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.
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.
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.
US Reports More COVID-19 Cases In The Last Two Weeks Than It Did For All Of JuneIn the past two weeks, the US recorded more than 915,000 new cases of coronavirus -- that's more than the cases reported across the country for the entire month of June.
Cedar Hill ISD Board Votes To Postpone Start Of School Year Until September 8On Monday night the Cedar Hill Independent School District school board voted 6 to 0 to delay the start of the 2020-2021 academic year until September 8.
Dallas School District Board Prepares To Vote On Extending The School Calendar YearThe Dallas Independent School District school board will vote Thursday on a new calendar that could push the end of the school year to mid-June.
U.S. Cities Hit Hard By COVID-19 Weigh Another Stay-At-Home Order But State Leaders Are Pushing BackOne Texas hit hard by COVID-19 is warning more drastic measures could lie ahead as officials try to contain a virus spreading more rampant than ever.
White House Report: Texas Among 18 States In Coronavirus 'Red Zone' And Should Roll Back ReopeningAn unpublished document prepared for the White House coronavirus task force recommends that Texas and 17 other states in a coronavirus "red zone" should roll back reopening measures.
North Texas Teacher Writes Will As She Prepares For New School Year During COVID-19 PandemicMary Strickland has been teaching middle school for 22 years and she loves it. But the sign outside her Fort Worth home describes how she feels about going back: TERRIFIED.
Fort Worth ISD Asking For Teacher And Principal Input About Fall Reopening & COVID-19The Fort Worth ISD is looking for input on how to successfully reopen classes in the Fall -- and they looking to teachers and campus principals for answers.
Texas Bar Owners Lament Latest Closures Due To COVID-19 Surge: 'A Lot Of People Won't Make It Through Round 2'Establishments that have been ordered to close will be allowed to remain open for takeout and delivery services, which include alcoholic beverages.
Texas Reopening Under 'Temporary Pause' Due To Surge In COVID-19 Cases, HospitalizationsFurther phases of reopening Texas are being temporarily paused due to a recent surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday.
Texas Surpasses 5K New Cases In 1 Day For First Time: 'Coronavirus Is Serious, It's Spreading'The announcement comes days after Texas eclipsed 4,000 new cases for the first time just last weekend.
Gov. Abbott Still Pushing For Permanent To-Go Alcohol Sales In TexasGovernor Greg Abbott is pushing for permanently allowing to-go alcohol in Texas, something initially brought about by shutdowns due to the coronavirus.
Texas Education Commissioner Says Public Schools Will Reopen In The FallThe commissioner of the Texas Education Agency is predicting that Texas schools will be safe for students to return to in the fall, this despite the recent spike in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations.