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!”
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Candidate Meet and Mingle event to be hosted by Access RRISD
Access Education RRISD will announce its endorsements for Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees on Sept 24th. The following week, on October 2nd, Access will host a meet and greet with their newly endorsed slate at the Brass Tap, located in downtown Round Rock, to give the community and candidates an opportunity to connect face-to-face.Continue reading “Candidate Meet and Mingle event to be hosted by Access RRISD”
Access RRISD publishes Candidate Survey responses – seeks community input for forum questions
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”
Access Education RRISD reveals timeline for community-driven endorsement process.
Access Education RRISD plans to endorse a slate of candidates for the Round Rock ISD General and Special election to be held Nov 8th, 2022. The endorsement process begins with a candidate survey open to all candidates. Survey responses will be made available to the community at the end of August, and community members areContinue reading “Access Education RRISD reveals timeline for community-driven endorsement process.”
RRISD back-to-school event planned for August 6th. Volunteers, vendors and donations needed.
For the first time since COVID brought in-person events to a screeching halt in 2019, Round Rock ISD will resume its in-person Back-to-School Celebration, providing much-needed support to District students and families. In a fun, community-building carnival atmosphere, the event connects families in need with no-cost services such as vaccinations, vision & hearing screenings, andContinue reading “RRISD back-to-school event planned for August 6th. Volunteers, vendors and donations needed.”
Area voters repel extreme candidates in some May 7 school board elections, elect them in others.
The results are in and the message in suburban communities in our area is clear: bringing communities together is key to electing candidates who are focused on student success, teacher retention and equity rather than the disinformation-driven politics of exclusion. In Pflugerville ISD, current PISD Board President and incumbent Renae Mitchell was re-elected over aContinue reading “Area voters repel extreme candidates in some May 7 school board elections, elect them in others.”
As budget and staffing decisions loom, Access drives advocacy for student-centered decisions.
The RRISD Board of Trustees meets tonight, May 5th to work on budget priorities for the 2022-23 school year. Meanwhile, the District is actively seeking to hire key leadership in the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and in Library Services. In order to drive timely advocacy for students during these key decisions, Access EducationContinue reading “As budget and staffing decisions loom, Access drives advocacy for student-centered decisions.”
Access advocacy on LGBTQ Pride yields positive response!
Access Education RRISD recently launched a letter writing campaign calling on area parents and community members to send a pre-written, or their own personalized letter to Board members and district leadership. In its sample letter, Access Education RRISD asks for district-wide recognition and support of LGBTQ Pride, citing how AISD celebrates its own AISD PrideContinue reading “Access advocacy on LGBTQ Pride yields positive response!”
Vote in TWO elections in the next 30 days!
Today is the first day of early voting in the May 7th municipal and constitutional election. In an email call to action this morning, Access Education RRISD reminds voters to get to the polls TWICE before school lets out for the summer. The second election is the primary runoff on May 24th. While Round RockContinue reading “Vote in TWO elections in the next 30 days!”
Following reinstatement of Dr. Azaiez, Access RRISD turns attention to new health & human sexuality curriculum.
In a 5-2 vote on March 24th, the RRISD school board voted to reinstate Dr. Hafedh Azaiez, who had been on administrative leave since January 6th pending results of a District-funded investigation into allegations of misconduct outside of work. With the Board-approved Superintendent back at work, Access RRISD has turned its attention to matters directlyContinue reading “Following reinstatement of Dr. Azaiez, Access RRISD turns attention to new health & human sexuality curriculum.”
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