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Monday, April 13, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

AISD board discusses student transfer changes

Austin Independent School District board members approached student transfer policies last Monday with a scalpel instead of a sledgehammer, with the goal of trying to ease high enrollment in certain schools.After much discussion, they ended the meeting with an acknowledgment…

Friday, April 10, 2015 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: AISD Trustee Paul Saldana

AISD Trustee Paul Saldana joins Monitor publisher Mike Kanin and reporter Courtney Griffin to talk system equity, resources, and more. Sponsored by Kerbey Lane Cafe. Audio is embedded below.

Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

AISD cautiously expands dual language program

The Austin Independent School District board of trustees decided Monday to extend its dual English and Spanish language program to two additional middle schools, but not before criticizing the administration‚Äôs lack of evidence supporting the expansion and a faulty application…

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

AISD to move forward with equity assessment

The Austin Independent School District Board decided Monday to move forward with a self-assessment on educational equity in the district, although what that assessment will look like is still in the works. The board voted 7-1, with District 7 board…

Monday, March 30, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

AISD committee tweaks equity presentation

The Austin Independent School District’s ad hoc Historically Underutilized Business Committee prepared its presentation for board members on equity and equality issues Monday, leaning toward providing the public a more recent history of the relationship between the Texas Civil Rights…

Monday, March 23, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

AISD board may create new equity committee

The Austin Independent School District board of trustees may vote to create a new, standing subcommittee that addresses equity and equality issues throughout the district.The proposal of a new committee stems from an interaction with¬†the Texas Civil Rights Project, which…

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