Successes attributed to community engagement, broad support for inclusive public education Tuesday’s Round Rock ISD school-board election ended in decisive victories for all five candidates endorsed by Access Education RRISD. Round Rock ISD is a large, suburban, public school district spanning two counties and multiple bedroom communities north of Austin, Texas. Over the past 10Continue reading “For Immediate Release: Access Education RRISD celebrates school-board sweep”
This morning Access Education RRISD announced its candidate endorsements for the five seats up for grabs this November on the seven-member Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees. The Round Rock ISD school board makes decisions impacting nearly 50,000 students, their families and thousands of educators and staff members as well as taxpayers who live andContinue reading “Just in! Access RRISD candidate endorsements!”
Access Education RRISD invites all Round Rock ISD community members to get informed about pro-public education candidates for school board by watching its candidate forum, recording now available here. Closed Captions, transcript and translation are being processed and will be available soon! The Access candidate forum features seven candidates responding to questions on a wideContinue reading “Access Candidate Forum – recording now available!”
Access Education RRISD offered its candidate survey to all 17 candidates for Round Rock ISD Trustee via email on August 23rd. 10 of the 17 candidates chose to participate, and Access is now publishing all responses in full for review by the public. RRISD community members are encouraged to review the candidate responses, and toContinue reading “Access RRISD publishes Candidate Survey responses – seeks community input for forum questions”
This evening will mark the second time in less than a year that formal censure of Trustees Mary Bone and Danielle Weston are up for discussion by Round Rock ISD’s Board of Trustees. Tonight’s censure resolution relates to the two Trustees breaking quorum at the June 16th board meeting this year. That meeting was theContinue reading “Board of Trustees to vote on second Bone/Weston censure resolution. Show your support!”
The Austin American Statesman gave Access Education RRISD front-page coverage yesterday. The 3-page article explores frustrations of parents in RRISD and elsewhere in Texas with the state’s lack of response and support for public school districts struggling to educate students safely throughout the Covid pandemic. Read the article here.
School board elections matter – but words are cheap, and money gets candidates elected. Recently founded by RRISD parents, Access Education RRISD President, Krista Laine says, “we are the only progressive PAC focused on RRISD. Our highest priority is school board elections, although we also follow other offices that directly impact the ability of RRISD toContinue reading “Access Education RRISD soft launches fundraising arm”