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How Do I Find STAAR Results? Answers here!

The Texas Education Agency has redesigned the way STAAR results are communicated to families by revising their Parent Website as well as the Confidential Student Report. The reports were emailed to parents and guardians with valid email addresses, and were or…

Ann Richards Art Teacher Honored Nationally, Awarded $5K

Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders art teacher Matt Smith will be celebrated in July by Honored, a nonprofit organization dedicated to elevating teachers, after being named organization's June 2017 national honoree.Smith was selected from teachers at…

Austin ISD Summer Efficiency Shutdown Underway

Austin ISD is currently operating on a summer efficiency schedule, during which all schools and offices adopt a four-day week. Business hours are 7 a.m.–6 p.m. Monday–Thursday. All district and campus offices are closed on Fridays.The district also is closed…

Austin ISD Board Calls for November Bond Election

$1.05 billion proposal includes 16 new or modernized schools, no tax rate increase Austin ISD trustees tonight called a $1.05 billion bond proposal that includes re-envisioning 21st-century learning spaces for 16 schools and districtwide projects, with no tax…

AISD Board Adopts $1.3 Billion Budget

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees adopted a $1.3 billion budget, which supports 130 schools and approximately 83,000 students, at its June 19 meeting. The budget includes funding to maintain current services and modest investment for academic reinvention…

Austin ISD Students Get Active at Andy Roddick Foundation Summer Learning Program

More than 1,500 Austin ISD students from Harris and Pecan Springs elementary schools are getting active this summer during the Andy Roddick Foundation Summer Learning Program.The six-week program invites students from the most underserved communities to…

AISD Administration Recommends $989.3 Million Bond Proposal to Board of Trustees

Austin ISD administration will recommend an $989.3 million bond proposal at the June 12 special meeting and board workshop.The bond proposal would include the modernization or new construction of 14 schools, with no tax rate increase.The board will discuss…

Austin ISD Board Names Geronimo Rodriguez to Fill District 6 Seat

At tonight's board special meeting, the Austin ISD Board of Trustees selected Geronimo Rodriguez as the new District 6 trustee.Rodriguez, a chief advocacy officer, has lived in District 6 for 13 years and in Austin for more than 16.

Bowie Softball Concludes Epic Run with Silver Medal Finish

The Bowie Softball Lady Dawgs surged to the 6A state championship game before falling to defending champion Keller 5-1. The finish matches the program's best ever, joining state finalist squads in 2008 and 2010."I'm so proud of the the way this team…

Akins High School Bids Farewell to Class of 2017

Nearly 600 Akins High School seniors celebrated receiving their diplomas this morning at the Frank Erwin Center. The ceremony marked the first graduation for the school since the death of its namesake, Dr. Charles Akins, earlier this year."My grandfather…

Austin High School Seniors Earn Their Diplomas

Austin High School awarded diplomas to more than 450 seniors at a graduation ceremony this evening at the Frank Erwin Center.Class valedictorian Daniel McCutchen exhorted his classmates to "serve others, because there's always someone in need." Notable…

Lanier High School Seniors Take Stage for Graduation

 Lanier High School today presented 289 members of its senior class with their high school diplomas at the Frank Erwin Center. "Challenge yourself to go beyond your limits," said valedictorian Chris Pham. "Fortune favors the bold."Among the school’s…