As COVID-19 Concerns Close Campuses, State Representative Wants STAAR Testing EliminatedAs public school districts across Texas continue to close campuses and modify schedules because of COVID-19, a Texas representative is requesting that all standardized testing be canceled.
At Least 15 North Texas School Districts Extend Spring Break In Effort To Prevent CoronavirusThe idea is to allow the districts more time to assess the situation as students, teachers and staff return from their vacations.
SMU Moves To Online Classes For First 2 Weeks After Spring Break Due To Spread Of CoronavirusSMU is also cancelling or postponing on-campus gatherings of more than 50 people through the end of April.
Dallas ISD To Offer Students Free Meals During Spring BreakThe meals are available for students up to 18-years-old and to students with disabilities without regard to age.
Paul Quinn College Discontinues Face-To-Face Classes For Remainder Of Spring Semester Due To COVID-19 ConcernsStudents have also been told to stay away from the campus until further notice in the wake of coronavirus concerns.
Dallas ISD Students Taste, Vote On Potential School Cafeteria OptionsMore than 50 options were taste-tested by the students from all grade levels who then voted on their preferences.
TCU Extends Spring Break, Will Resume Classes Online Due To Coronavirus In Fort WorthThere are no cases of COVID-19 on the TCU campus, but there is a confirmed case nearby.
News Of 'Presumed Positive’ COVID-19 Patient Closes Ursuline Academy Of DallasHours after an entire North Texas school district closed because of coronavirus concerns, administrators at Ursuline Academy of Dallas announced the cancellation of classes.
Alvarado ISD Cancels Classes Across The District After Adult Exposed To COVID-19Officials with the Alvarado ISD canceled school across the district Wednesday after learning an adult in the "community" is in self-quarantine after being exposed to the coronavirus.
Frisco ISD Disinfects School In Wake Of Parent Testing Positive For Presumptive Case Of CoronavirusThe man in his 30s has a child who attends Polly Tadlock Elementary and he had recently traveled to California, according to the email.
New Class Rankings For Dallas ISD High School Students Come Out Next WeekThis impacts students who started high school in the 2017-2018 school year or thereafter.
Colleges And Universities Seem To Follow Similar Playbook When It Come To Sex Assault ResponseAs mass sexual assault scandals, some dating back decades, roil universities in Texas and across the country, the schools are seemingly drawing from the same playbook in their responses.
University In Texas Offering Free Tuition For Students With Family Income Lower Than $65KThe University of Houston is joining other institutes of higher learning in the state and will now waive tuition and mandatory fees for students with family incomes of $65,000 or less.
University Of Oklahoma Students Stage Sit-In After 2nd Professor Uses Racial Slur In ClassroomIt's day-two of a staged sit-in outside the University of Oklahoma's administrative offices following two instances of professors using racial slurs in the classroom.
Minutes After Stabbings At Texas High School Teen Makes Video Confession In Social Media PostTwo students were injured, one of them seriously, after a stabbing attack at an El Paso high school.