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November 2014

November 18, 2014

In a recent survey of public high schools, the Liberal Arts and Science Academy, or LASA, was ranked No. 14 among the top 25 high schools in the nation.

November 18, 2014

The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce State of Education luncheon recognizes the achievements of top public schools in several categories. At the ninth annual event Nov. 18, several outstanding Austin ISD high schools were recognized for their...

November 17, 2014

Austin ISD is proud to celebrate Teaching Assistant Appreciation Week, Nov. 17-21. In AISD, more than 900 teaching assistants serve students and teachers in elementary, middle and high schools throughout the district.

November 17, 2014

Austin ISD is proudly participating in Generation Texas Week, Nov. 17–21. The week's activities are part of a statewide movement to ensure students have the information and inspiration they need to graduate—and achieve their highest potential....

November 14, 2014

Dear Austin ISD Community,Your Austin ISD Board of Trustees continues our work to find the right superintendent for Austin ISD. After reviewing the more than 90 applications that Ray and Associates received for the position, our next steps include...

November 14, 2014

Austin community members can support Austin ISD and other local school districts by adding a few dollars to their utility bills. The added money goes to school districts, parks and libraries or to individuals experiencing extraordinary emergencies...

November 13, 2014

Oak Hill Elementary School is celebrating its culturally rich student body at an event featuring everything from bag pipes to rice balls. The school’s "Our World, Our School" event is at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14.

November 12, 2014

Graduating from high school is fundamental for success in today’s world. Yet, there are still too many students who do not reach this milestone. Graduation rates are improving, but even one dropout is too many.

November 9, 2014

More than 250 people gathered today at the Jaime D. Padron Elementary School dedication ceremony. The school was named for fallen police officer Jaime D. Padron, who was killed in the line of duty in April 2012.

November 7, 2014

Austin ISD will host a special ceremony to award belated diplomas to 11 armed forces veterans. The ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 11 at McCallum High School, 5600 Sunshine Drive.

November 5, 2014

Voters re-elected incumbent Robert Schneider to his District 7 seat and selected Julie Cowan as the new District 4 trustee, but candidates in the other three races for the Austin ISD Board of Trustees now will face each other in a runoff election...

November 4, 2014

More than 95,500 voters turned out during early voting in the election to choose five members of the Austin ISD Board of Trustees. Trustees serve four-year terms. The full board consists of nine members. Seats were open in geographical districts 1,...

November 4, 2014

Based on information from the National Weather Service, the Austin area is expected to experience heavy rains Tuesday evening through Wednesday.3:45 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 4All district events and activities will continue as scheduled this evening.AISD...

November 4, 2014

News release from the City of Austin:The National Weather Service is predicting heavy rainfall in the Austin area Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon.City officials will monitor radar, rainfall data, creek levels, and close low-water...