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Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders art teacher Matt Smith will be celebrated in July by Honored, a nonprofit organization dedicated to elevating teachers, after being named organization's June 2017 national honoree.Smith was selected from...

Austin ISD is currently operating on a summer efficiency schedule, during which all schools and offices adopt a four-day week. Business hours are 7 a.m.–6 p.m. Monday–Thursday. All district and campus offices are closed on Fridays.The district also...