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(Photo:shutterstock/ArtFamily) Dozens of Austin ISD students from Fulmore Middle School walked out of class in protest this afternoon. School officials said the protests were in retaliation after a teacher made an insensitive statement to a student. The protest lasted about 40...
(Photo:shutterstock/ArtFamily) Dozens of Austin ISD students from Fulmore Middle School walked out of class in protest this afternoon. School officials said the protests were in retaliation after a teacher made an insensitive statement to a student. The protest lasted about 40...
(Photo Shutterstock/Niyazz) Travis County's announcement to seek proposals for a new voting system to replace the nearly obsolete E-Slate system has the attention of one local political party. Local Republicans are echoing the sentiments of Travis County Clerk, Dana DeBouvoir...
(Photo AISD) AISD Seeks Media Assistance in Locating Missing Child November 14, 2017 0 Austin ISD seeks media assistance in locating a missing child in relation to a recently issued Amber alert. The abduction is associated with a missing child from Oak Hill Elementary School...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Kokoulina) Two of the four people who died in car crashes over the weekend have been identified as recent graduates from Eastside Memorial High School. Anderson Palma and Brianna Moreno both died after crashing into a pole on Riverside Drive. The car burst...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Yevhen Prozhyrko) San Marcos Police are loking into a Texas State student's death. Sophomore Mathew Ellis, 20, was found yesterday not breathing and declared dead soon after first responders arrived. Witnesses report Ellis was a pledge of the Phi Kappa Psi...
(Image courtesy Williamson County) Williamson County Commissioners say no to an interpretive plaque next to a confederate statue at the county courthouse. Community Impact reports Judge Dan Gattis told commissioners he could not support the application to the Texas Historical...
(Credit: City of Austin) The Austin City Council is seeking public feedback on a potential paid sick leave policy for private employers in Austin. On Sept. 28, 2017, City Council passed a resolution directing staff to gather feedback from the community to inform a future paid...
(Credit: AISD) The Austin Independent School District is aiming to rid itself of any school that bears the name of a Confederate leader. At a Monday work session, the school board decided to move forward with a plan to have all of them renamed by August. Those schools include:...