AISD working to improve diversity

Austin (KXAN)- Two Austin schools that share the same building have shown up on opposite ends of non-profit’s ranking list.

The list, called Children at Risk, ranks the best schools in Central Texas.

Austin ISD’s Liberal Arts and Science Academy, better known as LASA, topped the list. AISD’s LBJ Early College High School came in at the bottom.

Education reporter Erin Cargile explores how this came to be, and how AISD is aiming to change diversity in all AISD school. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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