pearce middle school

3:10 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

AISD Details Restructuring of Pearce and Garcia Middle Schools

A sign outside Pearce Middle School
Photo by Nathan Bernier for KUT News

As we reported earlier this week, Austin Independent School District Superintendent Meria Carsatrphen said she plans to bring big changes to Pearce and Garcia Middle Schools. Today, she made the official announcement and provided additional details about the restructuring. You can read the full details below.

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12:27 am
Tue June 21, 2011

AISD Brings Big Change to Two Middle Schools

School trustee Lori Moya leans over to say something to school board president Mark Williams during Monday night's school board meeting.
Photo by Nathan Bernier for KUT

The Austin Independent School District is taking some dramatic steps in an attempt to improve educational outcomes at a couple of eastside middle schools: Pearce and Garcia.

Pearce Middle School has been a particularly challenging campus for Austin ISD. In five of the last six years, it was ranked "academically unacceptable" by the state.

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