North Texas Teacher Writes Will As She Prepares For New School Year During COVID-19 PandemicMary Strickland has been teaching middle school for 22 years and she loves it. But the sign outside her Fort Worth home describes how she feels about going back: TERRIFIED.
Dallas ISD Parents Looking To Give Teachers More Options During PandemicDallas ISD parents have launched a petition, hoping teachers can be given the same options as them when it comes to the upcoming school year during the pandemic.
Texas Schools Confront The Politics Of Reopening During A PandemicOn one side are parents saying, let kids be kids. They object to masks and social distancing in classrooms this fall. On the other side are parents and teachers calling for safeguards that would have been unimaginable before the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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.
Dallas ISD Teachers Worry About Return To School During Pandemic: 'You Can't Keep Kids Clumped In A Room All Day'Even with temperature checks, face masks, clear acrylic and other measures, some educators say going back to class in a pandemic isn't realistic.
North Texas Teachers Concerned About Returning To Classrooms At Start Of New School YearTeachers in North Texas are voicing their concerns about returning to classrooms at the beginning of the new school year due to COVID-19.
Technology Expansion: McKinney ISD To Issue Macbooks For Students Grades 3-12At their May board meeting, the McKinney ISD Board of Trustees approved an expansion of a technology program to include a laptop for every student in grades 3–12.
Fort Worth ISD Employees Will Continue To Be Paid Through The End Of MayAs most Fort Worth Independent School District employees continue working from home during the COVID-19 crisis, administrators announced they will continue to be paid -- at least until the end of the month.
Dallas County Community Colleges To Continue Online Learning Through Fall SemesterThe Dallas County Community College District has decided to extend remote online learning for most classes through the fall in order to protect students, faculty and staff from COVID-19.
DeSoto ISD Focused On Students' Emotional Health While Learning From HomeWith classrooms closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, educator have had to find new ways to check in on students.
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.
Coronavirus In Texas: Dallas ISD Mulls Over Pass/Fail System For Final GradesAt Thursday's Dallas ISD school board meeting it was discussed how final grades will be given.
Now Hiring: Outschool Looking To Hire 3,500 Online TeachersSan Francisco-based Outschool is a company focused on providing a video conferencing platform for students mainly ages 3-18 to learn new skills or lessons.
Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa: 'The Likelihood That We'll Have Regular School This School Year Is Very Doubtful'During a morning press conference Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa said, "It looks very unlikely that we'll come back to school this school year."