School Nurses Throughout US, Including Texas, Describe Challenges Expected Due To COVID-19Public school nurses throughout the U.S., including in Texas, are describing the challenges they face as the school year approaches during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Johnson County Taking Precautions Against COVID-19 Ahead Of New School YearFor the first time since March, Monday night is a school night for hundreds of students in Johnson County.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Again Stressing That There Is No Statewide School Shutdown Order In PlaceOne day after sending a letter saying that health authorities can't issue 'blanket orders' closing schools because of the COVID-19 pandemic, on Wednesday Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton released a statement clarifying that there is no statewide shutdown order in effect.
Stephenville Mayor Didn't Anticipate Statewide Impact Of His Question To Texas AG Ken Paxton About Reopening SchoolsMayor Doug Svien said he didn’t understand how an order from a city contract employee could potentially override the decision of a school board.
Some North Texas Families Rally At School Districts To Re-Open ClassroomsSome North Texas families are organizing rallies in an effort to pressure school districts to re-open during the coronavirus pandemic.
Fort Worth ISD Holds Virtual Town Hall On Return To SchoolSuperintendent Dr. Kent Scribner answered parents questions and concerns about back to school plans.
Dallas, Tarrant County Health Leaders Disappointed Texas AG Ken Paxton 'Overruled' School Delay Orders During PandemicTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton released a legal opinion that says local health authorities can’t issue blanket orders to close schools to prevent COVID-19 cases.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Says School Boards And The Governor Should Decide On Reopening Schools, Not Local Health AuthoritiesTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton has given the green light for school officials -- both public and private -- to decide whether, when, and how to open school.
Coronavirus Means Many Student School Bus Riders Could Be Left With No SeatAs arguments rage about whether it is safe to have children back in classrooms amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there is another major hurdle -- how to get them to campuses.
Back-To-School Shopping A Challenge When It's Not Clear What School Will Look Like During Pandemic"We’re not sharing the glue anymore. We’re not sharing the colored pencils anymore," said Jo Lynn Augsburger of Joshua ISD.
STAAR Testing Will Not Be Used To Determine Promotion To Next Grade Level During Upcoming School YearTypically, school systems must take into account a student’s score on the STAAR test to determine whether the student can be promoted to the next grade level.
Remnants From Hurricane Hanna Still Threaten More Rain, Flash Flooding For Soaked South TexasInitial reports indicated Hanna dumped up to 15 inches of rain in some areas in South Texas.
Joshua ISD Plans To Start School Year With In-Person Learning OptionJoshua ISD in Johnson County is planning on starting the school year with options for in-person learning.
Dallas ISD Board Of Trustees Votes To Move 1st Day Of School To September 8 Due To Coronavirus PandemicMore than 20 self-identified teachers with urged trustees to reject planned reopening of schools that include a face-to-face model.
Texas AG Paxton: Religious And Private Schools Don't Have To Follow COVID-19 Public Health OrdersIn a letter simply addressed to 'Religious Private Schools in Texas' Attorney General Ken Paxton made claims that local public health orders attempting to restrict school reopenings violate the U.S. and Texas Constitutions