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Chartering Middle School
Chartering Middle School
Hoping to reach middle-schoolers who could go off track in a regular school setting, district moves forward with charter school plans

News, June 2, 2006

TAKS Scores Show Both Improvement and Trouble for AISD
TAKS Scores Show Both Improvement and Trouble for AISD
Numbers down for the crucial third and 11th grades

News, May 26, 2006

SPURring Students Toward College
SPURring Students Toward College
Pilot program brings students from high schools with low college-attendance rates into UT writing classes

News, May 26, 2006

AISD
New Faces, New Agenda

News, May 19, 2006

ACC
Voters Add McGuffee, Keep Kaplan

News, May 19, 2006

Props Forum Gets Down and Dirty
Props Forum Gets Down and Dirty

News, May 12, 2006

ACC Race: The Dirt
ACC Race: The Dirt

News, May 12, 2006

Props Forum Gets Down and Dirty
Props 1 and 2 supporters and opponents prove themselves talented beer-drinkers, chip-eaters, and yellers at Democracy for Texas forum

News, May 12, 2006

Looking for Cheap Dirt
Looking for Cheap Dirt
Advocates dig deep and wide in hunt for affordable housing

News, May 12, 2006

ACC Race
The Dirt

News, May 12, 2006

Election Notes
Election Gets Personal in Oak Hill
Election Gets Personal in Oak Hill

News, May 12, 2006

Immigrants Flex Muscle
Immigrants Flex Muscle
Day Without an Immigrant work stoppage and boycott draws more than a million people into the streets nationally; thousands turn out locally

News, May 5, 2006

El Futuro de East Cesar Chavez
El Futuro de East Cesar Chavez
Affordable housing advocates critique plans for Saltillo District

News, May 5, 2006

Don't Put Their Back Yard in My Back Yard
Council approves affordable housing facility over neighbors' objections

News, May 5, 2006

Ghost Taxpayers
Ghost Taxpayers
Despite what you may have heard from anti-immigration types about foreign freeloaders taking our jobs and our services without chipping into the national kitty, an increasing number of undocumented immigrants pay taxes.

News, April 28, 2006

We Have a Winner! Sort of ...
We Have a Winner! Sort of ...
Our scientifically calibrated Bloat-O-Meter© has identified the most McMansiony house in Austin

News, April 21, 2006

AMD's Favorite Charity
AMD's Favorite Charity
It could be me!

News, April 7, 2006

Immigrant Supporters Make Themselves Heard
Millions of people across the country take to streets in response to anti-immigrant legislation

News, April 7, 2006

Elementaries Spared Axe
Forgione withdraws long-fought-about proposal to close Becker and Oak Springs elementaries

News, April 7, 2006

What's at Stake in Austin's Schools?
What's at Stake in Austin's Schools?
AISD faces a spring election and a brace of persistent problems

News, March 31, 2006

Candidate School
Candidate School
AISD board election

News, March 31, 2006

For Their Eyes Only
For Their Eyes Only
Saving the blind salamander

News, March 31, 2006

ACC
The curtain rises

News, March 31, 2006

Elementary School Limbo Continues
Elementary School Limbo Continues
Decisive vote on whether to close two AISD elementary schools comes down to indecisive 4-4 tie at Monday's board of trustees meeting

News, March 31, 2006

More 'Am I McMansion' Action
More 'Am I McMansion' Action
Two more weeks to submit photos for our "Am I McMansion or Not" contest; and your top 10 McMansion comments

News, March 31, 2006

Whose House Is Fattest?
Whose House Is Fattest?
Join the Online Melee!

News, March 24, 2006

Forgione Now Suggests Closing Becker and Oak Springs Outright
"Repurposing" has turned into "closure."

News, March 24, 2006

The Rhythm of Peace
The Rhythm of Peace
Anti-war weekend warriors mark third anniversary of Iraq invasion in Million Musician March

News, March 24, 2006

Is It Legal to Save Energy? Well, Maybe ...
Is It Legal to Save Energy? Well, Maybe ...
Blackland neighbors told they can't share solar power, but Austin Energy tries to find a loophole

News, March 17, 2006

Still Seeking No-Kill Solutions
Still Seeking No-Kill Solutions
San Francisco consultant offers advice on reducing animal shelter euthanasias

News, March 17, 2006

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