AISD Looking Forward as Students Return
Almost 90,000 students are heading back to school this morning in the Austin school district. Superintendent Maria Carstarphen spoke with KUT’s Nathan Bernier about where the district is and what it will need in the near future from the Legislature, new taxes or bonds.
We have over $350 million in what we call priority 1 and priority 2, which are critical needs; everything from roofing to electricity to safety needs, in existing buildings. That’s not even talking about future growth or new programs or trying to create new ideas and alternatives for kids to be able to graduate and have access to new academic offerings.