Teachers Group Criticizes Texas Guidelines On Reopening SchoolsThe top teachers group in Texas criticized state guidelines for starting the school year Friday, saying they would unfairly punish districts that choose to stick with online instruction.
Texas Leaders Reaffirm School Boards Make Decisions On Reopening Plans, Not Local Health AuthoritiesLeaders in Texas are making it clear that local school boards, not health authorities, will be making decisions on reopening plans for the fall as the 2020-2021 year approaches.
Fort Worth ISD Moves Start Date, Virtual-Only Learning For First 4 WeeksFort Worth ISD has moved its 2020-2021 start date and will hold classes by virtual means only for the first four weeks of the school year.
Direction Arrows, Plastic Barriers... What Will In-Person Learning Look Like In Corona Times?When North Texas schools reopen for in-person learning, most classrooms will have a new look to them. But what will that look like exactly?
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.
North Texas School Districts Prepare To Educate Online Due To Coronavirus Case Surge: 'We Won't Move To In-Person Schooling Until It's Safe'The Texas Education Agency gave public schools permission to conduct lessons online and keep campuses closed for the first four weeks of the school year.
High School Sports In Dallas County Put On Hold After New Order From Health OfficialsDallas County's decision to not allow schools to reopen for in-person classes before Sept. 8 has a big effect on high school sports.
Texas Education Agency Allowing Schools To Begin Virtually For First 4 WeeksSchools in Texas will be allowed to begin the 2020-2021 school year virtually for at least the first four weeks, the Texas Education Agency announced Friday.
All Students In The Plano School District Will Begin Fall Semester With Remote LearningAdministrators with the Plano Independent School District announced Friday that while the fall semester will start on August 12 it will be done in a fully remote learning environment.
New Plan: 13 North Texas School Districts Ordered To Delay Reopening Classrooms Due To Coronavirus Case SurgeSchools will not be allowed to return to in-person instruction before Labor Day.
Some North Texas Parents Still Unsure How New School Year Will Look With Month Left Of Summer BreakWith about a month left of summer break, some North Texas families are still unsure of how the new school year will look during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Houston ISD, Texas' Largest School District, To Begin School Year Virtually After Labor DayThe largest school district in Texas will begin the 2020-2021 school year after Labor Day and will be online only for at the least the first six weeks.
Some Texas Superintendents Push For Online Only Start To School Year Due To Coronavirus SurgeSuperintendents of the state's largest school districts are pushing back against a planned return to campus next month.
Denton ISD Pushes Back School Start Date By 2 WeeksDenton ISD announced Friday that it will be starting the new school year two weeks after the original date.
Members Of Teacher's Union React To Texas Education Agency School Reopening GuidelinesOne of the largest teachers union in North Texas says the state's framework for reopening schools doesn't do enough to protect students and staff.