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Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Oct. 29-Nov. 5
"...TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL A few Saturday highlights: Michael J. Sandel..."

Oct. 30, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Give thanks, and do good: Nov. 27-Dec. 4
"...Johnson Library and Museum, 2313 Red River, 721-0200. Free. Friday 28..."

Nov. 28, 2008 News Feature

Res Publica
Go, go, good citizen, go: Oct. 30-Nov. 6
"...PUBLIC AFFAIRS FORUM D'Ann Johnson of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid discusses the representation of women of..."

Oct. 31, 2008 News Feature

Austin Kids First Throws Money into AISD Races
New pro-reform PAC drops $30,000 behind candidates
"...the new group? According to their filings with the state, realtor Sandy Gottesman has thrown in $5,000. So has..."

Oct. 31, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

SB3 Still Hard to Swallow
Texas State Teachers Association weighs in on the heavy issue of education
"...nothing" metric for school assessment. Rod Schroder of the Texas School Alliance likened it to calling a student with..."

March 19, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Where in the World is Rick Noriega?
Multiple sightings of senate challenger at convention
"...the hoof: Newsdesk caught him running between the West Texas Coalition of Democrats and the Texas State Teachers Association,..."

June 6, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Civics 101
"...matter now. 3:30-5pm. Avaya Auditorium (ACES 2.302, UT campus)."

Sept. 7, 2012 News Column

The Dropout Problem
Not students, but teachers – AISD struggles to retain qualified educators
"...the new crop of AISD middle and high school teachers will need this year...."

Aug. 12, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
The winner of the district's union election is a foregone conclusion
"...which organization will function as the official representative of teachers and nonmanagerial staff in "consultations" with the district administration...."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Making Ends Meet
The new AISD budget hurts, but less than in past years
"...have been scenes of high drama and angst, where teachers, trustees, and administrators have clashed over salaries, program cuts,..."

Aug. 6, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Public Ed's Future Hangs in Balance
It's Teacher Appreciation Week, but you'd never know it at the Lege
" employment law, it is Teacher Appreciation Week in Texas. The bitter irony of the situation has not been..."

May 6, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
"...Pen Strikes Again" "Perry Flips on Private Property Rights" "'Texas Monthly' Legislative Top 10s" Headlines• City Manager Toby Futrell..."

June 22, 2007 News Feature

Austin Education vs. Education Austin
School district suddenly goes wobbly on longstanding relationship with faculty-staff union
"...trustees to pull the deal and start considering other, unstated options. Now the arrangement is returning for discussion at..."

Feb. 17, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...You want to see them?" -- The eternally suave state Rep. Ron Wilson, D-Houston, using his turn as the..."

Dec. 26, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...Quote of the Week "A State may not trade off the rights of some members..."

July 7, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
"...The 30-year-long Texas prison reform lawsuit known as Ruiz v. Estelle appears..."

June 14, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

SBOE Passes Mexican-American Studies, but Whitewashes the Name
Right-wing board member objects to “hyphenated Americanism”
"...Four years and two failed textbooks later, the Texas State Board of Education finally agreed to provide public..."

April 13, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

AISD Approves Employee Policy (Finally)
Six months of delays leads to 6-1-1 vote
"...while Education Austin remains the exclusive consultation agent, the Association of Texas Professional Educators, the Texas Classroom Teachers Association,..."

April 24, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Vote Yes on Prop. 1
" attain ever-increasing goals for student achievement without the state increasing the financial resources to do so. Because of..."

Oct. 8, 2008 Postmarks

Big Fish,Small Bowl
On View: Texas Commissioner of Education Mike Moses
"...about 30 students clamoring outside his office at the Texas Education Agency (TEA), the new Commissioner of Education decided..."

Feb. 2, 1996 News Feature by Roseana Auten

Naked City
"...last chance to be among the tiny minority of Texas citizens voting on the latest mix-and-match batch of proposed..."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Feature

Point Austin: Back to the Color Line
Texas turns back the clock on racial justice
"...South." If Malcolm somehow happened to be reincarnated in Texas in late 2010, I suspect he might be moved..."

Dec. 31, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Are City Employee Pensions at Risk?
Pension systems in Dallas and Houston have been beat up by bad spending.
"...Dallas isn't the only Texas city facing serious pension issues. In Houston, the situation..."

Feb. 24, 2017 News Feature by Margaret Nicklas

Downtown's New Year
"...project (did happen). From that point, the Downtown real estate climate proceeded to bottom out. Then it bottomed out..."

Jan. 17, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Williams for Education Commissioner: Uh, Why?
Former Railroad Commissioner an inexplicable choice to lead schools
"...Gov. Rick Perry's decision to give the failed congressional..."

Sept. 2, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Legislator describes online learning as "the future of education;" actual educators disagree
"...which would establish a network of virtual schools in Texas. The idea, says Madden, is to give kids who..."

April 1, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

On-set in The Iron Orchard
New film tackles Texas' oil history
"...It's the last day of shooting for Texas-set and Texas-made period oil drama The Iron Orchard, and..."

Aug. 4, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Guy Clark Biographer Tamara Saviano
“He shared things with me he didn’t share with other people”
"...wife Susanna, and Townes Van Zandt. April 7, the Texas Heritage Songwriters’ Association honors Saviano and tributes Clark with..."

March 30, 2017 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Res Publica
Your good-citizen calendar for July 31-Aug. 7
"...the Austin Regional Group of the Sierra Club. 7pm. Texas State Teachers Associa­tion, 316 W. 12th, 476-5355, 877/ASK-TSTA. Free...."

Aug. 1, 2008 News Feature

Price of Justice and the Price of Gas
Judge cancels hearing in LULAC's attempt to block second step of the Texas Two-Step
"...on the League of United Latin American Citizens of Texas' attempt to put the kibosh on the precinct caucus..."

May 21, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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