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School Bus Crash This Morning
The little ones are safe, however.
"...Media Advisory: APD responded to a collision with a school bus and a Honda Accord at 7:21am this morning..."

June 19, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Girls on the Bus
Girls groups, from the back of the bus to Rhino Records.
"...Weekday morning sounded the same as I boarded the bus during third grade in 1962, down in the desolate..."

Feb. 6, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

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

Cap Met's Five Year Bus Plan: More, Faster, Better
"...but the agency is also trying to move the bus system into modern times. Hence the Five Year Plan..."

Dec. 22, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Wish List: Bus Passes for Families
Austin Voices helps kids get to and from school
"...hinder a child’s ability to focus or learn in school...."

Dec. 12, 2016 News Post by Montinique Monroe

Think Green. Act Green! Ride the Bus!
"...really impress with your green credentials? Try riding the bus. And how about – gasp! – putting your kids..."

Sept. 18, 2009 Postmarks

The Med School Solution
A medical school, a teaching hospital, and a new health care system?
"...should Travis County taxpayers help pay for a medical school?"..."

Sept. 14, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

AISD Delays School Year Until September 8
First eight weeks of classes could be mostly remote
"...Austin Independent School District’s Board of Trustees has voted to delay the..."

Aug. 7, 2020 News Post by Beth Sullivan

High School Homecoming
The nation’s best runner, that guy from Spoon, and me
"...Going to someone else's high school reunion/homecoming is sort of like looking at friends’ vacation..."

Oct. 19, 2009 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Maldonado: School Time for Lawmakers
Round Rock Dem files first bills as sole author
"...– HB 1330: Sets up the Legislators Back to School Program, requiring lawmakers to visit at least five public..."

Feb. 17, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Peruvian-Inspired Food Bus Serves Killa Brunch
East Airport eatery Killa Wasi elevates casual dining
"...unpretentious restaurants in Austin. Duck inside of a teal school bus parked on the south side of Airport Boulevard..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Food Column by Emily Beyda

Get on the Bus
Austin Latinos March on Washington
"...in Austin, except that he's been kicked out of school and has hit the job market...."

Oct. 25, 1996 News Feature

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

On the Bus
In the process of writing her new play con flama, Austin poet / writer Sharon Bridgforth discovered that the piece was not complete without her own voice in it. In the process of observing con flama's development, writer Belinda Acosta discovered something about her own voice, too.
"...thought she was writing a play about riding the bus. The celebrated Austin poet/playwright initially approached con flama, the..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

Hop on the Bus, Gus; Donate a New Can, Stan
"...Food for Fare program. Until Santa hits the sky, bus riders may opt out of the regular fare by..."

Dec. 22, 1995 Column

School of Hard Knocks
Number Discrepancies
"...But schools are under increasing pressure to prepare students for college,..."

May 14, 1999 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Making the Math Work on Real School Finance Reform
"Texas Plan" brings new money to Austin and other districts, but nothing's final yet
"...Abbott the largest funding boost for the state's public schools in more than a decade. House Bill 3, dubbed..."

April 26, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

High School by Redesign
Garza Independence High School students get involved with plans to rework local high schools
"...The Austin Independent School District promises that four R's will come out of..."

June 10, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Charter School Stirs 'Revitalization' Politics
Eastside revitalization or private profit on public dime?
"...Former Johnston High School principal Sal Cavazos is known for big goals, and..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Lege Lines: School Finance Bill Passes House With Flying Colors
Stickland only holdout on ambitious “Texas Plan” finance bill
"...House Bill 3, the session's marquee school finance legislation, survived over three hours of debate on..."

April 12, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Opinion: As Educators Scramble to “Do School” During a Pandemic, Tremendous Inequities Are Evident
What the shift to remote learning means for students who already had fewer resources and more hurdles to clear
"...been incredibly impressed by the responses of some local school districts and their ability to immediately jump into action..."

April 3, 2020 Column by Autumn A. Arnett

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

Get on the Bus
A guide to anti-war events nationally and in Texas on Sept. 24
"...to D.C. today (Thursday), as Austin's Greyhound center has buses leaving at 7:45pm. Call her at 299-5776 to find..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Eastside Parents Want Bus Routes Back
Reduced service in Montopolis, Johnston Terrace bad for students, activists claim
"...that served students at Eastside Memorial Early College High School and Allison Elementary. The changes to routes 4 and..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

School District Staff Face Big Health Care Rate Hike
District working to educate workers on options
"...or administrator, paid $54 a month. For the 2013-14 school year, those staying on PPO 1 will pay $125..."

June 7, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Bastrop, Smithville ISD's to Resume (Not So) Regular School Days
Bastrop, Smithville schools set to reopen on Monday, September 12
"...Bastrop ISD. and Smithville ISD announced that area schools will resume classes on Monday, September 12th. Keep an..."

Sept. 10, 2011 News Post by Anne Harris

Magic Trip
This doc about Ken Kesey's famed bus goes all over the place but never seems to end up anywhere all that revelatory.
"...Kesey and his Merry Band of Pranksters' seminal, cross-country bus trip in 1964. "We weren't old enough to be..."

Sept. 16, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Johnny Stecchino
Benigni performs dual roles in this comedy of mistaken identities.
"...cute, naive, Barney Fife-meets-a-pre-Mia-Woody Allen archetype who drives a school bus for retarded students, and who -- for some..."

Jan. 15, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Bully
The documentary Bully is devastatingly effective when it comes to putting faces on harassed children and giving them a voice.
"...America – Iowa, Oklahoma, Georgia – during the 2009-10 school year, Bully follows three children struggling at school: Alex,..."

April 13, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Hightower Report
Driving America's yellow school bus to educational hell
"...the betterment of all, paid for by all through school taxes...."

Jan. 8, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

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