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.
Reports: Texas Education Agency Will Not Take State Funding From Schools That Offer All-Virtual ClassesThe Texas Education Agency will reportedly allow public health officials to keep schools closed for in-person instruction this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic without the campuses risking losing state funding.
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.
Dallas ISD To Consider Alternate Start Date For Upcoming School Year During Pandemic"COVID-19 requires school districts to be innovative and flexible as education is being reimagined around the globe," Dallas ISD said on Twitter.
Texas Parents Still Struggling With School Plans Despite TEA Guidance"I don't want my children at home. I want them in a structured environment," says Samantha Tisnoi, a Birdville ISD parent.
North Texas School District Leaders React To Texas Education Agency Back-To-School GuidelinesSeveral North Texas school districts already planning for flexible options, in line with new guidance from the Texas Education Agency.
Texas Education Agency Issues Guidelines For Reopening Schools During Coronavirus PandemicThe TEA said parents and teachers should expect to see some campuses close for brief periods during the upcoming school year, due to COVID-19 infections.
Dallas Teachers Union Frustrated By 'Lack Of Information' On Safely Plan Going Back To Classroom During PandemicReady or not the new school year gets underway in a little more than a month in North Texas.
Texas Education Commissioner Says Public Schools Will Reopen In The FallThe commissioner of the Texas Education Agency is predicting that Texas schools will be safe for students to return to in the fall, this despite the recent spike in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations.
North Texas School Districts Developing Back-To-School Plans: 'We're Going To Get Creative'CBS 11 spoke with two experts, Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Dr. Philip Huang and epidemiologist Dr. Diana Cervantes.
Some Fort Worth ISD Students To Return To Elementary Schools Next WeekMost of them are bilingual, or English as a second language students, who the district determined would benefit from a learning environment difficult to create outside the classroom.