Search

121-150 of 161 results, sorted by date | sort by relevance
Carstarphen on Tour: Reagan High
The would-be superintendent meets more stakeholders
"...Meria Carstar-phen, the sole finalist to become Austin Independent School District superintendent, met Austinites Saturday in the Reagan High..."

March 13, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

SXSW 09 Film Lineup Announced
What's all the ruckus? Why, it's the SXSW Film lineup!
"...Bill Ross An inquiring look at everyday life in middle America, the film explores the congruities of daily life..."

Feb. 1, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...The Austin Independent School District has cleared another No Child Left Behind Act..."

Nov. 28, 2008 News Feature

Point Austin: Unaccountable
In the public school testing frenzy, responsibility and consequences flow only downward
"...it's time to get worried again about troubled public schools. Under the gun this year are Pearce Middle School..."

Nov. 21, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Res Publica
Your do-good guide for Nov. 20-27
"...SCHOOL OF ASSASSINS VIGIL Join the road trip to protest..."

Nov. 21, 2008 News Feature

SWAT Action Closes Schools
Seven campuses in Northeast Austin are closed as police hunt for two suspects connected to early morning shooting
"...scene and remain at large, prompting officials to close schools and ask that area residents remain indoors...."

Nov. 6, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

No Child Left Behind
Schools do improve – just not all of them at the same time
"...No Child Left Behind may be controversial, but school districts still have to operate within its punitive restrictions..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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 yet,..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD Scores TAKS Victories
TAKS ratings improve for many AISD schools
"...Austin Independent School District is winning the uphill battle with the controversial..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

'Chronicle' Endorsements
May 10 municipal elections
"...City Council seats and beyond them the Austin Independent School District bond propositions, with school district and college trustee..."

May 9, 2008 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...e-mail to that effect. Hamad, who taught at Small Middle School and was an official for the Palestine Children's..."

April 25, 2008 News Feature

'Chronicle' Endorsements
May 10 municipal elections
"...City Council seats and beyond them the Austin Independent School District bond propositions, with school district and college trustee..."

April 25, 2008 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Don't Forget the Children
AISD races and bond proposals
"...retires next year, another longstanding figure in Austin Independent School District will step down: District 3 trustee Johna Edwards...."

April 25, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...million facility, located only a block from Johnston High School at 6002 Jain Ln., will be home to Southwest..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature

Pearce Gets a New Principal
High test scores at what cost?
"...James Troutman seems like a perfect fit to lead Pearce Middle School in Northeast Austin. Troutman is quite familiar..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

Naked City
"...• Austin Independent School District Superintendent Pat Forgione presented a preliminary 2007-2008 budget..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature

Left Behind
AISD moves to close Webb Middle School – and transfer the "merchandise"
"...It's third period at Webb Middle School, and seventh-grade English teacher Patrick Harboure is at..."

Feb. 16, 2007 News Feature by Michael May

Point Austin: Webb Games
Webb Middle School is a test case for bad public policy vs. community resolve
"...far from settled, the public battle to defend Webb Middle School from the blunt and counterproductive logic of "accountability"..."

Feb. 16, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Forgione's BEST-Laid Plan for Closing Webb
"...Forgione told the AISD board of trustees that Webb Middle School should close – regardless of how the students..."

Feb. 16, 2007 News Feature by Michael May

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

First Night Schedule
"...Quiet, calm, and melodious music. 2-3pm. 2:15pmLove of China School of Chinese Dance, Radisson Hotel, Congress at Cesar Chavez...."

Dec. 29, 2006 Arts Feature

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

Who Killed Porter Middle School?
The evidence points to George W. Bush. But he wasn't alone.
"...A school died in Austin this week. The causes were definitely..."

March 10, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
The nonprofit still needs help to promote cycling
"...entails growing its volunteer base, reaching out to more after-school programs, and eventually opening its shops daily, Schaffer said...."

July 8, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Shrinking Schools
While the suburbs sprawl, central city schools count their children – and their blessings
"...up along the sidewalk joined in, until the entire school, plus moms and dads and grannies galore, was parading..."

May 20, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

New Schools Across the District
The locations and controversies for the proposed new schools
"...The AISD bond package includes funds for eight new schools: six elementaries and a northeast middle school funded by..."

Aug. 27, 2004 News Feature

AISD Casts a Wider Blueprint
The Austin ISD announced its expansion of the Blueprint Initiative to LBJ and Reagan high schools
"...Blueprint Initiative was expanded to include two Eastside high schools: Reagan and LBJ. Two middle schools, Dobie and Pearce,..."

April 9, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...at the Delco Center, AISD introduced its new Secondary School Blueprint Initiative, covering Reagan and LBJ high schools and..."

April 2, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

AISD Board to Consider $420 Million Bond Package
The Citizens' Bond Advisory Committee settles on a figure that offers relief while still being acceptable to voters
"...all of AISD's 107 campuses, construction of six new schools, plus funds for buses, athletic facilities, technology, and security..."

March 19, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...welcomed to the AISD pack on Aug. 27 at Pearce Middle School. According to a district press release, the..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature

« 1    BACK    1   2   3   4   5   6     NEXT    6 »
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle