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December 2012

December 21, 2012

AISD families and friends: Every day, we have the great fortune to share moments great and small in our schools and at special events. As the winter break draws near, I hope you will hold in your hearts the memories of the past year in...

December 18, 2012

The Austin Independent School District’s Board of Trustees voted to approve four Annual Academic and Facilities Recommendations, including expanding and extending dual language programs, continuing the work of Responsive Education Solutions to...

December 17, 2012

The AISD community is deeply saddened and troubled to learn about the shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, Friday, Dec. 14. This tragedy is heartbreaking and our thoughts and prayers are with the families of Newtown, Connecticut....

Gibson guitar donation. Representatives hold electric guitars.
December 17, 2012

Gibson Foundation Donates 100 Guitars to City of AustinGift to Expand Access to Creative Learning for Austin StudentsIn the spirit of the holiday season, the Gibson Foundation today presented 100 electric guitars to the City of Austin to support the...

December 14, 2012

The AISD community is deeply saddened and troubled to learn about today's shooting at a Connecticut elementary school. This tragedy is heartbreaking and our thoughts and prayers are with the families of Newtown, Connecticut. Your child may...

December 7, 2012

Recently, the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's (GAHCC) Educational Team announced it would provide funding and support to Cunningham Elementary School's MicroSociety Program—a nationwide after school program that prepares students for...

December 7, 2012

In September, the Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP) released a report about school funding. The administration has reviewed the claims made by TCRP and analyzed their findings in its report. As a result, the administration has issued...