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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

Ten Local Stories That Got Overshadowed
Ten Local Stories That Got Overshadowed
Most of these could top the charts in a normal year ...

News, Dec. 17, 2020

Inside the Facebook Wars Dividing Thousands of AISD Parents
Inside the Facebook Wars Dividing Thousands of AISD Parents
Who comes first in Austin schools?

News, Dec. 10, 2020

Volunteer Program May Help Teachers With COVID-19 Risks
Volunteer Program May Help Teachers With COVID-19 Risks
Union and district close to finalizing a program allowing more teachers at some campuses to stay home

News, Dec. 10, 2020

After Close Races, Candidates for AISD Board Face Off Again in the Run-Offs
After Close Races, Candidates for AISD Board Face Off Again in the Run-Offs
Winners in District 5, At-Large Place 8 to face decisions on remote learning, school closures alongside other trustees

News, Dec. 3, 2020

Stage 4 Risk of COVID-19 Shapes Austin's Holiday
Stage 4 Risk of COVID-19 Shapes Austin's Holiday
No-virus November

News, Nov. 25, 2020

Amid COVID-19 Spread, AISD Benchmarks Its Future
Amid COVID-19 Spread, AISD Benchmarks Its Future
District changes dozens of its performance measures

News, Nov. 19, 2020

As COVID-19 Spikes, AISD Enrollment Declines by Thousands
As COVID-19 Spikes, AISD Enrollment Declines by Thousands
Where have all the students gone?

News, Nov. 12, 2020

Record Number of Votes Were Cast in AISD Board Races. The Run-Offs Will Be a Different Story.
Record Number of Votes Were Cast in AISD Board Races. The Run-Offs Will Be a Different Story.
Lower voter turnout may intensify already close races

News, Nov. 12, 2020

Face-to-Face Teaching Resumes at AISD Even as COVID-19 Cases Mount
Face-to-Face Teaching Resumes at AISD Even as COVID-19 Cases Mount
It's back-to-school week (take 3)

News, Nov. 5, 2020

AISD Trustee Election Sees Highest Turnout Ever
AISD Trustee Election Sees Highest Turnout Ever
Zapata, Foster to join board; two races set for run-off

News, Nov. 5, 2020

A New Plan for Austin ISD?
A New Plan for Austin ISD?
School board elections tee up calls for change – and rebuilding broken trust

News, Oct. 15, 2020

AISD, Union Still at Odds Over In-Person Teaching
AISD, Union Still at Odds Over In-Person Teaching
Employees look for creative solutions, but have yet to see any

News, Oct. 15, 2020

AISD Students Can Learn From Home. Teachers Have Fewer Options.
AISD Students Can Learn From Home. Teachers Have Fewer Options.
Big mess on campus

News, Oct. 8, 2020

For Many AISD Teachers, It's Career vs. Family
For Many AISD Teachers, It's Career vs. Family
AISD forces reluctant teachers to return to campus

News, Oct. 1, 2020

Hundreds of AISD Teachers May Refuse to Report to Campus for In-Person Classes
Hundreds of AISD Teachers May Refuse to Report to Campus for In-Person Classes
Education Austin organizes action in response to schools reopening

News, Sept. 30, 2020

About That AISD Waiver
About That AISD Waiver
Following backlash, confusion, district will seek TEA waiver to extend virtual learning, phase in classroom instruction after Oct. 5

News, Sept. 24, 2020

AISD First-Day Jitters
AISD First-Day Jitters
School opens with technical glitches; teachers’ union demands waiver to extend virtual learning

News, Sept. 17, 2020

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