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October 2014

October 23, 2014

This fall, the Austin ISD community will work together to develop a strategic plan for 2015–20. Strategic planning will help AISD focus our energy, ensure that we are working toward the same goals, and assess and adjust our direction in response to...

October 23, 2014

The Austin Film Festival invites all AISD faculty and team members to AISD Day, Tuesday, Oct. 28. For one day only, bring your AISD employee badge to an AFF venue (excluding the Paramount Theatre) and stand in the priority film pass line for free...

October 21, 2014

When Kealing Middle School student Ben Cooper was younger, he was afraid he wouldn’t make it through elementary school. He was having difficulty learning to read and struggled to keep up with other students. After being tested, Ben was diagnosed...

October 20, 2014

Austin ISD is proud to celebrate Transportation Employees Week. We sincerely appreciate our employees who safely transport tens of thousands of students to and from school.Each and every school day, AISD bus barns are bustling well before dawn with...

October 17, 2014

Dear Austin ISD Community,An important milestone is upon us regarding the superintendent search process—the deadline for all interested candidates to submit their application.Ray and Associates Inc., the executive search firm hired by the board of...

October 17, 2014

Austin ISD is aware of the increased concern regarding the Ebola virus in Texas and throughout the world. We are working closely with public health officials to ensure we are receiving the latest information about this virus.With recent reports of...

October 17, 2014

Austin ISD invites families to attend the 9th annual HopeFest, Oct. 18 at Reagan High School.

October 15, 2014

On Oct. 21, Austin ISD will participate in Read for the Record, an event that mobilizes children and adults to participate in a shared reading experience.

October 15, 2014

The Family Support Co-op offers workshops, information and support to families of children with special needs. The next workshop will be 5:30–8 p.m. Oct. 21 at Kealing Middle School.

October 15, 2014

AUSTIN—Keep Austin Beautiful, in partnership with Austin Resource Recovery and the Bleed Orange Live Green initiative, awarded Austin ISD’s Mary Jane Sims Elementary as the 2014 Zero-Waste Champions.The award recognizes a local Austin school each...

October 14, 2014

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” -Socrates​

October 13, 2014

Austin ISD is proud to celebrate Food Service Worker Week and recognize the hundreds of employees who keep AISD students and staff fed.

October 12, 2014

Austin ISD officials gathered with city, state and community leaders today to dedicate the Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy.

October 11, 2014

Austin ISD officials gathered with city, state and community leaders today to dedicate the former Pearce Middle School as the Bertha Sadler Means Young Women's Leadership Academy.

October 10, 2014

I sincerely regret the recent experiences that many of you have encountered with GradeBook and the Parent Cloud. Regrettably, while the transition to this new program was well intentioned, there have been technical difficulties.

October 8, 2014

You are cordially invited to attend the dedication ceremonies for the Bertha Sadler Means Young Women's Leadership Academy and the Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy.

October 7, 2014

On Oct. 18, Austin ISD will host a health fair for all district employees and their families. Attendees will have access to free flu shots (with AISD insurance card) and a chance to win door prizes worth up to $400.

October 7, 2014

This week, more than 200 of Austin’s business and community partners gathered for the 2014 State of the District address. Thanks to you, I was proud to tell them that we have an exceptional staff that creates positive outcomes every day.

October 6, 2014

Interim Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz gave the State of the District Address today at the University of Texas Alumni Center.

October 3, 2014

Dear Austin ISD Community,Thank you for your commitment to Austin ISD and the superintendent search process. Your feedback continues to help us shape our direction. Ray and Associates Inc., the executive search firm hired by the board of trustees to...

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