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AISD to vote on delaying school start
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 by Elizabeth Pagano
As reported by KUT, the Austin Independent School District board will vote Thursday to delay the start of the school year from Aug. 18 to Sept. 8 due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and threat to public health. In addition, the district is asking the Texas Education Agency for permission to extend remote learning for an additional four weeks. AISD trustees are scheduled to vote on the delay Thursday at 9 p.m.