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Historic Pease Elementary Becoming Child Care Center for AISD Teachers
Pease rises from the ashes with federal renovation funding
"...1, Rep. Lloyd Doggett joined Austin ISD leaders at Pease Elementary School, closed in 2020, to announce that he..."

Sept. 4, 2023 News Post by Brant Bingamon

Anger at Pease Elementary as AISD Revokes Transfers
Transfer requests were for schools that had already reached maximum enrollment capacity
"...Parents at soon-to-be-closed Pease Elementary are again frustrated at Austin ISD leaders after..."

March 6, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

AISD Moves Toward Affordable Child Care in Old Pease Campus
Plus other news from their latest meeting
"...board's vote to begin the redevelopment of two closed elementary schools – Pease Elementary School, located five blocks west..."

March 31, 2023 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

AISD Board Votes to Close Four Austin Elementary Schools
Despite public outcry, Brooke, Pease, Sims, and Metz all to shutter
"...Four Austin ISD elementary schools will close next year, following a 6-3 vote..."

Nov. 19, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Pease Parents Aim to Change the School Changes
"...of trustees to intervene have intensified. Students sang at Pease Elementary, and state Rep. Gina Hinojosa, D-Austin, offered her..."

Nov. 15, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

AISD Board Votes to Close Four Austin Elementary Schools
Despite public outcry, Brooke, Pease, Sims, and Metz all to shutter

Nov. 22, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Final Bike Boulevard Open House Wednesday
Opposition group forms
"...Nueces Bicycle Boulevard will be held Wednesday, 6pm, at Pease Elementary. The highlight: the results of the traffic impact..."

Feb. 23, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

AISD Delays Plans to Close Eight Schools
Advocates push to save Pease, Brooke
"...of School Changes released Friday, Nov. 1: Metz, Sims, Pease, and Brooke elementary schools...."

Nov. 8, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin Campuses Still Closed, But Not (Yet) for Sale
What to do with Austin's closed elementary schools?
"...School Changes process in late 2019 that closed four elementary campuses, three of them in disadvantaged East Austin neighborhoods,..."

Dec. 17, 2021 News Feature by Morgan O’Hanlon

Opinion: AISD Is Perpetuating a Historic Racial Dividing Line
Annika Olson of UT-Austin’s Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis urges AISD to reconsider its School Changes plan for elementary school closures
"...District (AISD) voted to close Metz, Sims, Brooke, and Pease Elementary Schools. Three of these four schools have student..."

March 20, 2020 Column by Annika Olson

Austin at Large: The Oldest Story in Town
Will Austin ISD's "School Changes" be our last chance to learn our lesson?
" first Austin ISD back to school night, at Pease Elementary. (I remember it vividly, because I spent much..."

Sept. 20, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Grief, Anger, Activism Follow AISD’s Move to Close Schools
Lingering questions over unreleased equity report fuel frustration
"...of the Austin Independent School District to close four elementary schools and implement a host of districtwide initiatives, community..."

Nov. 29, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin ISD Leans in to Win Back Families, Boost Enrollment
Every student counts
"...It is 8am, and the Joslin Elementary library is waiting, patiently, for elusive families...."

Aug. 13, 2021 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

A New Plan for Austin ISD?
School board elections tee up calls for change – and rebuilding broken trust
"...2017, and then the wildly unpopular closure of four elementary schools last year – has shaped the contours of..."

Oct. 16, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Closing Schools Won't Fix AISD Budget
We have the Legislature to thank for this mess
"...schools – Barton Hills, Brooke, Joslin, Oak Springs, Ortega, Pease, Sanchez, and Zilker elementaries, and Pearce Middle School...."

Jan. 21, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Blueprint for a Breakdown
Not Worth the Work
"...Bandy Constructors, which just completed renovation work at Allison Elementary. "For the effort we expended, there was nowhere near..."

Jan. 15, 1999 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Bad, Bad Decision
"...Dear Editor, My grandson attends Pease Elementary. My daughter has been active in Eastside groups..."

Nov. 21, 2019 Postmarks

Neighborhoods, Schools, and Budgets
Austin ISD's looming financial crisis is a statewide story
"...What that means for Deirdre Doughty is that Pease Elementary, the school to which she chose to send..."

Feb. 11, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Bicycle Dreams
A closer look at the Downtown bike boulevard proposals
"...generating heavy interest, judging by the packed houses at Pease Elementary in December (see "A Boulevard for Cyclists ......"

Feb. 5, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

A Boulevard for Cyclists ... and Cars
Nueces Street could become the street of choice for Downtown cyclists
"...frequently asked questions distributed at the meeting held at Pease Elementary...."

Dec. 18, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Paul Cruz Steps Down at AISD
Superintendent takes UT post; transition plan still TBD
"...was not always reciprocal, especially among parents at Metz, Pease, Sims, and Brooke elementary schools, who fought tooth and..."

Feb. 28, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

AISD Releases Plans for School Closures and Consolidations
12 campuses impacted as district grapples with declining enrollment
" of them approaching rates of 90% or higher. Pease Elementary, which consists mostly of transfer students from parents..."

Sept. 5, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

The Chronicle endorsements (or lack thereof) under fire.
"...and Nueces. Just one and a half blocks from Pease Elementary School. Everything from a public intoxication arrest to..."

May 5, 2000 Column

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"
"...that determine the paths that Austin students follow from elementary to middle to high school...."

Sept. 13, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

The Challenges of Going Back to School
Parents, teachers, and students share their anxieties over starting the fall semester while COVID-19 is still rampant
"...a year now, before the pandemic. The families of Pease, Brooke, Metz, and Sims have had to navigate the..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Features Feature

Great Demand, Greater Expectations for AISD
Timeline set for superintendent search
"...Monday's meeting, the board voted on renaming two new elementary schools in AISD. The new school in South­west Austin..."

May 22, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Naked City
Council approves the relocation of the city's Central Booking Facility; the divisive East Cesar Chavez Neighborhood Plan goes through first reading; and Lumbermen's Investment Corp. presents a tentative agreement on its property near the Seaholm Power Plant with the city.
"...jail, they point out, is one block away from Pease Elementary School, and just a few streets away from..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Austin ISD Budget Shortfall Could Put School Closures on the Table
Desperate times may lead to desperate measures
"...of racism from their respective neighborhoods, Norman and Sims elementary schools were consolidated, as were Sanchez and Metz elementaries..."

June 7, 2024 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Four Open Seats, and Many Demands for Change at AISD
School board shakeup
"...campus closures and consolidations, and voted to shutter two elementary schools in his district (Brooke and Metz) as part..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Celebrate MLK Day With P.I.E.
“Peace Includes Everyone” and everyone could use a treat right now
"...Peace Through P.I.E. Social with rousing gospel music, two elementary school choirs, a pie auction benefit, and a festive..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Food Post by Jessi Cape

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