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Official Drink of Austin Contest Names Team Qui the Winners
Holy crap, does my head hurt
"...The Austin Food & Wine Alliance partnered up with the Tipsy..."

Feb. 24, 2014 Food Post by Claudia Alarcón

Black History Month and Austin's Dirty Laundry
KLRU launches online series featuring ATX civil rights leaders
"...one of the most progressive cities in the U.S., Austin has a long and dirty history of segregation, the..."

Feb. 5, 2014 Screens Post by Sarah Marloff

Point Austin: The Davis Challenge
The road from Haltom City to Austin
"...a one-issue candidate, her first filibuster was over public education cuts, and the uproar over that issue had hardly..."

Oct. 4, 2013 News Column by Michael King

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

The 2012 Austin Visual Arts Awards
This year's honorees showed a lot of love for what they do
"...After a one-year hiatus, the Austin Visual Arts Association resumed its annual tradition of honoring..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Point Austin: Doggett at Risk
Austin's longtime champion is looking for Dem support
"...Smith tell it in Monday's Statesman ("Law doesn't entitle Austin to a Democrat"), Aus­tinites "exorcised" [sic] about redistricting should..."

May 25, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Hersh Visits Austin
Journalist Seymour Hersh began a week's visit to Austin Monday night
"...Beginning a week of Austin events, legendary journalist Seymour Hersh appeared Monday night at..."

March 20, 2012 News Post by Michael King

Point Austin: Imagine Affordability
Imagine an Austin in which everyone can afford to live
"...of the Carver Museum & Cultural Center in East Austin to catch a glimpse of what Austin might look..."

Oct. 7, 2011 News Column by Amy Smith

Adult Education
Three chances to sharpen your writing tools
"...The O. Henry Museum and the Austin Bat Cave are known for the fine work they..."

Sept. 7, 2011 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Austin Sonata Limits
Bion Tsang and Anton Nel bring a little class(ical) to the Austin City Limits studio
"...of musician must have played on the set of Austin City Limits. But it wasn't until February 2010 that..."

Aug. 20, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'FNL' Star Drops Some Education
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson teaches acting class
"...Lights episode is like saying you’ll likely sweat in Austin this summer (meaning: derr). But boy did we drip..."

April 23, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Austin: Latino Internet Capital of the World!
If you have tacos, they will come
"...of several Latino-themed panels in SXSWi had the title “Austin: Latino Internet Capital of the World,” and, by all..."

March 15, 2010 Screens Post by Belinda Acosta

What Austin and Carstarphen Get
Details on contract for new AISD superintendent
"...her selection. Everyone from the Chamber of Commerce to Education Austin was treating her appointment as a done deal..."

March 24, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: The Cost of Community
The city budget is where Austin decides how to live
"...failed to hit their marks. (On the other hand, Austin's growth and still-rising property values, very mixed blessings both,..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Heat Wave
From Philadelphia to Austin, the air is burning
"...a record-breaking, torpid, East Coast heat wave that made Austin's current dry 90s seem relatively balmy by comparison. So..."

June 13, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Cool Austin, Cool Planet
This Earth Day, the ambitious Austin Climate Protection Plan celebrates a first year of slow, quiet, but impressive progress
"...than a year – do you know where your Austin Climate Protection Plan is?..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Dixie Chicks' 'Shut Up & Sing' Screening in Austin
"...the documentary Shut Up & Sing, which details the education that country music superstars the Dixie Chicks got on..."

Nov. 27, 2006 News Post by Lee Nichols

Point Austin: Smoke This!
Austin voters have a chance to confirm that everybody has a right to breathe free
"...that I consider the proposed smoking ordinance appearing on Austin's May 7 ballot. Just as Chronicle employees enjoy a..."

April 15, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Austin @ Large: Access of Evil
It's a conspiracy! Defending Austin from the music network.
"...when I thought the interminable soap opera of the Austin Music Network couldn't get any more inane, or pathetic,..."

Aug. 6, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Despite the outrage of the land pimps, Austin's dis-invitation to Wal-Mart is democratic, legal, and honorable.
"...designated boosters behind the Chamber of Commerce's forward-into-the-past Opportunity Austin economic recovery project, are spitting mad about Mayor Will..."

Oct. 17, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Local Democrats Take Another Shot at Education Board
Third time's a charm?
"...Texas State Board of Education candidate Judy Jennings just wants to get out of..."

Sept. 30, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The Education Session
The Lege takes another run at patching school finance
"...have also become walking, talking metaphors for what Texas education does wrong. The figures laid out at the rally..."

May 1, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Reclaiming Education: Hoping for Sanity at the SBOE
Will it take a miracle to oust the religious right bloc?
"...in the last few years the State Board of Education has apparently managed to accomplish it...."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Opinion: The Texas State Board of Education is Failing LGBTQ+ Students
School districts and families will need to pick up the slack left by SBOE’s recent decision to exclude sexual orientation and gender identity from the curriculum
"...Last week, the Texas State Board of Education gave preliminary approval to its first revision to sex..."

Sept. 18, 2020 Column by Katherine Goldey

Top 10 Education Stories
"...The U.S. Department of Education will take more of a backseat in education policy,..."

Jan. 1, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Perry Signs Education Bill: Now What?
Gov signs off on HB5 after veto speculation
"...system, it's one of the most significant pieces of education legislation in decades...."

June 10, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

A-to-Z Guide to Education in 1999
"...and Audits. This was the first year the Texas Education Agency rated school districts "unacceptable" for submitting unreliable student..."

Jan. 7, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Top 10 Education Stories
School finance lawsuits, AISD board shakeup, and more
"...that saw the birth of new pro-"reform" Astroturf group Austin Kids First, the Austin Independent School District board was..."

Jan. 4, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

House to Address Education Funding
Speaker Joe Straus sets school finance as interim item
"...charges to the House committees on Appro­priations and Public Education, telling them to start work on something more than..."

June 10, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lege Goes to School: Education Bills
"...community schools: Lawmakers have filed a broad slate of education bills, some of which fix what they've earlier broken,..."

May 1, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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