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Austin ISD Offering $300,000 for New Superintendent
Candidate profile sets desirable qualities, lacks specifics
"...Fancy running Austin ISD? The district has released the candidate profile for..."

Sept. 3, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD: Moya Won't Run Again
Long time trustee dropping out, leaving third vacant seat
"...Another bombshell in the Austin ISD board of trustees: District 6 Trustee Lori Moya..."

July 2, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD: Torres Won't Run Again
Board president to oversee superintendent selection, but not hiring
"...It was business as usual this afternoon in the Austin ISD board room. President Vince Torres was walking the..."

June 26, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD: Cowan Returns to Ballot
2010 at-large loser aiming for 2014 win in District 4
"...2010: Tamala Barskdale beats Julie Cowan to become Austin ISD's Place 9 At-Large Trustee...."

Aug. 11, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD Needs You (to Find the Next Superintendent)
Three days of input meetings starts today
"...since Meria Carstarphen quit as superintendent, the trustees of Austin ISD have been putting together a search process that..."

July 15, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD Considers Teacher Job Security
Trustees vote tonight on returning to three year contracts
"...So it took extraordinary circumstances for the supposedly progressive Austin ISD to weaken employee job security. Now those circumstances..."

Feb. 24, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD Salary Screw Up
UPDATE: Accounting system failure leads to underpaid teachers
"...Many Austin ISD teachers are wondering where their money is this..."

Nov. 1, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD: The Resegregationists
Pearce, Garcia to be single sex schools, IDEA back tonight
"...have know the fix was in. Last night the Austin ISD Board of Trustees voted 5-3 to institute gender..."

Jan. 29, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD: The IDEA Debate in Full
Four hours to spare? Monday's board meeting for your viewing pleasure
"...No-one expected last Monday's Austin ISD Board of Trustees work session to be a..."

Dec. 6, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD: Brister Exit Changes the Game
District 3 trustee withdrawal rewrites board dynamics
"...a phone call: There were big changes in the Austin ISD district 3 election. Briefly before the chamber of..."

Oct. 14, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD Trustees Support Sex-Education Update
Trustees likely to support new K-8 curriculum
"...The Austin ISD Board of Trustees had its first chance on..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin ISD Begins to Move Eastside High Schools
New Eastside Memorial campus breaks ground, and more school shuffling
"...The "Eastside Shuffle" is officially underway at Austin ISD, after a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday at what will..."

Jan. 25, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin ISD Still Stymied by Confederate Names
A school by any other name ...
"...Nine months after the Austin Indepen­dent School District board voted to change the names..."

Nov. 30, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Chronicle Endorsements: Austin ISD and Austin Community College Boards
School’s in session
"...Austin ISD Board District 1: Ted Gordon..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Austin ISD Board Considering Policy Change for Facility Use
Anti-LGBTQ church's use of Performing Arts Center sparks protest, trustees' concerns
"...The Austin Independent School Dis­trict Board of Trustees will explore potential..."

Sept. 7, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin ISD Receives "B" Grade from Texas Education Agency
District's overall score was 89%
"...The Austin Independent School District received a "B" letter grade from..."

Aug. 17, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin ISD Budget: $1.4 Billion
Trustees approve budget for 2018-19 school year
"...The Austin Independent School District's Board of Trustees voted Monday night..."

June 22, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

What Happens to Your Austin ISD Kid if They Walk Out of School Today?
The trouble with gun safety. (Pssst: It's not much trouble at all.)
"...student walkout to promote gun safety today. Students from Austin ISD schools will participate in it. You might be..."

April 20, 2018 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Ben Carson Invites Himself to Austin ISD
GOP contender's photo op plan quietly falls apart
"...Clubs of America, which has an afterschool program at Austin ISD's first modern all-male public school. However, word that..."

Oct. 17, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Wagner Joins Austin ISD Board
Failed 2014 candidate takes position by appointment
"...In a near-unanimous vote, Austin ISD trustees appointed Yasmin Wagner to serve as District..."

Sept. 29, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD: New Board, New President
Vince Torres to lead trustees as new era begins
"...Two months ago, Austin ISD's board was split 6-3 on all major and..."

Nov. 20, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD's Partnership With IDEA
"...[“It's a Bad Idea,” "Postmarks" online, Jan. 31] regarding Austin ISD’s partnership with IDEA Public Schools. I would like..."

Feb. 6, 2012 Postmarks

Austin ISD
What are AISD students learning in sex ed? Gee, that's a hard one.
"...Texas Freedom Network report on state public schools, the Austin Independent School District is among the 3.6% of districts..."

March 20, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Austin ISD Performing Arts Off-Center
Board approves purchase of Mueller tract for performing arts center
"...What is "central" in the Austin Independent School District? Trustee Robert Schneider asked that question..."

April 29, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin Says Yes to Teacher Pay Raise
AISD Prop. 1 passes, even though state makes it as tough as possible
"...Even in a time of economic upheaval, Austin voters were still prepared to back education costs in..."

Nov. 5, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

RIP Gus Garcia, Austin’s First Elected Hispanic Mayor
Civic and education leader dies at 84
"...and blazed a trail for Hispanic public officials in Austin. Garcia was Austin’s first elected Hispanic mayor (2001-2003) after..."

Dec. 17, 2018 News Post by Michael King

Coalition Issues Manifesto on East Austin Schools
Coalition issues manifesto on East Austin schools
"...A group of East Austin community advocates led by Austin ISD District 1 Trustee..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Candidate Gus Garcia takes on the school district
"...when Garcia mouths off about the sorry state of Austin's schools, he is speaking from some authority, even though..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Ice Hits, Austin Stops
UPDATE: Multiple accidents mean schools, UT, county, city close
"...and a rarely sighted dusting of snow, means that Austin is effectively shut down for the day. School districts,..."

Jan. 24, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Senate Bill Could Kill Deal to Build Pro Soccer Stadium in Austin
Precourt argues SB 1771 would “jeopardize the viability of Austin FC”
"...bring the city its first major league sports team, Austin FC, according to Precourt Sports Ventures President Dave Greeley...."

April 17, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

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