Instilling a love of reading; Austin Public Library holds third annual Family Literacy Event

By Mike Stoll

Published 9:15 am Monday, April 9, 2018

https://www.austindailyherald.com/2018/04/instilling-a-love-of-reading-austin-public-library-holds-third-annual-family-literacy-event/

May 19, 2017
​​Parent to Parent: Austin Aspires backs peer help
By Daily Herald
​​By Jennifer Lawhead, Austin Aspires Executive Director
www.austindailyherald.com/.../parent-to-parent-austin-aspires-backs-peer- help/

A spark can light the fire of interest
By Daily Herald
Published 8:34 am Wednesday, February 21, 2018

http://www.austindailyherald.com/2018/02/a-spark-can-light-the-fire-of-interest/


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Austin Area Foundation announces changes to the board
By Daily Herald
Published 8:18 am Friday, March 9, 2018
https://www.austindailyherald.com/2018/03/austin-area-foundation-announces-changes-to-the-board/

Addressing online safety

By Daily Herald

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ublished 11:37 am Sunday, December 17, 2017

​​http://www.austindailyherald.com/2017/12/addressing-online-safety/

 

April 10, 2017
By Daily Herald
​​Working toward kindergarten readiness
By Jennifer Lawhead, Austin Aspires Executive Director

http://www.austindailyherald.com/2017/04/working-toward-kindergarten-readiness/

January 19, 2017
Pacelli Catholic Schools ·
Spelling Bee. Thank you to all our contestants and Jennifer Lawhead as our guest announcer.
First Place finish went to Neha Thawani Nanda and Second Place to Madi Rysavy.

Schools, community work to reinforce attendance
By Deb Nicklay
Published 8:36 am Monday, September 25, 2017
Research shows chronic absenteeism has direct effect on achievement
http://www.austindailyherald.com/2017/09/schools-community-work-to-reinforce-attendance-research-shows-chronic-absenteeism-has-direct-effect-on-achievement/

Talk to your kids about starting school
By Daily Herald

Bill Spitzer
P & I Coordinator Parenting Resource Center
Published 9:05 am Saturday, September 9, 2017
http://www.austindailyherald.com/2017/09/talk-to-your-kids-about-starting-school/


In the News

Partnerships between families and schools are crucial for kids

By Daily Herald

Published 8:26 am Friday, January 19, 2018​​

http://www.austindailyherald.com/2018/01/partnerships-between-families-and-schools-are-crucial-for-kids/

Setting out to challenge students
By Daily Herald
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ublished 7:58 am Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Jennifer Lawhead
Executive Director Austin Aspires


“No significant learning happens without a significant relationship.” – James Comer

https://www.austindailyherald.com/2018/03/setting-out-to-challenge-students/

Jennifer Lawhead speaks before the Austin School Board on the importance of recognizing chronic attendance.

​The School Board proclaimed September as Attendance Awareness Month.

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Austin City Council declares ‘Attendance Awareness Month’; Councilmembers also recognize youth soccer
By Mike Stoll

Published 8:40 am Wednesday, August 23, 2017

​​http://www.austindailyherald.com/2017/08/austin-city-council-declares-attendance-awareness-month-councilmembers-also-recognize-youth-soccer/

On Q 10/06/2017:

Featuring  Vision 2020's Austin Aspires update

Mar 25, 2017 - Doug and Judy Myers present Jennifer Lawhead with a check from Austin First United Methodist Church to Austin Aspires. ​http://m.austindailyherald.com/2017/03/austin-umc-provides-funds-for-kindergarten-readiness-kits/

Students STEP Up to sample careers
By Daily Herald
Published 8:27 am Tuesday, March 21, 2017
By Jennifer Lawhead, Austin Aspires.

http://www.austindailyherald.com/2017/03/students-step-up-to-sample-careers/

February 22, 2017
​Representative Haley and Jennifer Lawhead, Director of the Austin, MN non-profit group Austin Aspires speaks to lawmakers at the Minnesota Capitol to about education partnerships.​

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Published 7:34 am Friday, June 30, 2017
​​​Ready to launch: ‘Adulting: The Manual’ highlights skills students need for independence
By Daily Herald
By Jennifer Lawhead, Austin Aspires
http://www.austindailyherald.com/2017/06/ready-to-launch-adulting-the-manual-highlights-skills-students-need-for-independence/

Austin Aspires marks Attendance Awareness Month
By Daily Herald
Published 8:17 am Wednesday, August 23, 2017

http://www.austindailyherald.com/2017/08/austin-aspires-marks-attendance-awareness-month/

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Just a bit short; United Way, just shy of goal, ‘thrilled’ with campaign

By Deb Nicklay

Published 8:13 am Friday, April 21, 2017

http://www.austindailyherald.com/2017/04/just-a-bit-short-united-way-just-shy-of-goal-thrilled-with-campaign/

Parents need to keep track of children’s online habits
By Daily Herald

Published 2:01 pm Saturday, June 17, 2017

​​www.austindailyherald.com/.../parents-need-to-keep-track-of-childrens- online-habits/


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