“If Oak Creek doesn’t remain affordable housing, [Landin] will have to move in with her mother in Bastrop. Principal Robertson says continuity is key for low-income families.
‘Constant change is not a friend for Title One families,’ Robertson says. ‘Nor is it for students to jump from school to school. That upheaval — some of our most successful families will be thrown into I don’t know what kind of abyss.’
Members of the Travis Heights community are also concerned the school will lose its diverse student population. Minerva Skeith is a Travis Heights parent and member of the local community group, Austin Interfaith.”
For One Austin School, Funding Hangs on Affordable Housing, KUT News
Presentation and Exchange at City Hall, City of AustinMay 13, 2013