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AISD celebrates $4 million in federal educational funds to boost outdoor learning, college prep

The Austin Independent School District is celebrating $4 million in federal appropriations that will expand outdoor learning and college prep for students. The district commemorated the funding at a Tuesday press conference held at St. Elmo Elementary School in South…

Austin ISD board of trustees hears public support for suspension ban

Austin ISD will no longer suspend pre-K through second grade

The Austin Independent School District’s board of trustees voted unanimously to approve a ban on suspending students from pre-K through second grade at a board meeting last night. Trustee Jayme Mathias moved to approve the ban, which also prohibits placing…

Austin teachers union pushes back on AISD immigration memo

Teachers and principals should not feel afraid to provide information to immigrant families about what to do if ICE shows up at their homes, the local teachers union said at a news conference Wednesday. Education Austin was responding to a…

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