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2017 Bond Newsletter, Volume 2 Issue 1

As part of Austin ISD's continued commitment to communicate the progress of the 2017 Bond to the community, we are sharing the latest issue of our AISD Future: 2017 Bond Newsletter. Download the Austin ISD 2017 Bond Newsletter: Vol 2 Issue 1 

Budget Brief: Budget Town Hall Update

A series of Budget Town Hall listening sessions concluded on Feb. 23. A new format was introduced, creating space for more authentic, organic conversations. To ensure the dialogue was guided by the values and interests of participants, meetings were…

Akins Future Lawyers of America Recognized at Capitol

This January, State Representative Donna Howard passed a resolution recognizing Akins High School's Future Lawyers of America as a leading program in legal education and the first high school legal aid program in the country. Rep. Howard met with the student…

TEA Grants AISD $750,000 to Align Academic, Support Services Reagan Family of Schools

Austin ISD has been granted $750,000 as part of the Texas Education Agency Community Partnerships Initiative. The grant will focus on aligning academic programming as a core structure in the Reagan Early College High School learning community, complemented by…

Austin ISD, UT Showcase Research to Benefit Pre-K-12 Education

Austin ISD and the University of Texas College of Education hosted its first Collaborative Research Forum. The event brought together university- and district-based researchers to share findings, discuss compelling issues, and identify new areas of inquiry in…

Celebrating National School Breakfast Week and Encouraging More Students to Begin their Day with a Healthy Breakfast 

According to the latest data from the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC), moving school breakfast to after the bell is one of the most effective strategies to ensure children have access to a nutritious breakfast.   Research shows that eating breakfast…

Board Approves Human Sexuality and Responsibility Scope and Sequence

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees approved the revised Human Sexuality and Responsibility scope and sequence at its February 25 meeting. The scope and sequence contains the topics that will be taught and the grade level at which those topics will be taught.…

A Statement on Equity from Board President Geronimo Rodriguez

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees is committed to seeing that all our students are nurtured in 21st-century learning spaces with high caliber educational offerings focused on student performance and well-being.   During the coming months, the Board of…

School Changes Meetings for 2019

‘Reinvention Roadmap’ Approved for Programs, Repurposing and Consolidations

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees approved the Reinvention Roadmap (ZIP), which will guide the district’s work in repurposing, consolidation and better facility planning to bring all students into 21st-century learning spaces. 

Board Approves Renaming of Reagan to Northeast Early College High School

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees at its Feb. 25 regular meeting approved the renaming of John H. Reagan Early College High School to Northeast Early College High School. The renaming will go into effect for the 2019–20 school year. The board voted to rename…

Statement from Austin ISD School Board President Geronimo Rodriguez

We want to share with our community a statement, in its entirety, from Austin ISD School Board President Geronimo Rodriguez regarding the Monday, Feb. 18 School Board Meeting. 

Budget Briefs: Potential Changes to AISD Learning Spaces, Budget Town Hall Meetings

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, the AISD Board President Geronimo Rodriguez, Superintendent Paul Cruz and Chief Officer of Business and Operations Nicole Conley, took part in a Facebook Live Q&A with the public. The topic was about the vision for our commitment to…