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Austin Education vs. Education Austin
School district suddenly goes wobbly on longstanding relationship with faculty-staff union
"...2011, was supposed to be a big day for Education Austin. The union was expecting to celebrate the start..."

Feb. 17, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Education Austin Keeps Lead Status
AISD board also adds advisory council to weigh in on employee matters
"...After six months of delays and wrangling, the Austin ISD Board of Trustees on April 23 finally approved..."

April 27, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

A Lesson in Bilingual Education
Middle East biliginual education group breaks new ground
"...Sometimes Austin schools seem impossibly divided. Sometimes it takes an external..."

Oct. 9, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival: The Texas Promise
Oscar-winner Vanessa Roth finds the lie and the hope in Texas schools
"...There's a few billion dollars missing from the Texas education budget, and every capitol and education reporter was a..."

Oct. 28, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Kids First Throws Money into AISD Races
New pro-reform PAC drops $30,000 behind candidates
"...Austin Kids First, the new PAC on the education block,..."

Oct. 31, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD Considers Teacher Job Security
Trustees vote tonight on returning to three year contracts
"...The anti-public education right has made tenure in education – or any..."

Feb. 24, 2014 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

Point Austin: Welcome to Hard Times
Ausitn Interfaith's summit addresses economic plans, current crisis
"...of the Southwest Industrial Areas Foundation, parent organization of Austin Interfaith. Cortes was in town Saturday morning for AI's..."

Feb. 13, 2009 News Column by Michael King

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

The Totally Awesome AusChron Newscast Gets an Education
Malfaro's exit, F1's entry, city utilities & more
"...discuss his exit interview with Louis Malfaro, who’s leaving Education Austin after 11 years as union boss. We also..."

Sept. 2, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

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

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: 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 and the 7-10 Split
Candidates in west and west-central districts find common cause
"...When people first started talking about shifting Austin to single-member City Council districts, the logic was simple...."

July 22, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Education: 'It's Time To Be Innovative'
Something everyone can agree on: digital classrooms
"...between all parties during last week's SXSWedu technology and education conference – but the consensus stopped there. On one..."

March 16, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Abbott Appoints New Education Commissioner
Education advocates criticized Morath for attempting to quietly privatize Dallas ISD
"...There are some clenched jaws in Texas education circles as Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Dallas ISD..."

Dec. 25, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Williams for Education Commissioner: Uh, Why?
Former Railroad Commissioner an inexplicable choice to lead schools
"...Welcome to the era of Commissioner of Education Michael Williams. No, do not adjust your television screens,..."

Sept. 2, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

An Education Only a Boss Could Love
Public schools lurch a little closer to privatization with HB 2
"...The House education bill introduced last week drew instant criticism from teachers..."

Feb. 11, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Point Austin: Underfunded and Overtested
Save Texas Schools builds a groundswell for public education
"...Austin Rep. Donna Howard was speaking about the politics side..."

Feb. 22, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Perry Poisons Education Funding
How will Texas schools fare without federal education money?
"...unravel the current fight between the U.S. Department of Education and Gov. Rick Perry over emergency public school funding...."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 Education Stories
The year in local education
"...3) DOUBLE DETHRONING The UT Austin/UT System war claimed two scalps: Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa..."

Jan. 2, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: The Powers That Be
The UT stalemate is one battle in an education war
"...On Wednesday afternoon, UT-Austin Pres­ident Bill Powers submitted his resignation to UT System..."

July 11, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Texas Senate Education Committee Advances Its Own School Finance Plan
SB 4 would essentially gut the House version of the bill
"...The Texas Senate Education Committee voted 8-0-3 to advance a fleshed out version..."

May 1, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

State Board of Education Rejects Racist Mexican-American Textbook
Board votes unanimously to dump controversial, error-riddled book
"...are too politicized for even the State Board of Education to accept. In a unanimous vote this morning, Republican..."

Nov. 16, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

My Education’s Coordinates
Home movies from ATX’s cinematic instrumentalists
"...The epic instrumentals of My Education, compositions of monstrous momentum that traverse space, math, classical,..."

Oct. 24, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Sunday! F.W. Murnau's 'Sunrise' with Live Score by My Education
Hey, it's number five on 'Sight & Sound' ten best movies ever list
"...at the Alamo S. Lamar, with epic rockers My Education providing the live score, at 4 and 7pm, Sunday,..."

Sept. 8, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Public Notice: Does Business Really Hate Education?
It's way past time for some new voices on education policy
"...eyes are on City Council these days. Here in Austin, even Wendy Davis, Leticia Van de Putte, and hard-working..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Scott Quitting Texas Education Agency
Controversial schools commissioner to leave July 2
"...nary a flutter, but not so today. Commissioner of Education Robert Scott – possibly Texas' most widely-known and controversial..."

May 1, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Back to Education Finance Reform
Updated: No education special, but interim committee called
"...may have squelched calls for a special session on education finance reform, so Texas lawmakers are settling for the..."

March 1, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Compared to What?
Crisis at Kealing the latest chapter in a too-long story
"...meetings, from teacher surveys by the school district and Education Austin, and from numerous conversations with Kealing faculty and..."

Jan. 26, 2007 News Column by Michael King

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