Kimberly Chavez Lopez Byrd, a teacher, passed away from COVID-19 on June 26. Two other teachers, who shared the same classroom, tested positive for the virus.
The President of the Texas Homeschooling Coalition said his office has seen an increase in calls and emails from families.
Most universities and colleges in the U.S. are not required to pay federal corporate income tax.
International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America.
A Maryland man traded in his garbage collecting job for a Harvard Law School acceptance letter and he has his friends and family to thank.
"While we intend to provide in-building instruction for any student selecting that option, TEA’s decision may have a significant effect on our ability to provide adequate staffing and manage class sizes, which eliminates any efforts to control social distancing," says the district.
Despite President Donald Trump's sharp criticism, federal guidelines for reopening schools are not being revised, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
The district says it has also reported the matter to Child Protective Services and will be cooperating with law enforcement agencies.
Teachers and support staff on the Zoom conference said over and over again they do not believe schools can be made safe from COVID-19.
“The Dems think it would be bad for them politically if U.S. schools open before the November Election,” Trump said, “but is important for the children & families. May cut off funding if not open!”
Parents can opt out of on-campus learning, choosing distance learning at any time.
On Tuesday, the Texas Education Agency announced that students should be able to go back to their classrooms in the fall.
President Donald Trump says he will pressure governors to reopen schools and colleges this fall, arguing that some want to keep schools closed for political reasons against the will of families.
The Texas Education Agency announced guidelines for students to return to school, whether they choose to learn in a safe on-campus environment or remotely.
In a letter posted online, Interim President Jay Hartzell confirmed the news of "the COVID-19-related death of one of our custodial services team members" and says that it's the university's first death related to the coronavirus.
Come August 18, Austin ISD will offer full on-campus learning, hybrid, or 100% at-home learning options for students and families to feel safe.
The district says the debate to change the Rebel mascot has been going on for more than 20 years.
Under the plan, parents, not school administrators, will give out diplomas and turn tassels.
Students who are participating in the SEVP but are taking a full course load of only online classes, will no longer be permitted to remain within in the United States, according to ICE.
Some in Central Texas are planning to return to in-person instruction soon, while some are choosing to remain online while COVID-19 case numbers remain high.