silenced, ignored, and blamed

News, Jan. 7, 2021

AISD Weighs Keeping Campuses Open After Winter Break
AISD Weighs Keeping Campuses Open After Winter Break
Between a rock and a hard place

News, Dec. 30, 2020

COVID at AISD: Union Lodges Grievances as District Plays Hardball
COVID at AISD: Union Lodges Grievances as District Plays Hardball
Education Austin files over 100 grievances on behalf of teachers denied accommodations for spring semester

News, Dec. 23, 2020

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