'Life And Death Are At Stake Here': Dallas ISD Teachers Union Calling For Return To 100% Virtual Learning“Social distancing is a joke on many of our campuses,” said Rena Honea, President of Alliance AFT, the DISD teachers’ union.
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.
Three Questions Texas Parents Should Ask Their Children's TeachersAs North Texas parents tackle this unique school year of virtual and hybrid learning, local education experts say there are some key questions they need to be asking their children's teachers.
Free Online Math Study Tools Help Students Combat 'COVID Slide'Education experts are worried about a possible 'COVID slide,' where students may be losing ground academically, due to learning virtually.
Less Than Half A Percent Of Students Back In Texas Public Schools Have Tested Positive For CoronavirusOut of an estimated 1.1 million students who have returned to campus, 2,344 have tested positive for the virus.
Birdville ISD Joins Other North Texas Districts In Reporting By School How Many Students, Teachers Are COVID+Birdville ISD is going a step beyond some North Texas districts by telling parents how many students and teachers have COVID-19 in their schools.
Largest North Texas School Districts Won't Notify All Parents Of Positive Coronavirus CaseClose contact is defined by the schools as anyone who came within six feet of the infected person for more than 15 minutes.
DeSoto ISD Superintendent D'Andre Weaver Resigns During Emergency School Board MeetingWeaver's decision came two weeks after the Texas Education Agency released a report detailing misspending at DeSoto ISD by the former administration.
Delaying Decision On STAAR Test Could Cost Texas Tens Of MillionsWhile school districts are still figuring out how to operate this fall there is a debate brewing about standardized testing in the spring.
'I'm Afraid They Are Going To End Up Failing': Many Texas Students Head To Class Online Without Reliable Internet ConnectionAt 42%, Dallas has the worst connection rate among the ten largest cities in the country.
Adjustments Made After Too Many Rockwall ISD Families Choose In-Person Learning For Their KidsThe families of 68% of Rockwall ISD students have chosen to have them go back to the classroom. That's too many to meet social distancing guidelines.
Fort Worth ISD Holds Emergency Board Meeting To Discuss School ReopeningBoard members with the Fort Worth ISD met Thursday morning to hammer out how the school year will begin, after recent comments from Attorney General Ken Paxton and the Texas Education Agency changing its guidelines on funding.
Dallas, Tarrant County Health Leaders Disappointed Texas AG Ken Paxton 'Overruled' School Delay Orders During PandemicTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton released a legal opinion that says local health authorities can’t issue blanket orders to close schools to prevent COVID-19 cases.
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.
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.