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Staying Healthy to Stay in School
National nonprofit Communities in Schools looks at the role of food in education
"...The passing period between classes at Bertha Sadler Means Young Women's..."

Sept. 22, 2017 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Two Schools of Thought
The upcoming ACC and AISD elections share a ballot but address different challenges
"...15, voters will choose trustees for the boards of Austin ISD and Austin Community College in two coinciding but..."

April 30, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

AISD Making Serious Cuts In Social Service Support Staff
"...Dear Editor, Thank you to Richard Whittaker for his saddening but informative April 15 article on the Austin ISD..."

April 18, 2011 Postmarks

Opinion – Now or Never: Hold the Superintendent Accountable to Communities of Color
The search for a new AISD superintendent is a critical opportunity to rethink priorities
"...Recently, the Austin Independent School District introduced the firm hired to search..."

May 8, 2020 Column by Danielle C.H. Wright

AISD Delays Plans to Close Eight Schools
Advocates push to save Pease, Brooke
"...Eight of the school campuses initially identified for closure and consolidation under Austin ISD's sweeping,..."

Nov. 8, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

AISD Board Votes to Close Four Austin Elementary Schools
Despite public outcry, Brooke, Pease, Sims, and Metz all to shutter
"...Four Austin ISD elementary schools will close next year, following a..."

Nov. 19, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Austin ISD Delays Its Plans to Close Eight Schools
Four others remain on list as "conversations" continue
"...Eight of the school campuses initially identified for closure and consolidation under Austin ISD’s sweeping,..."

Nov. 3, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Save Our Schools!
Texans advance on Capitol in bid to preserve public schools
"...As the 82nd Texas Legislature reaches its midpoint, lawmakers are facing a gut check moment: Do they..."

March 11, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Equity, Clarity Sought in School Changes Process
(UPDATED) AISD hears from parents at both East and Westside schools
"...As Austin ISD officials continue their community engagement after releasing their..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

AISD High Schools Hit Target
TEA results for Austin improved from last year
"...have become the bane of education policy: vouchers, charters, single-sex schools. As the Austin Independent School District receives some..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Of Facilities and Communities
AISD facility master plan task force makes last draft changes
"...AISD Facility Master Plan is a done deal. No schools named for closure, a shortened repair list, and a..."

March 8, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Following Protests, Expect a Jump in COVID-19 Cases
City releases new metric for judging stages of risk, and promises better outreach to communities of color
"...Expanding on its previously released Risk-Based Guidelines, Austin Public Health..."

June 5, 2020 News Feature by Kimberley Jones and Beth Sullivan

The Check's In the Mail: Grant Awarded to Austin
Region gets gov't grant for housing and development
"...The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced yesterday that it will..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Post by Eric Pickhartz

Getting in Step
Austin Dance Artists Talk Connecting & Community
"...least, it's easy for us who watch them to think that. Their art is often wordless; we don't see..."

Feb. 28, 1997 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Checking In: Dayglow Is All Right
Crank up his quarantine theme by Christopher Cross, COVID survivor
"...Sloan Struble’s full-length debut as Dayglow, 2019’s Fuzzy Brain, won the onetime UT student a very real –..."

June 9, 2020 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Chef Takeover Dinner in Austin to Benefit Local Schools
Hosted by nutritional education nonprofit Common Threads
"...Nutritional non-profit Common Threads is celebrating their 15th anniversary on September 12 with a series..."

Sept. 12, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

The Challenge of Playing Living People in Zach Theatre's Notes From the Field
The cast discusses how hard it can be getting into the skin of living people in Anna Deavere Smith’s play
"..."It's impossible to talk about the criminal justice system, mass incarceration, without talking about education."..."

March 1, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

ICE Raid in Austin?
Federal immigration agency rumored to be in town for roundup
"...UPDATE (Feb. 10): Reports are coming in that ICE raids are taking place around Austin...."

Feb. 2, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Renee Davis' 25 Years as Harriet Tubman in Sister Moses
The dancer talks about her quarter-century of walking in the footsteps of this legendary conductor on the Underground Railroad
"...She has, it's fair to say, been walking in her footsteps for a quarter of a century...."

Feb. 7, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Jeff Nichols' Intimate Portrait of a Marriage in Loving
Austin-based director on the pivotal civil rights case that inspired his film
"...At the heart of Jeff Nichols' new film Loving, there's a picture. A couple on the couch, in..."

Nov. 11, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

First Plates Extra Helpings: What’s Cooking in the Entomophagy Scene?
Among other things, would you believe … crickets as a Dai Due special?
"...Can’t do an all-encompassing sort of food showcase these days, especially not in..."

Feb. 4, 2015 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Count Me In
there's power in numbers with the census 2000 data.
"...Those figures are, respectively, the number of locals (we think) who were missed by the census in 1990; the..."

Feb. 11, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

'Completing Communities'
A conversation with Kathie Tovo
"...Austin Chronicle: You've campaigned on promoting affordability and keeping neighborhood..."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Austin ISD Leans in to Win Back Families, Boost Enrollment
Every student counts
"...It is 8am, and the Joslin Elementary library is waiting, patiently, for elusive families...."

Aug. 13, 2021 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

AISD Blocks Parent-Funded Posts at Upscale Schools
New equity formula ends PTA pay
"...Beginning this fall, Austin ISD parent­-teacher associations will no longer..."

May 28, 2021 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

AISD High Schools Flunk Real-World Test
Audit says district poorly prepares grads for college or careers
"...SREB offered will shape several months of discussion and planning in the AISD community – and then the future..."

Oct. 22, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Saving Austin's Schools
Nobody gets everything they want, but AISD’s bond may give everybody something they really need
"...Austin ISD's bond package has something for every campus, as..."

Sept. 8, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Action's in Place 3
Shade, Tovo, Nofziger race most watched and closely contested
"...Local election campaigns have been notoriously unexciting of late: Unchallenged incumbents. Token opponents. Abysmal voter turnout...."

April 29, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

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

Opinion: Investing in Working-Class Communities Is Central to Our Public Safety
Travis County D.A. Jose Garza argues we must invest time and resources the root cause of crime – instability
"...Labor Day, we celebrate the achievements and struggles of working people in our country. For two and a half..."

Sept. 10, 2021 Column by José Garza

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