| December 9, 2018
Michele Clark Principal Charles Anderson Jr. said many students who attend elementary school in Austin leave the community for high schools that offer an IB program, especially if they were already enrolled in the program. The hope is that having a high school program in Austin would keep some of those students in Austin.
| April 6, 2018
Dwayne Truss hopes to raise at least $100,000 for his campaign. The incumbent, Ald. Chris Taliaferro, plans to seek reelection in February 2019.
| February 25, 2016
Later this year, Austin Polytechnical Academy and Austin Entrepreneurship and Business Academy will close, while VOISE Academy will remain open.
| January 18, 2016
The community is invited to a Jan. 19th meeting to discuss bringing together Austin Polytechnical Academy, Austin Business & Entreprenuership and VOISE Academy.
| November 19, 2015
Developers have expressed interest in acquiring two of Austin’s four shuttered buildings, says Ald. Chris Taliaferro.
| September 29, 2014
West Side resident and education activist Dwayne Truss says all schools should be measured the same way.
| August 5, 2013
Audience members voice frustration over no elected officials being present at the meeting.
| May 25, 2013
In response to the unprecedented 50 school closing action by the Chicago Board of Education, parents and community activists said they will continue to fight.
| May 23, 2013
More than 3,000 Austin students will be affected by the closings, which the Chicago Board of Education approved Wednesday.
| May 22, 2013
The fate of 53 elementary schools will be decided; over 3,800 students from five Austin buildings could be affected