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AISD walks the block

Friday, May 28, 2021 by Tai Moses

Residents of the Dove Springs neighborhood may hear a knock on their doors on Saturday, June 5, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Nope, it’s not Avon calling, just some friendly volunteers from the Austin Independent School District, here to share information about some of the district’s programs, including free prekindergarten, fine arts classes, before- and after-school enrichment, and career prep. AISD teachers, staff and community volunteers are walking the blocks as part of Operation Reconnect, a door-to-door campaign to “learn about families’ educational needs and priorities as well as welcome more learners to AISD’s family of schools.” The campaign focuses on Houston, Langford, Perez, Palm, Rodriguez, Uphaus, and Widén elementary schools and Mendez Middle School.

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