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KLRU to Host AISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz at Town Hall Meeting

KLRU's public affairs program Civic Summit invites students, teachers and community members to ask Austin ISD’s finalist for superintendent, Dr. Paul Cruz, questions in a town hall discussion format.

Who: Austin ISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz; KLRU-TV Austin
PBS; moderator Judy Maggio, former KEYE anchor

What: The Civic Summit will be open to the public to attend, free of charge but RSVP required. RSVP at klru.org/rsvp.

Where: KLRU Studio 6A, 2504-B Whitis Ave.

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 13 (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

Background: Austin ISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz is the sole finalist for the position of permanent superintendent of the region’s largest school district. Before the school board votes to confirm him, KLRU's public affairs program Civic Summit invites students, teachers and community members to ask him questions. Maggio and PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab All-Star Kennedy Huff will moderate this town hall discussion.

This town hall will be taped to air on Civic Summit at 9 p.m. on Jan. 22 on KLRU. Texas Mutual provides support for Civic Summit. The town hall will be livestreamed 7–8:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at youtube.com/klru.

This production is part of KLRU’s American Graduate initiative. As an American Graduate Station, KLRU is seeking a clearer understanding of the nature and effects of the dropout problem in our region, and is partnering with organizations working to increase graduation rates. American Graduate is made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Maury Sullivan, KLRU, (512) 475-9087, msullivan@klru.org.