WHEN: April 22 , 11:00am – 12:30pm WHERE: All Along Congress Avenue WHAT: Help create a strong visual show of support for public education on the “Main Street of Texas.” Wear red, bring a sign, and join Save Texas Schools as they line both sides of Congress Avenue all the way from the Colorado River [...]
WHEN: April 27; 6pm – 8:10pm WHERE: Space 12, 3121 E. 12th Street WHAT: The Coalition to Save Austin Urban Schools is hosting an education forum with city council candidates for the upcoming election. It’s a chance to hear their views on educational issues, the relationship between community & school, and the current funding situation. [...]
WHAT: Accountability Session WHEN: Sunday, April 10 at 7 PM WHERE: St. Ignatius Martyr (126 West Oltorf) Hosted by Austin Interfaith, education will be one of the topics up for discussion. Candidates for city council, AISD School Board president Mark Williams, and state legislator Kirk Watson will be in attendance.
Join Texans from around the state for a massive march, rally, and advocacy day! Building on the spirit and energy of rallies around the country calling on state governments to prioritize education, health care, public safety, the environment, and jobs, [Save Our State] will demand that Texas take a balanced approach to balancing the state [...]
Please join us for a great day at Joslin this Saturday March 26th full of fun and community building! • 10am-12pm Gardening Day — bring your tools and get ready to weed, plant, etc. • 12pm-2pm Family Picnic and Rally – to support the Rainy Day Fund being released for Texas Public Schools and express our passion [...]
Superintendent Carstarphen and the AISD Board of Trustees invite you to attend a Community Conversation on AISD’s Preliminary 2011-2012 Budget. There will be a brief presentation by AISD’s Chief Financial Officer and an opportunity to provide input about the Preliminary Budget. You have two chances to attend: WHEN: Thursday, March 24, 2011 WHERE: Reagan High [...]
There will be a bus continuously looping between Barton Hills Elementary and the bus dropoff location near the Save Texas Schools rally from 10 AM to 3 PM, March 12. Remember to bring a couple of dollars for the bus expense. A thank you goes out to Leslie Gervais for coordinating this route!
WHAT: Screenprinting Party WHEN: Fri. March 11 from 3 PM – 5 PM WHERE: 1900 Bluebonnet Ln. in the outdoor learning center BEHIND the school WHY: Spruce up a t-shirt with the “Come And Take It” logo and protest in style. A $1 donation is suggested to cover screen and ink costs. RSVP on Facebook [...]
There will be a school board meeting Monday, March 7. Citizens Communication begins at 6:40 PM, while the Task Force proposal is scheduled to begin at 9:10 PM. Click here to view the agenda.
Texas PTA has deemed Wednesday, March 2 “Fund Texas’ Future Day.” To participate, email your state representative about the budget crisis (find your state representative at this link). Some important points to include in your email: Texas PTA’s legislative position is that funding public education is a priority. Regardless of what your campaign promises might [...]