Central Austin schools set for facility upgrades; Austin ISD plans summer move to new headquarters

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What We Reported

In November voters approved Austin ISD’s largest bond in district history. Totaling $1.05 billion, the bond includes several construction projects, but the overarching goal is to modernize learning spaces for AISD students.

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The district is soliciting bids from design firms for the rebuilds of Doss and Brown elementary schools as well as the expansion and modernization of the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders.

What’s Next

After selling its downtown headquarters for $36.5 million to an Austin developer, the district will move its administrative offices to the Southfield Building, 4000 S. I-35. An AISD spokesperson said staff could move as early as this summer depending on whether renovations are needed.

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Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 and covers Austin ISD for the publication's three Austin markets. She is also the editor of the Southwest Austin edition.
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