Half of Austin’s public schools are categorized as underutilized in a recently released report. Another report gave two of Austin’s 13 Austin elementary and high schools a higher rating than the year before, while four schools saw a drop in their ratings.
Women of Self Love Inc. and Kids First Chicago are sponsoring the event being held from 5:45 to 7 p.m. Aug. 21 at Austin Coming Together, 5049 W. Harrison St. Parents and students will learn about how to navigate the process for selecting an elementary and high school.
No longer will Austin students have to leave the West Side to continue or start their IB education at the high school level. Michele Clark High School will receive $200,000 in next year’s budget to begin implementing the rigorous program offered in more than 146 countries.