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Schooling, Pre-Sputnik Style
Is O. Henry Rolling In His Grave?
"...and Neches in 1893-95. An institution assigned to their education bears his name. Its present condition is, well, contrary..."

Nov. 10, 1995 News Feature

Who Follows Torres?
Cowan vs. Flanagan in AISD District 4
"...– a Magnolia Republican, but one endorsed as pro-public education by the Texas Parent PAC for the last two..."

Oct. 17, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD Board: Place Six
Three run to replace Moya
"...at Monday night board meetings, advocating on issues like bilingual education and extra investment in struggling schools. In many..."

Aug. 29, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Postmarks
Our readers talk back
"...the U.S. would have one of the best public education systems in the world and Washington, D.C., would have..."

July 8, 2005 Column

Taxation Is Confiscation
"...the U.S. would have one of the best public education systems in the world and Washington, D.C., would have..."

July 5, 2005 Postmarks

Naked City
New Money for AISD Raises
"...possible by AISD's portion of the $1.2 billion in public-education funds budgeted by the Legislature as a first step..."

June 20, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Welcome to El Partido de Té
Can the GOP expand and base-pander at the same time?
"...immigration status printed on driving licenses, claims to be pro-education but opposes "government sponsored programs that deal with early..."

July 23, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Warrior Voices
With a Spanish-language production of The Vagina Monologues, Austin Latinas are making themselves heard
"...the women themselves. As human-service workers, professors, students, counselors, bilingual-education teachers, and mothers, sisters, and daughters, the overall interest..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

Candidate School
AISD board election
"...committees and advisory councils galore. She emphasizes early childhood education and supporting AISD teachers and wants to ensure high..."

March 31, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...the ongoing high school redesign process and focus on bilingual education. However, trustees also said AISD needs to continue..."

April 22, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...group of parents and teachers huddled to discuss the education budget crisis, describing its deleterious effects on class sizes,..."

July 12, 2002 News Feature

On The Lege
Knocking Out Hate
"...wanted to get out of this was debate and education, not only about this legislation, but also about the..."

March 19, 1999 News Column

Art Fights the Power
The Liberating Artwork of Malaquías Montoya
"...As a professor, Montoya thinks education should be subversive -- a confrontational discourse. In this..."

Aug. 28, 1998 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

A.I.S.D. Notebook
"...hired 164 new teachers, many of them for special education and bilingual education...."

Aug. 18, 1995 News Feature

A Look at the City Council Races for Districts 2, 4, & 7
As Garza moves on, Pool and Casar seek to stay put
"...to take on incumbent CM Leslie Pool. Witt, a bilingual education advisor, is leaning heavily into Pool's opposition to..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

"Juntos/Together" Ties Austin's Activist Past and Present
Shedding light on action & initiatives by local minority communities
"...students who came before me that advocated for more bilingual education, more diversity. Personally, it was an exploration of..."

March 28, 2018 Arts Post by Acacia Coronado

AISD Budget at Crunch Time
The school district prepares to finalize its 2003-04 spending plan.
"...poor results on the recent TAKS tests), a new bilingual education/immigrant initiative ($909,000, still up for discussion), and increases..."

Aug. 22, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

On the Way to Anywhere
Sarah Hepola talks to the three panelists of one of the Texas Book Festival's most eagerly anticipated panels, "At the Crossroads: Mexican-American Literature."
"...eloquently and on demand about such lightning-rod topics as bilingual education or the state of Mexican-American literature. "You know,..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Books Feature by Sarah Hepola

Watch Your Language
UCLA Professor Otto Santa Ana brings Brown Tide Rising to Resistencia.
"...through subsequent propositions 209 (affirmative action's death) and 227 (bilingual education's death). His analysis of the Los Angeles Times..."

July 26, 2002 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

Writing in Tongues
Concepts exist in some cultures but not in others, Chronicle writer Belinda Acosta writes in an article about the art of translation. Sorting them out is left to translators, who must act the part of cultural guides, diplomats, and social chameleons.
"...Texas, as in much of the Southwest and Florida, bilingual education, access to human services for non-English-speaking immigrants, and..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Books Feature by Belinda Acosta

Someday Still Wants More
Austin singer-songwriter Tish Hinojosa is back with a shorter, spunkier 'do after a four-year absence.
"...... I'm well-known for supporting women's rights, children's rights, bilingual education, immigration, border issues, and farmworker rights. Those are..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Music Feature by Belinda Acosta

Postscripts
In Memoriam
"...defense of programs like immigrant services, affirmative action, and bilingual education "has almost entirely been based on a model..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

Jobs on the Side
"...need money to equip her classroom for her specialized bilingual education course. AISD allots teachers $100 a year for..."

June 5, 1998 News Feature

The Dialogue of Poets
Conjunto Aztlan's Movimiento Music
"...- the push for affirmative action, the push for bilingual education, immigrant bashing, all these issues are here again...."

April 17, 1998 Music Feature by Belinda Acosta

Picnic in a Cemetery
Food and Festivities of Dias de Los Muertos
"...school's namesake, Dr. George R. Sanchez, the father of bilingual education. Bryant spoke with Dr. Sanchez's widow about his..."

Nov. 1, 1996 Food Feature

Fuller Versus IDEA
Charter school group attacks academic's work, he rebuts
"...UT researcher and now an associate professor in the Educational Leadership program at Penn State, about his paper entitled..."

Dec. 8, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Changing Places
The new Pickle Elementary School is a crucible of the changing St. Johns neighborhood
"...as the Industrial Areas Foundation. When Santamaria was a bilingual teacher at Zavala Elementary, she was instrumental in organizing..."

Feb. 7, 2003 News Feature by Michael May

Farewell to Allan
Eastside parents watch AISD and IDEA dismantle their neighborhood school
"...to go to grad school, to further my own education so I could be one of what they called..."

June 1, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

A Declaration of Independence
Zavala Elementary and Principal Sean Fox are succeeding at going their own way
"...Hispanic, 14% African-American), more than a third are either bilingual or speak Spanish as their first language, and 97%..."

May 9, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Steve Adler: 'New Way Forward'
"...concerned. We're facing some pretty significant challenges: traffic congestion, education, resources, affordability, water. Austin is at a tipping point;..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature

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