East Austin church hosts meeting on proposed AISD school closures


AUSTIN (KXAN) — A districtwide meeting on the Austin Independent School District’s proposed school closures was held on Wednesday night.

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(KXAN/Andrew Choat)

It was led by community members at the Greater Calvary Bible Church in east Austin.

The meeting focused on concerns from the African-American community. District representatives were there to answer questions.

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One representative said they will be making sure suggestions from these meetings are taken into consideration.

There is one more school closures meeting — for Spanish-speaking families — on Oct. 29. It will be held at the Alternative Learning Center located at 4900 Gonzales St.

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