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AISD Invites Community to Share Input on Possible School for Young Men

Austin, Texas—The Austin Independent School District invites AISD families and community members to attend a brief presentation about a possible school for young men, including research about how single-sex schools impact learning, academic performance and student interests, followed by a discussion.

AISD is considering a proposal to open a district-wide college and career preparatory academy that develops a community of young men focused on character and leadership. The district is gathering feedback from parents, community members and staff members on the proposal, which is under consideration for implementation in 2013-14, with potential board action scheduled for Dec. 17.

Who: AISD representatives, community members, parents and caregivers of young male students.

What: District overview of a potential school for young men proposal and discussion. Child care, interpretation services and light refreshments will be provided.

When: 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 27  

Where: Crockett High School, 5601 Manchaca Road

Background: The school for young men is one of several preliminary and potential Annual Academic and Facilities Recommendations the Austin school district is considering for the 2013-13 school year. Detailed information about each of the AAFRs, including the proposal for a single-sex school, is available online at the FMP information center.

For more information, please contact AISD's community engagement team at 414-9732