CDC Recommends Students Mask Up When They Go Back To School“CDC recommends that everyone in K to 12 schools wear a mask indoors” said CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky.
Some Dallas ISD Students Go Back To School In 1 WeekThis year, all instruction will be in person, but the district has adjusted calendars to address the needs of students and learning loss.
Sparked By Pandemic Fallout, Homeschooling Surges Across USSparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a surge of parents now opting to homeschool their children, even as schools plan to resume in-person classes.
Gov. Abbott Says No Mask Mandate In Texas Schools As Districts Announce COVID-19 Prevention Plans“There will be no mask mandate imposed. And the reason for that is very clear, there are so many people who have immunities," Gov. Abbott said Wednesday.
Parents Getting Ready To Send Students Back To Class Face Rising Costs For School SuppliesMany parents in North Texas, and across the country, are experiencing sticker shock as they begin to buy back to school items.
Perot Museum And Dallas Afterschool Providing 15K Learning Kits To Schools/NonprofitsAfter a year of hybrid and remote learning many North Texas parents are concerned their kids may be falling behind in the classroom. Now the Perot Museum of Nature and Science is stepping in to help.
Ones For Texas: Teachers Training During Summer For Upcoming School YearWhile students are enjoying summer break, some of the best and brightest educators in DFW have been working to make sure they are ready for the upcoming school year.
Bezos & Blue Origin Brings Space Tourism To Tiny Texas Town Of Van HornThe sprawling spaceport of Blue Origin, the company founded by Jeff Bezos in 2000, is located about 25 miles outside of Van Horn, a town of about 1,800 on what was once desolate desert ranchland.
Fort Worth ISD Looking For Help Designing Future Technology PlanThe Fort Worth Independent School District is looking to parents, students, and educators to help design the district’s future technology plan.
Garland ISD To Offer Free School Meals To All Students In 2021-22Garland ISD is giving all students access to free meals school day during 2021-22.
Some States Moving To Block Public School COVID-19 Vaccine RequirementsAs the return to school approaches, some states are prohibiting public schools from requiring COVID-19 vaccinations or proof of vaccination for students ranging from pre-K to college campuses.
Frisco 12-Year-Old Comes In 2nd To History Making African American Teen Zaila Avant-garde From LouisianaThe runner-up in the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee was Chaitra Thummala, a 12-year-old whose family recently moved from San Francisco to Frisco, Texas. She has two years of eligibility remaining.
STAAR Math Scores Take A Hit, SMU Professor Says It's Time To Re-Examine How Subject Is Taught“If we don’t start to take math more seriously, we might end up with a generation of kids who aren’t ready to solve problems that we, as a world, need to solve,” SMU professor Annie Wilhelm said.
North Texas Law Enforcement Disappointed In Gov. Abbott's Veto Of Domestic Violence Education BillSome members of North Texas law enforcement are surprised and disappointed in the veto, saying the bill was "non-political."
Bonus! Duncanville ISD Employees To Receive One-Time Payment Of $2,500"The extra income is intended to reward current employees for their perseverance and commitment to students in overcoming challenges faced during the past school year."