STEAMSPACE Education Presents Cities in Space® Awards

STEAMSPACE Education Presents Cities in Space® Awards

STEAMSPACE Education Outreach presented the 5th annual Cities in Space conference and competition, hosting  close to 400 hundred students from 4th to 12th grade  in Austin, TX. These student teams gather annually to present their research and projects focused on the...

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AISD School Campuses Closed “Indefinitely”

AISD School Campuses Closed “Indefinitely”

Superintendent Paul Cruz notified families and staff on Friday, April 3 that all 129 AISD physical school campuses are now closed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools will continue to operate via distance learning and district staff will remain...

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Boys & Girls Clubs

Boys & Girls Clubs

To continue providing support for Austin-area kids, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (BGCAA) will be distributing weekly “Club on the Go” kits to current members and their families while AISD and BGCAA’s 32 locations are shuttered for coronavirus-related...

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STEM Competition

STEM Competition

The 2020 Capital Area (Austin) Divisional STEM Competition was hosted at The University of Texas at Austin, Engineering Education & Research Center and brought together more than 209 student competitors from across the region for the free event. Texas students...

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AISD Crisis Support Fund

AISD Crisis Support Fund

Austin ISD is adapting quickly to serve students and families as guidance on curbing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is updated daily. AISD staff continues to serve students and the community by making plans for meal provision, remote learning, and attending...

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Parenting During the Time of Coronavirus

Parenting During the Time of Coronavirus

This is an unprecedented time in our world and, understandably, there are many questions and concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The shut down of schools, business establishments, and restaurants combined with social distancing, and self quarantine have resulted in...

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YMCA Offers Virtual Class, Storytime, Craft

YMCA Offers Virtual Class, Storytime, Craft

If the recent experience at the YMCA of Austin is any indication, shelter-in-place mandates and social distancing practices are no match for the human drive to form communities. Across metropolitan Austin, new YMCA virtual communities are springing up after the recent...

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Autism Society of Central Texas Offering COVID-19 Resources

Autism Society of Central Texas Offering COVID-19 Resources

There are an increasing number of resources for individuals with autism and other disabilities in response to the coronavirus pandemic.  The Autism Society of Central Texas has consolidated many of them on their website. In addition, if you’re looking for things to do...

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Free Streaming Service With Family Movies

Free Streaming Service With Family Movies

Need some free streaming options? Tubi is the world’s largest ad-supported streaming service. They have a dedicated kids section with access to more than 1,200 age-appropriate movies and TV episodes, totaling some 5,000 hours of content. Parents can rest assured that...

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Reading is Fundamental Providing Free Resources

Reading is Fundamental Providing Free Resources

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is at the forefront of providing literacy resources and support to educators, parents, and caregivers for use at home to provide continuity in children’s learning. The nation’s leading literacy organization is creating opportunities to...

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MealFinder Map Now Available

MealFinder Map Now Available

Texas parents can now visit the TXSchools.gov MealFinder Map to find locations near them where local school systems are offering free school meals—both breakfast and lunch—for pick-up while school buildings are closed because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). ...

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