Seton Healthcare Family's parent company approved funds for the new teaching hospital slated to replace University Medical Center Brackenridge, Seton president/CEO Jesús Garza said June 18.
Austin ISD plans to seek community input about giving some campuses greater autonomy and flexibility with resources following a vote by the AISD board of trustees during its last meeting of the 2012–13 school year. more »
After lawmakers sent more than 1,400 new laws to Gov. Rick Perry at the end of what many have called a productive and bipartisan session, some two dozen measures fell victim to his veto pen June 14. more »
Both Lake Travis ISD and Eanes ISD are dealing with changes in population in their districts. more »
Gov. Rick Perry signed Senate Bill 1086, also known as the “Black Hydrant Bill,” into law June 14, and Buda Mayor Todd Ruge said residents and city leaders are “ecstatic” about it. more »
Austin ISD officials are reaching out to some parents to explain whether House Bill 5's passage affected which State Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, subjects the state requires for graduation. more »
The latest population projection forecast shows the six-county Central Texas region could swell to more than 4.1 million people by 2040. more »
In the two weeks remaining for the special session of the Texas Legislature, lawmakers have a wide range of issues they can consider after Gov. Rick Perry this week expanded the agenda beyond redistricting. more »