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Austin ISD Joins Verizon Innovative Learning Program to Bring 24/7 Internet Access, Tablets and Technology Coaches to Local Middle Schools

Austin ISD has joined Digital Promise and Verizon Innovative Learning, the education initiative of the Verizon Foundation, to equip every student and teacher at five AISD middle schools with a device and up to a four-year data plan. At the start of the 2019…

Sign up for Emergency Alerts-this is a messaging Drill

**THIS IS A DRILL*** Request for RICCL Coordinated Message (CA-RICCL) Exercise. In coordination with our regional emergency management partners we are sharing this important information as part of a messaging exercise. This is just a DRILL. Take note and…

Budget Briefs: AISD Conducts Employee Compensation Survey, Reviews Results

The district is entering the phase of its budget process where employee compensation packages are revisited. Two of the biggest components of this are employee salaries and health benefits. To best understand what is most valuable to employees, a staff…

AISD Alumni Spotlight: Sae Saito

Sae Saito said she was prepared to face challenges when she learned her family would move from her native Japan to Austin. She said she did not expect, however, for her new school – Eastside Memorial Early College High School – to give her the sense of…

Message from Chief of Business & Operations Nicole Conley Johnson: State of the State

We thank Governor Abbott, Speaker Bonnen and the legislature for building on the work of the school finance commission to address one of the most important and formidable issues facing Texas: how the state funds education. Texans consistently identify…

Trustees Approve 2019–20 School Calendar

At their regular board meeting Monday night, Austin ISD trustees approved the calendar for the 2019–20 school year.  Three options had been presented to students, staff and families for voting Nov. 12–Dec. 20. Calendar B received the majority of the votes,…

Message from Dr. Cruz: We Appreciate our Partners at the City of Austin

Today the Austin City Council passed a resolution directing the City Manager to prioritize the existing and ongoing collaborative work concerning Austin ISD facilities and property. I am #AISDProud and grateful both for those who sponsored and supported the …

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Austin ISD Technology Team Awarded Statewide Honors for IT

Austin ISD has been named the recipient of the Texas K-12 Consortium of School Networking Council’s Team Award for innovative approach to working with departments throughout the district.  

Jordyn Carter posing with her trophy.

2,000 Points and Counting

As she scored the 2,000th point of her basketball career, Crockett ECHS senior Jordyn Carter joined an elite group of high school athletes—and made it look easy.  Up against the Lanier Lady Vikings on Jan. 2, and with 1:27 in the third quarter, Carter got…

Budget Briefs: Task Force Submits Final Report to Superintendent, Present to Board

The Budget Stabilization Task Force submitted its final report to Superintendent Paul Cruz Jan. 4 concluding its months-long process to identify creative strategies to close the budget deficit. The Task Force presented an overview of its process, findings and…

Austin ISD Board of Trustees Elects New Officers

AISD Board of Trustees elected new officers at its work session last night. Geronimo M. Rodriguez will continue as board president. Rodriguez has served District 6 since June 2017 and as board president since May 2018. Cindy Anderson was named vice…

2018–19 Parent & Families Survey Now Available

The Austin ISD 2018–19 Parent & Families Survey is now available and is accepting responses online through March 8. Families are encouraged to participate so they can share input on district and campus performance. The survey includes questions about how…