Statement from Interim Superintendent Matias Segura on the death of Tyre Nichols (en español)

Tonight, we join our community in grieving the death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis. This tragedy reminds us that we must come together to speak out in saying this is not acceptable. In Austin ISD, we have fully committed to social and emotional learning and…

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Austin ISD Names New Police Chief (en español)

Austin ISD Interim Superintendent Anthony Mays announced at Thursday’s board work session that he had selected current Austin ISD PD Lt. Wayne Sneed to lead the AISD Police Department.

A message from Superintendent Stephanie S. Elizalde / Un mensaje de Superintendente Stephanie S. Elizalde

Dear Austin ISD Community, As we grieve with the families in Uvalde, it is natural for our thoughts to turn to the safety of our own children here at home. I met with Austin ISD Police Department Acting Chief Beverly Freshour and her lieutenants this morning…

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Austin ISD Police awarded grant to elevate mental health crisis responses

The Austin ISD Police Department was awarded a $248,245 grant from the ​​U.S. Department of Justice to hire its own Licensed Mental Health Professionals.