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AISD Statement on Pickle Elementary School Incident

AUSTIN, TX—The Austin Independent School District released the following statement regarding Thursday’s incident where a pre-kindergarten student from Pickle Elementary School left the campus playground unattended:

AISD is conducting a thorough investigation to identify how to prevent these incidents from happening again. Any time something occurs that indicates our system is not fail-safe, we will work purposefully to identify where a breakdown occurred and correct it.