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The State of Texas Children
New report indicates things are looking good for Travis County's children in the areas of education and premature death, but also lays out some troubling stats on poverty.
"...good for Travis County's children in the areas of education and premature death but also lays out some troubling..."

Dec. 7, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Johnston High School Gets Another Chance
Acting education commissioner says AISD can keep Johnston open another year
"...the right to shut it down. But acting Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott gave word that AISD will be..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature by Michael May

Beside the Point: City Budget
Council goes for the rollback rate, gives early Christmas presents
"...City Workforce Initiatives ($67.2 million)• $516,000 to begin a bilingual program for Spanish-speaking city employeesParks & Library ($52.4 million)•..."

Sept. 15, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Justice Department preclearance before changing voting procedures and requiring bilingual ballots in jurisdictions with significant populations of citizens with..."

June 30, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...and texture to downtown. In addition to Las Manitas, bilingual day care Escuelita del Alma and folk-art store Tesoros..."

May 26, 2006 News Feature

AISD Candidates
Profiles of the contestants
"...term. She is concerned with accommodating the increase in bilingual or Spanish-speaking students and with teacher compensation, though she..."

April 30, 2004 News Feature

Naked City
The Industrial Areas Foundation demonstrates its substantial clout at the Southwest IAF Conference, held in Austin earlier this week.
"...spend their Sunday afternoons indoors at the Hyatt talking education reform. These people are the restless working class, blue-collar..."

March 9, 2001 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Endorsements
"...school board candidate whose criticism of whole language instruction, bilingual learning, and other tenets of modern education seem suspiciously..."

May 5, 2000 News Feature

Endorsements
"...school board candidate whose criticism of whole language instruction, bilingual learning, and other tenets of modern education seem suspiciously..."

April 21, 2000 News Feature

Men at Work
City's day laborer program undergoes successful overhaul
"...by a committee of peers, including English-speaking, Spanish-speaking, and bilingual representatives.) The workers have concerns, too. Some worry about..."

Nov. 12, 1999 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

Public Notice
Love Being a Girl?
"...families in the Austin area with support groups, family education classes, and the like. They are looking for eager..."

May 14, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...time." And on our nation's capital: "Washington is a bilingual city; a city where truth is a second language."..."

April 30, 1999 News Feature

On the Lege
Inaugural Notes
"...his intent to woo Hispanic voters. He switched into bilingual mode twice: Once to welcome the Mexican ambassador and..."

Jan. 22, 1999 News Column

Postmarks
Facts, Not Gossip
"...and is an update of the second. Both are bilingual - a great help for the shy and/or Spanish-deficient..."

June 5, 1998 Column

Author by Author
Notable Folks in Their Own Write
"...who could grow up to be predators. Or how education of the young can help combat crime and despair...."

May 1, 1998 Books Feature

Films Without Borders
Cine Las Americas
"...editor of a Brazilian newspaper; Maria Elena Martinez, a bilingual educator with AISD; and Alison Macor, a film writer..."

April 24, 1998 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Bad Medicine?
If Austin's Public Clinics Go Private, the Poor Could Suffer
"...basics of preventive care: Disease control; family planning; nutritional education; child wellness programs and immunizations; teen pregnancy programs; and..."

Nov. 22, 1996 News Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

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