"...In a far from surprising step, the two remaining external candidates for the role of permanent superintendent of Austin ISD have withdrawn their applications, leaving Interim Superintendent Paul Cruz as the sole finalist...."
"...It's a big day for Austin ISD's Interim Superintendent Paul Cruz. He has been cast as Mother Ginger in Ballet Austin's production of The Nutcracker..."
"..."You didn't do what you said you were going to do." Last night, Austin ISD trustee Jayme Mathias preempted criticism of the board's decision to add Interim Superintendent Paul Cruz to the short list of candidates to become permanent district CEO...."
"...Sort of. After trustees accepted departing Superintendent Meria Carstarphen’s resignation, the board voted to appoint Chief Schools Officer Paul Cruz as her interim replacement...."
"...A week ago, the Austin Independent School District's board of trustees was poised to hire a new superintendent. The list of applicants was secret, but there was one person everyone knew was not on it: Interim Superintendent Paul Cruz..."
"...It seems like there's never a day that goes past without a galling press statement from Sen. Ted Cruz, filled with right wing bon mots that would make Ron Paul cringe..."
"...He answers. A voice says, "Cruz just won Iowa..."
"...There's something in the contemporary GOP's DNA that loves making political ingenues into the next big thing. Now it's US Senate nominee Ted Cruz who will lead the party into a glorious future..."
"...The hunt is on for a new AISD superintendent, but that doesn't mean the district is leaderless. On Tuesday, April 15 – after the board of trustees accepted departing Superintendent Meria Carstarphen's resignation – they voted to appoint Chief Schools Officer Paul Cruz as her interim replacement...."
"...When Texas freshman Sen. Ted Cruz filibustered the federal budget to derail health care reform, his intention to cripple the federal government seemed clear..."
"...Most election documentaries are an autopsy, retold with the results. Not so for Steve Mims' Run Like the Devil, a study of the ongoing fight between sitting Republican Senator Ted Cruz and his Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke..."
"...On Feb. 10, Superintendent Paul Cruz provided a list of support services for refugee and immigrant students..."
"...At a Nov. 13 work session, Superintendent Paul Cruz named the five facilities – a middle school, three high schools, and a former elementary – and said he'd like to see them renamed before the next school year:..."
"...Austin Independent School District's senior staff will be losing several key positions in a major administrative shake-up. Superintendent Paul Cruz said, "Big or small, we've always had some changes to the organizational structure, and this next school year will be no different." However, it is different because it's the first time Cruz, as superintendent, has driven the changes...."
"...Paul Cruz may only be Austin ISD's interim superintendent, but he's already getting higher marks for community engagement than his predecessor, Meria Carstarphen, and all it took was some breakfast tacos...."
"...Gov. David Dewhurst and former Solicitor General Ted Cruz, whose insurgent campaign forced a run-off, and now leads in recent polling, especially among voters who describe themselves as "very excited" by the race..."
"...According to Superintendent Paul Cruz, the 25-year FMP is a full overhaul of AISD sites. That'll require a degree of prioritization in this bond cycle..."
"...Wanted: a new permanent superintendent for the Austin Independent School District. With interim Superintendent Paul Cruz filling in since Meria Carstarphen resigned in April, Board President Vince Torres said the trustees are "well on the way" to finding a new permanent district CEO..."
"...Celebrating what he called "a good day in Austin, and a great day in Austin ISD," at a press conference at LBJ High School last Friday, Aug. 7, Superintendent Paul Cruz ran through the headline statistics..."
"...Rick Perry heckles a heckler, UT scientists work their magic, and Ted Cruz forms a not-so-secret society. Family values are on the News Ticker...."