Austin ISD extends pre-K schedule, adds teacher assistants

Families can expect more out of Austin ISD’s prekindergarten program for four year olds this school year with 45 minutes of additional instruction. “The extra 45 minutes means additional time for high-quality programming; hands-on learning experiences,…

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Students will need to wear masks on AISD buses

Students riding Austin ISD school buses will be required to wear a mask following federal orders provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Why it matters: Because of Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order, Austin ISD can’t mandate masks in our…


AISD News Brief: Ready for New School Year

Families are getting ready for a new school year in Austin ISD. Watch our news brief for more information on what families and staff are doing to get ready for the new school year. 


Austin ISD releases plan for virtual learning (En Español)

Austin ISD is ready to start in-person learning on August 17, and now there’s a K–6 virtual option available for families as well.

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Families with Special Health Problems Could Qualify For Home Learning Program (En Español)

Students with special health problems that prevent them from coming onto campus may qualify to learn from home or the hospital. This is part of a program Austin ISD provides called Homebound Services. Why it matters: With the Austin area approaching Stage 5…

CDC Recommends Everyone Wear Masks Indoors

On Tuesday, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their guidelines, recommending masks for all individuals indoors regardless of vaccination status.

Eduardo Ramos Hired as Chief Financial Officer (En español)

Austin ISD hired Eduardo Ramos to serve as Chief Financial Officer starting Aug. 13. Why it matters: The CFO manages all the financials of Austin ISD including the budget, purchasing, state and federal grants, the historically underutilized business program…


COVID-19 protocols for the new school year (En Español)

We’re releasing an overview of our health and safety protocols for the new school year. You can view the entire document below. As conditions continue to change, we will be updating our protocols. We’re committed to providing a safe and healthy environment…


L.C. Anderson Alumni, AISD Celebrate Historical Marker Dedication

Voices rang out as alumni of the original L.C. Anderson High School sang the Yellow Jackets theme song in tandem on Saturday in black and gold shirts with their school mascot.

AISD looking into homebound instructional program for remote learning (En español)

Austin ISD is looking into how the current homebound instructional program might help eligible students receive remote learning until they can be vaccinated.

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Statement from Superintendent about Stage 3 (En español)

As our community returns to Stage 3 COVID protocols, we are committed to providing your children a safe school experience just as we did during the last school year. Read story > That's why we are continually offering vaccination opportunities to our…

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School Set To Start Aug. 17, District Encourages Vaccinations (En español)

Health officials announced the area is moving into Stage 3 of COVID-19 risk guidelines. This still allows Austin ISD to open in person, as planned, on Aug. 17 and to get ready, we’re launching new FAQs to get our community up to speed.