Announcements

Williams Elementary School

AISD Board of Trustees Approve Williams Elementary School Principal Appointment

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees has appointed Natalie Cardona-Villanueva to serve as principal of Williams Elementary School. The board approved the decision at its March 25 regular board meeting.  Cardona-Villanueva most recently served as interim…

Lanier Early College High School

Board Approves Renaming of Lanier to Juan Navarro Early College High School 

The Austin ISD Board of Trustees approved the renaming of Sidney Lanier Early College High School to Juan Navarro Early College High School at their March 25 regular meeting. The motion was contingent upon the name clearing criteria identified in Austin ISD…

Austin ISD Offices and Schools Closed March 18-22 for Spring Break

Austin ISD will be closed for spring break March 18-22.    All AISD offices and schools will be closed during this period. The district will resume regular business hours Monday, March 25.  For information about upcoming AISD holidays and events, please…

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.