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.
No A's Or Fs, Texas Education Agency Will Forgo 2020 School Accountability RatingsEach year the TEA releases grades for each independent school district, campus, and open-enrollment charter school -- but because of the COVID-19 outbreak this won't happen in 2020.
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.
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 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.
Fort Worth ISD To Appeal Ruling Fired Teacher Georgia Clark Should Be Reinstated After Controversial Tweet To President TrumpClark won her appeal to get her job back after being fired by the Fort Worth ISD Board of Education on September 17.
Dallas Charter School CEO Donna Woods Convicted In Kickback Scheme, Then Returns To SchoolFormer Nova Academy CEO Donna Woods, 65, faces up to 80 years in prison after a jury earlier this month found the school administrator guilty of multiple counts of fraud.
Texas Teen's Suicide Changed How Schools Handle Bullying: 'We Need To Be Able To Measure The Impact'Texas schools are now required to track every single bullying incident that is reported.