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Alex Caprariello


Austin, TX, United States

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Past articles by Alex:

CDC urges masking return as tripledemic surges

Concerns are growing nationwide for rapidly increasing cases of what health officials have deemed a tripledemic, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is once again urging the public to wear face masks indoors. → Read More

13 plead guilty in DOJ West Campus drug ring case, remaining 4 face jury trial

Defendants include eight former UT students, as well as individuals not associated with the school. All 17 defendants were charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance. → Read More

Despite gas prices, Americans plan to drive for Thanksgiving

Gas prices are still on the rise as many Americans prepare to hit the road for the Thanksgiving holiday. → Read More

Austin ISD will invest $1 million in outdoor learning spaces to stop the spread of coronavirus

The Austin Independent School District will invest more than $1 million from its federal coronavirus relief funds toward building outdoor spaces at all of its campus. → Read More

Austin ISD school year begins with nearly 140 teacher vacancies

The shortage has hit some campuses and subjects more than others. Currently, the district is most in need of special education, bilingual and math and sciences teachers at the secondary level. → Read More

14 children with disabilities file first federal suit against Texas governor over mask mandate ban

According to the lawsuit, the order discriminates against students with disabilities and their rights to public education programs. → Read More

Austin ISD students return to school fully-masked as Texas mandate battle goes on

The district said 1,157 students opted-out of virtual learning after AISD announced masks would be required on campus. → Read More

Austin high schoolers reporting highest positivity rate among kids as extracurriculars kick off

With only two weeks left before the first day of school for many students, Austin Public Health is warning there are high COVID-19 positivity rates among school-aged children. → Read More

Austin ISD providing information on virtual learning Friday

The Austin Independent School District is expected to reveal the latest information on its virtual learning curriculum on Friday at 5:00 p.m. → Read More

Summer camps unexpectedly shut down due to rising COVID-19 cases in Central Texas

This comes as a new and more contagious Delta variant is making its way across the area. → Read More

Austin ISD considers limited virtual learning option for homebound students

District officials say this homebound instructional program would only be eligible for students who were confined to their homes or a hospital. These students would have to provide a doctor's note indicating they will need to be confined for more than a month. → Read More

Neighbors upset with proposed homeless campsites in Austin

The City of Austin has announced two locations for proposed, city-run homeless camps. → Read More

San Marcos CISD employees will receive $250 bonus for receiving COVID-19 vaccine

The San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees voted to approve a one-time $250 stipend for all employees who receive a COVID-19 vaccination. → Read More

Austin daycare owner threatened at knifepoint, asks for city’s help in addressing crime

A daycare owner is calling for the city’s help after she was threatened at knifepoint on her business property. → Read More

Hundreds of unsheltered homeless living in downtown Austin — the progress on Prop B

The Austin Police Department, Austin Fire Department and Austin-Travis County EMS met with public safety commissioners on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the implementation and enforcement of Proposition B, the homeless camping ban. → Read More

Austin airport nearing pre-pandemic travel numbers ahead of July 4 weekend

As travel ramps up for the July 4 weekend and COVID-19 restrictions relax, the airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration are seeing an increase in disruptions midflight or on the tarmac across the country. → Read More

Austin ISD completes more than 700 out of 900 special education evaluations by June 30 deadline

Austin Independent School District staff have completed more than 700 of the estimated 900 backlogged special education evaluations requested by families, falling just short of a June 30 self-imposed deadline the district provided to the public two months ago. → Read More

Austin elementary students get real world experience at Little Medical School

Students in east Austin are getting exposure to the exciting world of medicine. → Read More

New STAAR data reveals Texas students slipped significantly in reading and math

New STAAR data released Monday from the Texas Education Agency reveals that most students who were tested did not meet their grade level for math and reading compared to 2019, the last year the standardized test was administered. → Read More

New plans unveiled: 200 micro-shelters to be placed at state-owned homeless camp

A nonprofit has launched its latest fundraising campaign to provide transitional housing to more than 200 people experiencing homelessness while they search for something more permanent. → Read More