Announcements

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…

Austin ISD launches AVID strategy across the Reagan Early College High School vertical team

Includes a $750,000 grant from Texas Education Agency On Feb. 15 the  Austin Independent School District hosted an Innovation Day event with teachers and staff focused on launching AVID as a foundational strategy across the Reagan Early College High School…

AISD to Participate in Moment of Silence to Honor Victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas Tragedy

Austin ISD Superintendent Paul Cruz has asked all district students and staff to participate in a moment of silence at 9:17 a.m. Feb. 14 in honor of the lives forever changed one year ago at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. The time…

District's Top Swimming, Diving Student-Athletes Compete at State Meet

Austin ISD athletes are aiming to make a splash when the 2019 University Interscholastic League swimming and diving state meet convenes at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Friday.  More than 25 AISD swimmers have qualified for the Class 5A and…

Students using tablets

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,…