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Austin's Promise Deferred
Neighborhoods miss out on initial Fed grants
"...Unfortunate news for two Austin communities: Neither of the two local groups that applied..."

Sept. 22, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
Days like these
"...The biggest stories of any year in Austin tend to unfold over weeks and months, sometimes fading..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Domestic Terrorism in Austin
Trio of package bombs target minority homes
"...Austin Police were still investigating the source of the exploding..."

March 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Children's Zone: Can Harlem Come to Austin?
Travis County groups are competing to become part of a grand experiment
"...needs of the individual community. Texas Rep. Mark Strama, D-Austin, said it's all about giving kids from economically disadvantaged..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

8 Austin Education Opportunities for Adult Learners
Get your GED, find your passion, take a class, or just nerd out for a night
"...Kathy Dowdy, the executive director of Adult Education at Austin Community College, older students shouldn’t let the popular image..."

Aug. 24, 2019 News Post by Alexandra Currie-Buckner

Your Queer Guide to Austin
A crash course on the city's LGBTQ parties, prides, and resources
"...Austin is a city known for many things: bats, music,..."

Sept. 5, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Now Streaming in Austin: "Skip Day"
Get ready for Pahokee with Lucas and Bresnan's shorts
"...Welcome to Now Streaming in Austin, highlighting locally made titles to watch while self-quarantining. Filmmakers..."

April 19, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Welcome to Austin's Queer Side
Parties, bars, and so much pride: A guide to LGBTQ Austin
"...Let me tell you right now: Austin is a great place for queers – despite the..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Austin's Charter Schools
"...of Excellence2000Low-Performing Texas Academy of Excellence1996Low-Performing Texas Empowerment Academy1998Low-Performing Austin Can Academy2002Not Yet Rated Cedars International Academy2001Not Yet Rated..."

April 4, 2003 News Feature

Get Your Culinary Week in Shape With Austin's Meal Prep Club
Club Home Made's veggie-sitters club
"...for Club Home Made naturally grew out of meal prepping with our CSA [Community Supported Agriculture] boxes," said Hume,..."

July 19, 2019 Food Feature by Emily Beyda

How to Get Your Kids Through College
Once students enter the 'pipeline,' can educational plumbers stop the leaks?
" "create a seamless transition" from high school to college. And that means, goes another, "building an education pipeline,"..."

Feb. 4, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Austin ISD Gets Its State Report Card
The district gets a B for performance
"...for school districts and individual campuses last week, and Austin ISD, as a whole, performed about as well as..."

Aug. 23, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

ACC Eastside: Making College Real
Giving ACC a presence at East Austin high schools
"...Marines, but a grant allowed him to go to college. Now he's eager to ensure Eastside students have easier..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Bassboss Speaker Systems Take Charge of Austin's Low End
These go to 11
"...Eighties goth teen in Houston to loudspeaker expert, they prep a demonstration. A makeshift listening area eschews the usual..."

Jan. 26, 2018 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Point Austin: The Cloudy Crystal Ball
If you're wondering what the new Lege will do, look to its predecessors
"...School districts are anticipating additional hits this year, and Austin ISD is now surveying the public about how best..."

Dec. 24, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Southwest Key Faces Student Walkout
East Austin College Prep youth challenge embattled nonprofit
"...At least 100 students at East Austin College Prep High School (EACP) walked out of class..."

Dec. 21, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The Duality of Southwest Key
An East Austin nonprofit in the immigration debate
"...founded in San Anton­io in 1987, but moved to Austin in 1990, to an office near St. Edward's Univer­sity...."

June 29, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Promises, Promises
Two Austin neighborhoods vie to bring down federal dollars to help transform communities
"'s barely a drop in the ocean. Yet two Austin communities hope that it will become the down payment..."

Aug. 6, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Southwest Key Boycott Brewing?
Activist group calls for full boycott against East Austin nonprofit's programs
"...Programs and affiliated businesses in light of the East Austin nonprofit's involvement in migrant youth detention. East Austin College..."

Aug. 10, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

St. Michael's Passion
Whose truth prevails at Austin's Catholic high school?
"...St. Michael's Academy is, for the moment, Austin's only Catholic high school. But it's not your parents'..."

Dec. 14, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Changing Course
AISD shifts to community-based model for prepping younger kids for college
"...them, because scholars are people who are successful in college."..."

Sept. 9, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Draylen Mason Is Still Being Remembered, and How Matters
A year after his death, we should do as Draylen did
"...yet, on Feb. 27, when Roscoe Beck accepted his Austin Music Award for Best Bass, he spoke of Draylen...."

March 22, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, March 17-24
"...former Eastside Memorial High School Johnston campus for a college prep charter school. 6:30pm. East Austin College Prep Academy,..."

March 18, 2011 News Column

Chartered Well ... and Badly
The experience of charter schools is mixed, at best
"...the work is relentless." It's 5 o'clock at KIPP's Austin College Prep, the close of a nine-hour school day,..."

April 4, 2003 News Feature

Opening the Doors
As college access tightens, minority students and families, and educators, look for ways to help more students.
"...Johnson High School this month -- a lot of college dreams about to confront the daunting regimen of paperwork..."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Southwest Key to Eastside's Future?
Education non-profit makes long-awaited pitch for Johnston campus
"...include a high school add-on to their existing East Austin College Prep Academy...."

Feb. 22, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Who's On First?
AISD makes political faux pas
"...The public fury over the potential closure of nine..."

Jan. 21, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Which (East) Side Are You On?
Community plays tug-of-war over Eastside Memorial High School
"...Relations between the Austin Independent School District and charter school firm Southwest Key..."

June 24, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Local K-12 Educators Look at Ways to Start the School Year as COVID-19 Looms
Put on your thinking cap
"...newest class of eighth-grade emerging scientists. Usually, the KIPP Austin College Prep teacher plans lessons where his students stand..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Features Feature by Aaricka Washington

Wish List
Here's your chance to give back to the areas of our community that need it the most
"...Dear Austin (angry lecture alert),..."

Dec. 10, 2010 News Feature by Kate X Messer

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