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April 2018

April 18, 2018

(Version en español abajo) Dear Austin ISD students and families,It is anticipated that some of our students and staff may participate in the National School Walkout on April 20.As students raise their voices, we understand there are many questions...

April 18, 2018

Superintendent Paul Cruz surprised four teachers in their classrooms yesterday to announce their selection as Austin ISD's 2018 Teachers of the Year for elementary and secondary schools.Being selected as a Teacher of the Year is one of the highest...

April 11, 2018

On Nov. 7, 2017, a majority of Austin voters—72 percent—passed Austin ISD's bond proposal for $1,050,984,000 to create 21st-century learning spaces for all students.Since the election, the district has worked quickly to initiate the first phases of...

April 10, 2018

Austin ISD students continue to outperform their peers in large urban school districts on the Nation's Report Card, ranking first in percent of students at or above proficiency levels in eighth-grade reading.Today, the National Assessment of...

April 10, 2018

Austin ISD students are scheduled to take state exams, including the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, beginning April 10 and continuing through May 18.To reduce distractions and help students focus on their tests, visitors' access...

April 6, 2018

Whether they are tutoring students, helping out in the cafeteria, decorating a bulletin board or serving as field trip chaperones, volunteers make an important difference in Austin ISD schools.April is Volunteer Appreciation Month, and campuses have...

Norman Elementary School
April 5, 2018

Norman Elementary School is among the first of 17 campuses throughout the district where construction will begin as part of the 2017 bond.Projects within the bond will support the district’s vision to reinvent public education by creating 21st-...

April 2, 2018

AISD student heads to Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.