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AISD Task Force Trauma
"...The Austin Independent School District's sixth-grade secret is out -- sort of. Last..."

Dec. 27, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...Martin Junior High became Martin Middle School this year -- adding sixth grade to seventh..."

Sept. 27, 2002 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...of trustees voted Monday to add sixth grade to Kealing Junior High (now to be Middle School) next fall,..."

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

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...on the consent agenda -- to plans to convert Kealing Junior High School to a middle school with a..."

Oct. 10, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Life Is a Rhythm
Ground zero for Austin hip-hop: University Hills' 2-3
"...Offenders rap group sitting in back. A hurried yellow school bus screeches to a halt next to them and..."

Nov. 17, 2006 Music Feature by Robert Gabriel

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the state Senate passed its version of a public school finance plan while the House prepared to vote on..."

July 8, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Slow Dying of Johnston High
State accountability standards may close a school on the edge of survival
"...might have been a turning point for Johnston High School...."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

'If Not Edison -- What?'
Austin Interfaith's Alliance programs represent one alternative to failing AISD schools.
"...In the Texas Education Agency's 2001 assessment of state school districts, the Austin Independent School District as a whole..."

March 22, 2002 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Schooling, Pre-Sputnik Style
Is O. Henry Rolling In His Grave?
"...O. Henry, is best known. As most Austin public school students of American literature know, O. Henry briefly lived..."

Nov. 10, 1995 News Feature

The Future's So Bright ...
Johnston High School has problems with grades, attendance, dropouts, a magnet program resented by the host school, and a high turnover rate among principals. Will new principal Sal Cavazos stay and can he make a difference?
"...Salvador Cavazos, the baby-faced 37-year-old principal of Fulmore Middle School, is excited. His lanky frame is perched on..."

March 9, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
"...• Education Austin leader and Small Middle School teacher Michael Poliakoff has filed a lawsuit against..."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
"...with an executive order mandating the HPV vaccination of school-age girls. Both legal and medical questions remain; see "On..."

Feb. 9, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Shhh! It's an AISD Secret!
"...The Austin Independent School District apparently doesn't get enough bad publicity -- now..."

Dec. 20, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Loving and Fighting
A history of struggle at Blackshear Elementary
"...already bred generations of East Austin youth when the school song was composed, during the Depression, and the decades..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Don't Ask, Don't Know at Fulmore
"...The Austin Independent School District quickly offered an official response to the Sept...."

Sept. 21, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Building a Path to Literacy
Educators and nonprofits work to close the achievement gap in Dove Springs
"...facing the neighborhood is literacy. Dove Springs' Consuelo Mendez Middle School is on the Texas Education Agency's 2015 list..."

April 8, 2016 News Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

AISD Starting Two Hours Late on Thursday
Austin schools starting two hours late Thursday.
"...two-hour delayed schedule. January 17, 2007 - The Austin School District will resume classes on Thursday, January 18, on..."

Jan. 17, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

AISD's Haves and Have Nots
"..."L" Low-Performing Schools..."

March 22, 2002 News Feature

'The Perfect Storm': AISD Board Adds by Subtracting
The Austin ISD board of trustees passes its 2003-04 budget.
"...budget also includes $158 million to pay the district's school-equity recapture obligation to the state, an increase of $13.4..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
News items
"...Garcia -- who succeeded the former Carole McLellan as school board president 25 years ago, when she resigned to..."

Sept. 21, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

AISD Announces Transfer Freezes
Number of schools stays the same, but names change.
"...With school class size a major issue for the proposed Austin..."

Jan. 15, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Reinvest in Hancock Center
"...and Harris Park are all in need of a middle school that does not require parents to bus their..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Postmarks

Public Notice: Get Your Meeting On
A roundup of civic events to start the year off right
"...for superintendent. Cruz will share his vision for the school district at each forum and then will address questions..."

Jan. 9, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, Central Texas, and elsewhere.
"...about the complex issues (like the budget deficit or school finance) facing the state, because, y'know, they're new to..."

Jan. 17, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City

Dec. 20, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
News in brief from Austin to the world

Sept. 27, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

AISD Magnets and Academies
A listing of AISD's magnets and academies
"...Magnet Schools Magnet schools offer college-preparatory curriculums and accept applications from..."

Dec. 7, 2001 News Feature

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...that sixth-grade students from Allan, Govalle, and Metz elementary schools begin attending Martin Middle School in the fall of..."

Jan. 31, 2003 News Feature

Soda Jerks
The AISD Vending Machine Scandal and the World of Snacks and Sodas
"...a sizable portion of the vending business at public school districts across the Rio Grande Valley. The two had..."

April 27, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Our readers talk back.
"...committee on Catholic identity. I have been in Catholic schools (including Boston College) for 27 years. I don't claim..."

Dec. 21, 2001 Column

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