Georgetown ISD

KUT Morning Newscast for May 7, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 7, 2024. APD arrests five suspects related to last week’s surge of overdoses. “Quiet zones” start today. Austin ISD is looking for community feedback on what to look for in a Special Education Ombudsperson. Lockhart residents could vote to bring Austin Community College to their school district. Three neighborhoods voted to be disannexed from Austin’s city limits. Georgetown ISD voters approved a $650 million bond package.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 6, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 6, 2024. Austin’s new city manager outlined his priorities on his first day on the job. Elgin ISD and Georgetown ISD voters approved school bond packages. May rains. Wildfire risk management. Four Austin-area hospitals got a “C” grade for how well they prevent errors, accidents, and infections. The TSA will move the lines for PreCheck and CLEAR to a single checkpoint at Austin-Bergstrom this week. The Texas softball team finished their final year of Big 12 competition as regular season champions.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 18, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 18, 2024. Austin City Council members are raising questions about conditions at a temporary homeless shelter. The Austin City Council is expected to outlaw the construction of windowless bedrooms. Georgetown ISD will begin training its own teachers this spring to help meet staffing needs.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 3, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 3, 2024. UT Austin eliminates positions to comply with a state law banning diversity, equity, and inclusion offices at public universities. Preparation for Monday’s eclipse. Georgetown ISD students can earn a license to operate drones through a school program.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 1, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 1, 2024. Election registration deadline. Georgetown ISD is set to hold a bond election in May. DEI ban implementation hearing. Longhorns eliminated in the elite eight.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for March 14, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 14, 2024. TEA places IDEA Public Schools under conservatorship. Activists protest at Austin City Hall calling for better investments in homeless and tenant stabilization programs. Georgetown I-S-D’s aerospace engineering program is one of twelve  nationwide to be selected for an aviation workforce development grant. Guidance for abortion providers.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 13, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 13, 2024. Austin ISD’s tricky budget situation. Austin’s police union is trying to prevent a voter-backed city ordinance from going into effect. The City of Austin is still 800 shelter beds short of its goals for 2025. Georgetown ISD trustees voted to call a bond election in May. Prescribed burns in southwest Austin. Gas prices spike overnight. The City of Austin wants to hear from the public on a new plan for historic preservation.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for December 22, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 22, 2023. The Texas Department of Public Safety and the City of Austin are ending their partnership this weekend. Texas led the country in employment growth over the last year. Texas education officials are sharing guidance on how to comply with House Bill 3.  Georgetown ISD buys land near East View High School.

KUT Morning Newscast for November 15, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 15, 2023. Housing numbers. Hays County housing stability program. Pflugerville ISD superintendent’s new job. Georgetown ISD new schools. Senior job fair. Zliker holiday tree lighting.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 18, 2023

Central Texas top stories for July 18, 2023. Excessive Heat Warning shifting to Heat Advisory. Austin offers help with utility bills. Travis and Williamson impose bans on outdoor burning. Georgetown ISD names superintendent finalist. Round Rock ISD lengthening school day. Research that could save endangered birds.

KUT Morning Newscast for June 6, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 6, 2023. Austin hiring process for new city manager. Williamson County landfill upgrade. Austin DPS partnership update. Austin Animal Center new adoption program. Light rail plan final vote. Georgetown ISD teacher externships.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 12, 2023

Central Texas top stories for April 12, 2023. Texas House approves medical marijuana changes. Salvation Army closing Downtown Austin facility this week. Central Health CEO stepping down. Georgetown ISD names interim superintendent. Moontower Comedy Festival begins. Austin summer pools plan.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 4, 2023

Central Texas top stories for April 4, 2023. Austin ISD may appeal the TEA special education takeover. Georgetown ISD Superintendent retiring. The Austin Public Library is growing. Texas State University phone scams.