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AISD looks into becoming "innovation" district

On Monday, the Austin Independent School District board of trustees heard a proposal that could provide the district with more flexibility in its establishment of school hours, student-to-teacher ratios and teacher benefits, among other things. According to AISD Superintendent Paul…

Why Texas isn’t paying for what it wants from Austin’s classrooms

Travis County and the City of Austin take part in a regular fiscal dance with the State of Texas over who pays the costs of government. Over the next three days, KUT News and the Austin Monitor will look at…

Change is focus of Adler's first State of the City

Change was the name of the game at Mayor Steve Adler’s first State of the City address. Adler discussed a wide range of issues but focused on two of Austin’s most prominent problems — mobility and affordability — and floated several…

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