Parents Suing 3 North Texas School Districts For Not Mandating MasksThe parents in the lawsuit say without a mask requirement at their schools, their children are at an increased risk for contracting COVID-19 and spreading it to others.
Some North Texas School Districts Reworking Pandemic-Related PoliciesSome students will be returning to school from Labor Day weekend to classrooms with new mask mandates in place.
Need For COVID-19 Testing In North Texas Schools Rising, Symptomatic Students Reminded To Stay HomeWith an uptick in COVID-19 cases in schools comes an increased need for testing, health experts say.
North Texas School Districts Work to Combat COVID-19 SlideAcross North Texas, school districts saw more students struggle when COVID-19 forced classrooms to close, especially in math.
Legal Battle Between State And Texas School Districts Over Mask Mandates Wages OnThe Texas Education Agency has announced the governor's ban on mask mandates will not be enforced during ongoing legal battles.
Dozens Of Texas School Districts In Legal Battles Over Gov. Abbott's Ban On Mask Mandates“It’s just a bizarre period because you're seeing the clash of our legal system, our education system, our public health system,” said Nathan Cortez, an SMU law professor.
Has Your Kid's Texas School District Been Hammered By Cyberattacks? I-Team InvestigationThe incidents range from teachers accidentally emailing student personal information out to the whole class to overseas ransomware attacks that paralyses an entire district’s computer system.
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.
North Texas School Districts Work To Vaccinate Students, Communities Against COVID-19Convenience was the repeated reasoning as to why many teens in the district came out to get their shot.
North Texas School Districts Reassessing Mask PoliciesIn light of Gov. Greg Abbott lifting Texas’ mask mandate, the Texas Education Agency has updated its public health guidance stating a public school system’s current mask requirements can remain unchanged.
School Districts Can Still Mandate Masks, Texas Education Agency SaysThe TEA said local school boards have full authority to determine their local mask policy.
What North Texas School Districts Have To Say About Gov. Greg Abbott Fully Reopening TexasMost North Texas area school districts released statements on social media responding to Gov. Greg Abbott's announcement Tuesday, March 2, the state was fully reopening soon with no COVID-19 restrictions.
I-Team: Many North Texas Schools Unable To Find Substitute Teachers Half The Time During PandemicIn six of the largest districts in North Texas, schools were unable to find a substitute to fill-in nearly half the time when a teacher was out during the fall semester.
More Than 200 Texas School Districts To Offer Rapid Coronavirus Testing For Students, TeachersThe pilot program uses the Abbott rapid antigen test, with results in about 15 minutes.
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.