The TEA commissioner warned the state’s learning loss could reduce lifetime earnings for Texas students, costing the Texas economy an estimated $2 trillion. But there is some positive outlook on the horizon.
Plaintiffs say Abbott’s order denies children with disabilities, who are at a high risk of illness and death from the coronavirus, access to public education.
Hays Consolidated Independent School District school board approved over 4 million dollars for the district to install air purifiers in classrooms.
Sha’Niyah “Nienie” McGee, a junior at Berkner High School, and Eroletta Piascyk, a teacher at the Christa McAuliffe Learning Center, both died from COVID-19 complications.
The COVID-19 risk among children has increased amid the delta variant and the start of the school year, a pediatricians group said.
It is possible that, depending on how quickly the FDA offers approval, the shots could become available earlier in November, according to one official.
The studies found that school districts without a universal masking policy in place were more likely to have COVID-19 outbreaks.
Public schools have struggled for years with teacher shortages, particularly in math, science, special education and languages. But the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the problem.
The Dallas ISD superintendent says he is not changing its mask policy as the federal government is investigating what they call possible civil rights violations by the Texas Education Agency.
The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights launched the investigation just days after the TEA quietly updated its public health guidance.
Burnet CISD says that the calendar revisions were made in order to address campus closures earlier this month due to a large number of staff absences.
Round Rock Independent School District recently had to cut a meeting short due to frequent outbursts from the community.
Recent data showed those 17 and younger are seeing a significant spike in cases. Of this age group those between 5 and 10 years old, reported the most.
COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be held at upcoming San Marcos High home football games at Toyota Rattler Stadium.
Travis County reached the grim milestone of surpassing 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, something Mayor Steve Adler outlined in an open letter to the public.
The latest UT Southwestern report shows pediatric COVID hospitalizations have more than doubled since January. Many teachers are choosing to retire early due to the pandemic. Students continue to face learning loss. Many are hospitalized with COVID-19.
A district court ruled Tuesday that Paris ISD doesn't have the authority to add a mask mandate to its dress code and issued a temporary injunction halting the measure.
There was about a 240% increase in pediatric COVID-19 cases from early July to early September, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Former Texas GOP Chairman James Dickey and Jason Smith from Progress Texas talk about the lawsuits being brought against school districts over mask mandates.
Dallas ISD announced Monday that students 12 and older who are fully vaccinated are eligible for a one-time $50 incentive.