North Texas Schools Accessing Winter Storm Damage, Water Access Before ReopeningStudents across the Metroplex are getting one more snow day Friday. But schools are spending the day, and likely the weekend, trying to figure out if they’ll be ready for students to return next week.
'I Don't Feel Safe': Arlington ISD History Teacher Michelle Nogle Resigns Rather Than Return To Classroom Instruction During PandemicMichelle Nogle who taught at Seguin High School in Arlington, said she did not feel safe returning to in-person learning on campus.
North Texas School Districts Make Hard In-Person Education Decisions As COVID-19 Cases SurgeThere are hard decisions being made in Texas and across the nation as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations spike to record levels, bus drivers and teachers quarantine, students get sick and the holidays loom.
HEB ISD Moves Junior High To Online Learning For 2 Weeks After 40% Of In-Person Students QuarantinedHarwood Junior High is moving to online learning for two weeks after a higher than usual number of positive test results for COVID-19.
'Life And Death Are At Stake Here': Dallas ISD Teachers Union Calling For Return To 100% Virtual Learning“Social distancing is a joke on many of our campuses,” said Rena Honea, President of Alliance AFT, the DISD teachers’ union.
Dallas ISD Says In-Person And Virtual Learning Will Remain Options During 'Current COVID-19 Environment'"We remain committed to following the recommended safety protocols, including social distancing, wearing masks, hand washing, and sanitizing classrooms and facilities," the school district said.
'The Fear Is Worse Than This Pandemic': Highland Park Parents Upset With Schools' Handling Of COVID-19"Our children are sitting behind fogged-out Plexiglass. There are literally blinders on the sides," said Highland Park mom Amanda Nobles.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Calls For In-Person Learning 'As Much As Possible' During Garland Charter School VisitShe spoke to students, parents and educators about the challenges they’re currently facing during the coronavirus pandemic and how they’re addressing them.
Dallas ISD Back-To-School Plan Faces Major Test MondayIn order to accommodate the roughly 90,000 students expected to return for face-to -face instruction, high schools will have a hybrid learning model.
Plano ISD Kindergartener Sent Home From School For Having Trouble Keeping Mask On, Parents SayVictoria Gissandaner, 5, now has to learn remotely from home.
More North Texas School Districts Say It's Time For Struggling Students To Come Back To CampusCiting failing students and burned-out teachers, Texas school districts are beginning to abandon plans to provide virtual instruction alongside traditional school classes.
Failing Students In Godley ISD Required To Return To Campus For Face-To-Face LearningThe school district said the virtual students who have been successful academically can continue to take classes from home.
Dallas ISD Elementary School Teacher Looks To Shine In Familiar Classroom, Her Mom's"It brings it all home for me," says Margaret Martinez as she begins her 5th year as a teacher. "I have some pretty fond memories of it, myself, as a child."
After A Meeting That Lasted 10+ Hours, Fort Worth ISD Delays In-Person Learning Until October 16The FWISD held a socially distanced school board meeting that lasted more than 10 hours and after all was said and done members voted to delay optional, in-person learning until October 16.
Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price Has Message For School Board: 'These Kids Need To Be In School'As it stands now, Fort Worth ISD students can go back to the classroom in two weeks, but the school board could take a vote Tuesday to delay the return.