SAISD Superintendent Pedro Marintez and SAISD Board Member Olga Hernandez (D6) is encircled by parents wanting answers. Photo by Scott Ball.

SAISD Superintendent Pedro Martinez (center) and SAISD Board Member Olga Hernandez (D6, right) are surrounded by parents wanting answers at Austin Academy. Photo by Scott Ball.

during an SAISD parent meeting at Austin Academy, SAISD Superintendent Pedro Martinez announced that Austin Academy and Fox Tech High School will become the district’s first advanced learning academies on Monday, March 7, 2016. Photo by Scott Ball.