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Media Advisory: AISD Holds Press Conference at Back-to-School Bash

School District Partners with City of Austin to Help Families Prepare for School Year

AUSTIN, Texas--Austin ISD and the City of Austin will hold a press conference during the Back-to-School Bash on Saturday. 

Who: Austin ISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz and Austin City Council Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole.

What: AISD and community partners will provide families information about how to prepare students for the 2014-15 academic year, including safety information. Hart Elementary School students will demonstrate how to be safe on crosswalks.

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16

Where: Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St., Ballroom F (Up the escalator on Level 4)

Background: The Back-to-School Bash informs AISD parents and students about district and community resources available to families for a safe and successful start to the new school year. This is an initiative of the Department of Communications and Community Engagement and the City of Austin Safe Routes to School Program.

For more information, please visit or contact the Department of Communications and Community Engagement at (512) 414-2414.