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After Carstarphen, What Then?
Austin ISD enters a new era, searching for a road map
" potentially ideal for somebody with her philosophy towards education and reform."..."

April 18, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Police: Special Pay Benefits Back, Contract Negotiations Coming Soon
Council charts police union's path
"...The new language enshrines certificate, education incentive, shift differential, court time, mental health, and bilingual..."

Feb. 23, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Here Today ...
Choreographer Sharon Marroquín lets go through dance in order to live
" classes and maintaining her day job as a bilingual teacher at a public elementary school. The work, says..."

March 23, 2012 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, April 8-15
"...BILINGUAL CENSUS HELP 10am-2pm. Southwest Key Community Ctr., 6002 Jain...."

April 9, 2010 News Feature

The Arts Alive Institute: Reaching all learners with art
VSA Arts' Arts Alive Institute brings together artists and educators from across the state to discuss best practices for using the arts to reach everyone in the classroom
"...if you're a teacher, you can get continuing professional education credit as well as skills to assist you in..."

June 15, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Count Me In
there's power in numbers with the census 2000 data.
"...get help filling out their forms. "We especially need bilingual volunteers, to explain how to answer and why the..."

Feb. 11, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice
Susceptible? Predisposed?
"...a few medical types will host a special public education program on Genetic Susceptibility to Breast & Ovarian Cancer,..."

April 9, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

AISD’s Therapy Provider Struggles to Meet Demand Amid Mental Health Crisis
Students and parents find help is out of reach
"...recruit highly trained, expert staff, we began to offer bilingual and multilingual providers housing that our company would provide..."

April 15, 2022 News Feature by Morgan O’Hanlon

New AISD Budget Leans Into Boosting Enrollment
The school district is nervously eyeing the numbers looking for signs of recovery
"...go to paychecks. A new "consultation" agreement with the Education Austin employee union includes guaranteed bonuses and a potential..."

July 2, 2021 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Point Austin: Quality of Life for All
Everybody does better when everybody does better
"...economic development, and in nuts-and-bolts resources like jobs and education. (The situation is roughly the same on the state..."

July 5, 2013 News Column by Michael King

School District Staff Face Big Health Care Rate Hike
District working to educate workers on options
" delay sticker shock, after consulting with employee union Education Austin they held back on the increase until 2013...."

June 7, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Opinion: Future of STEM Needs Collaboration and Diverse Voices
Why it's important to empower all girls to innovate through media and technology
"...businesses and local leaders continue to invest in STEM-related education for Gen Z and young girls. Locally, there are..."

March 25, 2022 Column by Laura Donnelly

Four Open Seats, and Many Demands for Change at AISD
School board shakeup
"...schools (Navarro) with largely Hispanic/Latinx enrollment. UT-Austin professor and educational anthropologist Kevin Foster, who founded the PBS TV show..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Budget Cuts, Name Changes at AISD
Union urges wait-and-see stance on funding at board meeting
"...Before the meeting, Education Austin President Ken Zari­fis said he was "mad as..."

Dec. 21, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Connecting a Whole Community
Austin and Google Fiber move to bridge the digital divide
"...Funds flowed during the Clinton administration's push for digital education in the new information age, but dried up after..."

Jan. 23, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Not Your Average Freshman
El Paso Rep. Mary Gonzalez is no Tea Partier
"...chiseling away at women's access to health care, "reforming" education, and making campaign hay out of a bevy of..."

Feb. 15, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Gass-Pooré

Bridging the Language Gap
A Q&A with AISD Public Relations & Multicultural Outreach Director Alex Sanchez
"'s not just the white/African-American/Hispanic tick boxes of Texas Education Agency forms. The Asian community is growing, there are..."

Nov. 11, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Forgione's Long Farewell
Superintendant Forgione plans his final year
"...After nearly four decades as an education professional and more than eight years as AISD superintendent,..."

March 21, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
"...Todd Young, the Grace Foundation ( provides health care, education, career training, and job placement to young adults whose..."

May 4, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...police have charged 51-year-old Jerry Dale Carver, minister of education at North Austin's Great Hills Baptist Church, with the..."

Aug. 11, 2006 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...schools can fund. Instead of providing for the full education of our children, our Texas Legislature is responsible for..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Column

I never thought the letters in "Postmarks Forum" were real until this happened to me ...
"...Unfair Education..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Column

The dog-running controversy continues … and chalk another one up for Ventura.
"...and a four-story, 40,000-square-foot (to be expanded to 80,000) education building directly behind more such homes. The broader issue..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Column

Sub Mission
There's No Substitute for a Teacher - Just Ask AISD
"...range of $55 to $65 a day (depending on education), and reduced the number of required training hours from..."

May 29, 1998 News Feature by Lisa Tozzi

Capital Metro Responds
"...General Manager, CMTA Good Education Coverage..."

Aug. 29, 1997 Column

Budget Blackboard
Write 100 Times: AISD Needs More Money
"...until June 4, after receiving information from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) on the district's financial prospects, that they..."

June 20, 1997 News Feature by Roseana Auten

Carnaval to Chili Cook-Off: This Week's Recommended Community Events
A kickoff for Black History Month, Mean Girls trivia, a farewell to boobies, and more
"...sculpture gallery full of Juneteenth freedom figureheads. Not purely educational, the free event offers a vendor market and “interactive..."

Feb. 2, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

SXSW Music Adds New Order, Killer Mike, Protomartyr, and Isabella Lovestory
Along with over 300 more artists headed to the Austin festival
"...Concourse Project. Japan/Colorado hip-hop act Wez Atlas totes playful bilingual singles like “Overthink.”..."

Jan. 25, 2023 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Your Field Guide to the 101 Essential Acts at SXSW
Scroll eternal through the best and buzziest artists at the fest
"...quick to eschew prescriptive guitar forms. He views his education as a base on which other old-time music structures..."

March 11, 2022 Music Feature by The Chronicle Music Staff

How to Help Detained Migrant Families
Make an impact by contributing to these advocacy groups
"...Refugee Services provides free and low-cost legal services and education for detainees as well as recently released refugees. They..."

July 15, 2019 News Post by Katelyn Landry

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