Crowley ISD Suspends On-Campus Instruction As COVID-19 Spike Forces ClosuresFrom Dallas to Weatherford to Cedar Hill, the spike in COVID-19 cases is having an inevitable impact on schools. Now, Crowley ISD is preparing to pivot the entire district to online learning starting Thursday.
Texas Schools Receive 700K Rapid Test Kits From Federal, State GovernmentThe school districts and private schools opting in, receive the Abbott Lab BinaxNOW tests provided by the Trump administration and PPE from the state.
Report: Estimated 3 Million US Children Have Had No Formal Education Since Pandemic Began“We realize there’s a huge, hidden crisis,” said Hailly Korman, a senior associate partner at Bellwether Education Partners, the nonprofit organization that published the report.
$1M Donation Will Go Toward Rebuilding Tornado-Damaged Dallas ISD Schools 1 Year LaterTuesday, October 20, marks one year since a tornado outbreak in North Texas left homes, businesses and schools in ruins.
Texas Leaders Announce Rapid COVID-19 Testing Pilot Program For School SystemsTexas Gov. Greg Abbott and other state agencies have announced a pilot program that provides rapid COVID-19 testing for school systems.
Guidance For Schools In Tarrant County Moves Back To Virtual-Only LearningGuidance from health officials in Tarrant County has moved back to virtual learning only for schools in the county as COVID-19 test positivity rate increases.
New COVID-19 Data Shows Most Tarrant County Schools Can Consider Hybrid Learning ModelsNew data released by Tarrant County Public Health shows that most schools in the county meet the criteria to consider hybrid learning models amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.