Austin Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz writes while most instruction and learning in our public schools occurs during the traditional nine-month school year, learning outside of school time is just as important in enabling students to learn and achieve at high levels.Read More
Superfoods are foods rich in nutrients and considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being. By choosing to eat superfoods and other nutritious foods, your kids can be their own superhero.Read More
Ashley will be in the fourth grade this fall at Pecan Springs Early College Prep Elementary, and this Eagle says her favorite fruits and vegetables she receives each week from Brighter Bites are mangos and broccoli.Read More
Josiah, a Harris Early College Prep Elementary Bulldog, is spending his second summer with the Andy Roddick Foundation, and this soon-to-be third grader has a recipe for a healthy fruit smoothie for you.Read More
KUT, Austin's NPR station, highlighted the Summer Learning Program in a story about providing free meals for children in the summer. In addition to lunch and breakfast, children in our program also receive a healthy afternoon snack.Read More
We belong to the Central Texas Summer STEM Investment Hub, a group of private, corporate and community foundations, collaboratively funding high quality K-12 Summer STEM programs in Central Texas. Austin ISD recently recognized our impact on students.
Makayla is a Pecan Springs Early College Prep Elementary Eagle and is spending her third summer with the Andy Roddick Foundation. She wants to be a teacher when she's older, because as she says,"You can help a lot of kids study what they don't know."Read More