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Obama's School Daze
Local schools react to the hubbub over Obama's school speech
"...President Barack Obama's Sept. 8 back-to-school message to the nation's children was, the Texas Education..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of High Noon
Glenn Frankel’s new book on the classic film explores a very timely history
"...The author of High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an..."

March 3, 2017 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Where There's a Heartbeat, There's Hope
Author Michael Brick and principal Anabel Garza on saving Reagan High School
"...Spoiler alert: In Michael Brick's new book, Saving the School, the main character survives. That character is Reagan High..."

Aug. 17, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Another campus crime leads to tough questions about Austin ISD's safety strategy
"...the wake of the March on-campus murder of 15-year-old Reagan High student Ortralla Mosley, Reagan administrators snapped to, implementing..."

Oct. 3, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Rethinking the Three R's
Reagan High's digital-media lab opens doors for young students into filmmaking.
"...Pedraza's voice echoes through the nearly empty hallway of Reagan High -- it's a Saturday morning -- Eric Corona..."

May 2, 2003 Screens Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Point Austin: Unaccountable
In the public school testing frenzy, responsibility and consequences flow only downward
"'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

Time 4 Sum Aksion
"...Knights run up a 41-0 halftime lead against the Reagan Raiders at Nelson Field last Thursday night, I thought..."

Oct. 3, 2006 Sports Post by Robert Gabriel

"...Greer, Julie Benz, William Katt and Marilyn Manson. Is high school today really this treasonous? All I can remember..."

Feb. 19, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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

Naked City
AISD's Reagan Safety Probe
"...trustees, President Doyle Valdez announced the formation of a Reagan High School Safety Review Team, charged with reviewing policies..."

April 25, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Eastside Memorial Community: Accentuate the Positive
Supporters hope Education Commissioner sees gains
" few days will be make-or-break for Eastside Memorial High School, as Commissioner of Education Michael Williams issues his..."

June 5, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

In the Name of Ann Richards
AISD's School for Young Women Leaders is a district showcase – does its glittering reputation hide a darker side for teachers and students?
"...and come back from it." When the Austin Independent School District opened the Ann Richards School for Young Women..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD Needs You (to Find the Next Superintendent)
Three days of input meetings starts today
"...putting together a search process that will attract a high quality replacement and engage the community. That process starts..."

July 15, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Education Reporter Michael Brick Dead
Author of book on Reagan High dies of cancer
"...the definitive story of the saving of East Austin's Reagan High School, has died this morning of colon cancer..."

Feb. 8, 2016 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Like Running Into a Brick Wall?
" challenge.For more on UT footbal, LSU football, and high school football ......"

Nov. 7, 2006 Sports Post by Robert Gabriel

Shake Yo Rump-ah!
Photographer Will Van Overbeek goes back to school for prom and finds a whole lotta shakin' goin' on.

June 10, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
School Shopping
"...In the ongoing battle to improve Austin's low-performing schools, the Austin Independent School District is considering something new:..."

Feb. 1, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Zeppelin 3
"...gang of music thugs in the back of a school bus in the 7th or 8th grade and bullied..."

March 28, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Countdown to Aztex Season Opener
Austin Aztex season starts in 10 days; high school championships start tomorrow
"...The state high school championships are in Georgetown this week, Thursday through..."

April 8, 2009 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

Back to the Drawing Board
"...of confidence.For more on the Saints, UT football, and high school football ......"

Oct. 30, 2006 Sports Post by Robert Gabriel

A Shining Star Goes Dark
A tragedy at Reagan High School evokes a mother's courageous response.
"...March 28, the Austin Police Dept. was called to Reagan High School. Fifteen-year-old Ortralla Mosley, Carolyn's youngest daughter, had..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Defending the death penalty, the new Gov, the schools, and all that Jazz.
"...City Schools Need Cooperation..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Column

Drums Across Texas
What does Reagan High's drum line have in common with civil rights? Larry Jackson.
"...can hear it – the unmistakable din of a high school band room. That swell of horns and honking..."

June 17, 2011 Music Feature by Kate X Messer

Austin ISD Still Stymied by Confederate Names
A school by any other name ...
"...Nine months after the Austin Indepen­dent School District board voted to change the names of five..."

Nov. 30, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

AISD: Back to Basics
A vision for the district, and renaming Confederate schools
"...should be the top priority for the Austin Independent School District, its board of trustees agreed on Monday at..."

Oct. 5, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

The Dropout Problem
Not students, but teachers – AISD struggles to retain qualified educators
"...Two weeks before the first day of school in the Austin Independent School District, the halls of..."

Aug. 12, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
The school board votes to turn its inquiry into Ortralla Mosley's death over to its new defense lawyer
"...the March 28 murder of 15-year-old Ortralla Mosley at Reagan High School to private attorney Kevin Cole, who has..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Designed To Fail
As Pearce may face another repurposing, AISD gets excited about single-sex schools
"...her off at 6:30 in the morning, but the school is telling him that she is tardy when the..."

Nov. 18, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

From Austin to Neptune
Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas on the rise of his career-making cult favorite
"...that have been heard on the series. However, the highlight of the event is a sneak peek of the..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

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