Coronavirus In Texas: Schools Closed Rest Of 2019-2020 Year, Nonessential 'Retail To Go' Starting Next WeekTexas Gov. Greg Abbott gave an update Friday afternoon on plans to slowly start opening the state's economy back up and how classrooms will remain closed for the rest of the school year.
Coronavirus In Texas: Several Colleges Issue Prorated Refunds For Room And BoardSeveral public and private institutions in Texas are issuing prorated refunds for room and board expenses.
Coronavirus In Texas: Schools Struggle To Safely Get Free Meals To Students In NeedCities big and small quickly ran into problems when food workers, teachers and volunteers became infected or were too scared to report for duty.
Governor Greg Abbott Cancels STAAR Standardized Tests For Public School StudentsLast week a Texas state representative petitioned to have all standardized public school testing canceled because of the coronavirus, today Governor Greg Abbott made it official.
Fort Worth ISD Providing Meals For Students While Schools Are Closed Due To Coronavirus ConcernsFort Worth ISD is providing healthy to-go meals for students as schools will remain closed for the next two weeks amid the coronavirus outbreak.
As COVID-19 Concerns Close Campuses, State Representative Wants STAAR Testing EliminatedAs public school districts across Texas continue to close campuses and modify schedules because of COVID-19, a Texas representative is requesting that all standardized testing be canceled.
North Texas Schools Prepare For Future As Coronavirus Threat Continues To GrowAs the threat of coronavirus grows, North Texas schools are preparing and listening to what parents have to say about it.
Superintendent, Leaders And Students Prepare For DISD State Of The District AddressSix months into the DISD school year and the district has faced a number of challenges. The drive to push forward, better and stronger, is expected to be the focus of Friday’s State of the District address.
Most North Texas School Districts Fail To Apply For Federal Money To Improve SafetyTwo years after the passage of the STOP School Violence Act, only four North Texas districts have received any of the money.
North Texas Schools Cracking Down On Vaping, 5,041 Discipline Incidents Reported In 2019Struggling to keep up with the rise in teen vaping, North Texas schools are fighting back with more tools and harsher discipline.
Mesquite ISD Says Student IDs Required, No Backpacks At All After-School EventsMesquite ISD has implemented a new policy regarding their after-school events in an effort to increase security measures.
Galveston Scraps Ordinance That Prevented Gun Shops, Shooting Ranges Near Schools, ChurchesThe Texas Attorney General's Office sent a letter to the city warning it couldn't make laws regulating ownership, transfer, transportation or storage of firearms.
100 Dallas Second Graders Gifted With Bikes From Chicago High School AthletesWhether it’s paying for someone’s coffee or police officers giving drivers cash instead of tickets, the “Pay it Forward” movement has inspired random acts of kindness across the county
More Students Than Expected Creates Sudden Need For More Teachers In Multiple North Texas School Districts"That is an amazing problem to have," says Jeannine Porter, Ed.D, Irving ISD's Executive Director of Employee Services.
Anger Over Ed Dept Mulling Federal Money For Guns In SchoolsThe Education Department said Thursday that it is weighing whether to allow states to use federal funds to purchase guns for schools.