Students Allowed To Be Picked Up From 2 McKinney Schools That Were On Lockdown; Nearby Standoff Ends PeacefullyShortly before 5:30 p.m. McKinney Police said the suspect was taken into custody without incident, other than being bitten by a K9 officer.
Dozens Of North Texas Schools Damaged By Winter Storms Remain Closed Early Next WeekOn top of the floods, many are also dealing with connectivity issues from power outages, and boil orders that impact the ability for kids to wash their hands, and for cafeterias to produce food.
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.
Select Dallas ISD Campuses Offering In-Person Coronavirus Vaccine Registration AssistanceThe Dallas Independent School District has teamed up with Dallas County to host in-person COVID-19 vaccine registration events at several campuses.
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?