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AISD Gets the Ball Rolling on High School Redesign
Gates Foundation grant pushes attempt to completely rethink high school
"...board of trustees grappled with the proper recipe for high school success, the latest step of a multiyear process..."

Jan. 13, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Building a Better School District
A bit of school consolidation in the works?
"...moving the Liberal Arts and Science Academy away from LBJ High School and into its own facility; building a..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

LBJ Science Academy Sucks Rocks
Gee Whiz, Mr. Science
"...hasn't an enemy in the world. The principal of LBJ High School since the 1992-93 school year, Orum is..."

Dec. 15, 1995 News Feature by Roseana Auten

Austin ISD Begins to Move Eastside High Schools
New Eastside Memorial campus breaks ground, and more school shuffling
"...new home for students at Eastside Memorial Early College High School. Beginning in August 2021, after $80.6 million in..."

Jan. 25, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

Aug. 14, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD's "School Changes" Process Places Equity Front and Center
“Historically, this is a very racist city, and unfortunately, this school district is a part of that system"
"...in early June, as part of the Austin Indepen­dent School District's "School Changes" process, parents turned out in force..."

Sept. 13, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Hogwarts at Austin High?
Some Austin High parents say the Academy of Global Studies should be its own school
"...Out of the roughly 2,100 students at Austin High School, about one in seven attend its Academy of..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Where to Find Meal Services During Austin's School Closures
School districts distributing free meals for students, parents
"...As Texas schools prepare to shut down through April 3 – either..."

March 21, 2020 News Post by Beth Sullivan

School Redesign Lacks Rigor
AISD reforms scrutinized by trustees
"...a draft plan for the first stage of a high school "redesign" to instill greater academic rigor and career..."

Jan. 14, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Smaller High Schools Better
"...Reading this article [“AISD Gets the Ball Rolling on High School Redesign,” News, Jan. 13] gives me hope for..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Postmarks

APD Responding to Reported Shots Near LBJ
Campus placed on lockdown as precaution: Suspect now in custody
"...be an abundance of caution, Austin ISD has placed LBJ High School on lockdown after shots were reported in..."

Sept. 17, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

'Friday Night Lights': Reagan-McCallum, Westlake-Austin High Top Local Slate
"...pilot. (See "TV Eye" for more.) Meanwhile, most area high schools open district play this week, but the pick..."

Sept. 27, 2006 Sports Post by Christopher Gray

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

Nov. 30, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

LBJ Library at 50: "Lady Bird Johnson: Beyond the Willdflowers"
The LBJ Library exhibit shows sides of the First Lady you may not know
"...But just as there was more to LBJ than “the Vietnam President,” there was so much more..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Strategy for Saving Low-Performing High Schools
AISD drafting strategic response to performance issues at its high school campuses
"...The Austin Independent School District is drafting a strategic response to performance issues..."

Dec. 21, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Rethinking Reagan ... and LBJ
AISD searches for student and community involvement in high school redesign program
"...After final bell last Thursday at Reagan High, about 20 students gathered around four tables in room..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

LBJ School’s COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker Reveals Disparities
Data suggests vaccine hubs aren't reaching Black, Latinx Texans
"...Last month, UT-Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs released its Texas COVID-19 Vaccine..."

April 9, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Parents Wonder: Is Briseño's Blood on Austin High's Hands?
Administration could have done more before and after student was killed, critics charge
"...shot to death as he walked home from his school bus stop, and his parents and peers are still..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Johnston High Turns Triplet
AISD moves on plan to divide Eastside school into three smaller 'learning communities'
"...For 45 years, Johnston High School has been the Home of the Rams. As..."

Feb. 25, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

AISD Releases Plans for School Closures and Consolidations
12 campuses impacted as district grapples with declining enrollment
"...the drafts marks the first major milestone in AISD’s “School Changes” process, which began in January of this year,..."

Sept. 5, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Lanier High Wins Federal Grant
Full Service Community Schools grant will provide social services and continuing education
"...million for a new family support center at Lanier High School...."

Sept. 25, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD: Refilling the School Board
Candidates jockey to fill Saldaña's seat
"...The Austin Independent School Dis­trict's board of trustees is moving quickly to replace..."

May 19, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Drive-Thru Free School Meal Pickups
"...Drive-thru free meal pickups at LBJ Early College High School on March 27, 2020 Read..."

March 27, 2020 Photo Gallery

Faster Than Sound: School’s Out for Dayglow
Nineteen-year-old Sloan Struble leaves UT for the bedroom-pop big leagues, while two new area record stores make their debuts
"...using loops and samples "like song Legos." Into middle school, he emulated Christian mainstreams Owl City and Relient K..."

June 21, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

High Tech, Low Priority?
Not Everyone Is Sold on Computers in Schools
"...little curious about using computers in her Hill Elementary School classroom, but frankly, she didn't want to give up..."

July 25, 1997 News Feature by Roseana Auten

Just Add Students
The new Eastside high school takes issue
"...There's a new high school coming to Austin. It doesn't have a name..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Ten Down ... 90% to Go
AISD votes to move the Liberal Arts Academy from Johnston to LBJ, a move that magnet parents support but many others question.
"...On November 26, the Austin Independent School District board of trustees voted to move the district's..."

Dec. 7, 2001 News Feature by Michael May

Time 4 Sum Aksion
"...it was going to be a typical weekend of high school football here in Austin. Then on Friday night..."

Oct. 3, 2006 Sports Post by Robert Gabriel

AISD Goes Global
Johnston High School welcomes immigrant students and makes waves in the neighborhood
"...old and a student at the Austin ISD's International High School. The school, housed at Johnston High off Bolm..."

Nov. 26, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Accepting the Challenge
Meet the candidates for AISD Board of Trustees.
"...saying to people that it is astounding how the school board is held accountable for what happens to every..."

March 29, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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