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  • Quarantine Leave, Vaccine Survey
    While a sick leave co-op is a start, it is not enough.
  • COVID-19 Relief Fund Grant
    Supporting Transportation and Food Service Workers In order to address the needs of union members who have experienced financial difficulty as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Education Austin has created a relief fund to provide grants for Transportation and Food Service workers. Grants will be awarded in the amounts of $150, $250, and […]
  • Statement on Jan. 25 Guidance
    We are frustrated and disheartened to see Austin ISD pushing for students to return to campus on January 25th, especially in light of the incredibly dire situation we remain in with record-breaking hospitalizations and positivity rates in our county (still at Stage 5). We encourage our leaders and members to work with their colleagues and […]
  • Joint Statement to TEA
    Joint Statement of Austin Association of Public School Administrators, Austin Council of PTAs Executive Council, Austin Independent School District and Education Austin Jan. 11, 2021 Austin, Texas—Texas’ school districts are faced with compounding concerns for the health and safety of all Texans due to a horrific pandemic; the educational, mental, and emotional well-being of Texas’ […]
  • Statement on Reopening
    We are extremely disappointed and object in the strongest terms to the superintendent’s decision to reopen schools next week. It is clear that these are abnormal, extraordinary times. All of us—our members, students, parents, and the community—want our schools open and a return to normal. But we also understand that safety is THE top priority, […]