Tag Archives: AISD Board of Trustees

Friday, May 22, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

AISD educators ask for $24 million more

Employees from every area of the Austin Independent School District asked for higher wages Monday night. The most popular request came with a $24.5 million price tag. As in past meetings, Education Austin, an AISD teachers union, continued to advocate for an across-the-board 5…

Thursday, May 21, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

AISD lunches lead to plea for information

A consent-agenda item to increase school lunch prices held larger implications Monday as the Austin Independent School District strained against projected budget shortfalls in the upcoming year. At their regular meeting, members of the AISD board of trustees agreed to…

Monday, May 18, 2015 by Austin Monitor

Reporter’s Notebook: gates, pies and tracheotomies

Council ponders homestead exemption, pie… City Council members may have been craving pie Wednesday afternoon, having tossed the metaphor around while discussing ways to fairly distribute the costs and benefits of a proposed homestead tax exemption on residents. Council Member…

Monday, May 11, 2015 by Austin Monitor

Reporter’s Notebook: Au revoir, RDCC

That’s one set of appointments no one has to worry about … Last Thursday, City Council dissolved the Residential Design and Compatibility Commission. The RDCC initiated the process, passing a resolution to dissolve itself in February due to the decreased…

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

New AISD group to tackle Austin High traffic

This summer, a new interlocal group will propose a solution to address the traffic problems that are expected to slam Austin High School in coming years. At the Austin Independent School District’s Board Dialogue meeting, trustees directed administration to create…

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

AISD board reacts to threat from charter schools

Austin Independent School District board members have urgently requested a policy change that would curtail area charter school districts’ access to student information. At the board’s dialogue meeting last Monday, members learned that nearby charter schools have been filing Public…

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