Congressman Lloyd Doggett has written a letter urging the public to pressure Governor Perry and demand that federal education dollars be used to fund schools. This disappointing, but not surprising, repeal of the “Save Our Schools” provision should serve as another call to action for Texas families fighting for the best public education for our [...]
Catherine Dadey’s testimony to the House Public Education Committee on April 5 has been posted online. Austin’s school board and the voting community have made choices regarding our tax effort and funding education. We chose to tax higher than other districts to keep class sizes low. We chose not to offer optional homestead exemptions. Like districts [...]
The linked document discusses the numerous budget cuts imposed on AISD, the research conducted in response to the cuts, and the ways the District plans to compensate. To become more efficient with its use of resources and to more closely align with District peers, Austin contracted with thte Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) to [...]
Please Sign the Letter of No Confidence and tell the AISD Board to Reject the FMP Report!!! http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/aisdfmp/ Read the letter, sign your name, and send it out to all of your friends and colleagues! Our goal is to get this signed by as many people possible. The petition will be presented to the AISD [...]
Check out AISD’s final draft of the Facility Master Plan at this link.
Save Austin Schools – an all-volunteer effort – is attempting to raise $7k to fund the March 12 Rally. Any little bit helps! Support a noble cause and donate here! See you at the rally!
Want to make a statement? Ben Rush Visual Communication has provided this awesome design available for your protesting needs. Save it, print it, and take it with you to the March 12 rally! Click here for Hi-Res PDF version or click here for the 300dpi PNG file. Happy protesting!