Seeking to attract more substitute teachers, Chisum ISD approved an increase in pay at Monday night’s meeting. The district — along with all the other schools in Lamar County — is finding a critical shortage of substitutes thanks to Covid-19.
The Chisum ISD board of trustees will look into the pay rate for substitute teachers at Monday night’s meeting.
Covid-19 cases remain steady at Red River Valley schools while the number of cases reported in Lamar County surge with an additional 207 cases reported last week by the Paris/Lamar County Health District.
The number of students quarantined because of close contact at school with individuals testing positive for Covid-19 continues to climb.
Since Prairiland ISD decided to halt remote learning plans, other Lamar County school districts are discussing how online learning is difficult for their students and their parents.
Community members are asked to join by showing their support for Lamar County teachers by lighting up their own homes and/or businesses with blue lights or ribbons this week.
Chisum Independent School District students, faculty and staff and voting taxpayers continually prepare for success.
Chisum ISD reports first Covid-19 case while Clarksville ISD and Detroit ISD remain free of the novel coronavirus among Red River Valley schools.
Covid-19 infections continue at some Red River Valley schools while others remain free of the novel coronavirus.
With the exception of Clarksville ISD and Detroit ISD, all schools in the Red River Valley are reporting at least one confirmed Covid-19 case among students and/or staff members.
As of Thursday, every district in the region, with the exception of Clarksville and Detroit, has at least one staff member or student out with the novel coronavirus. As of press time, it was not clear whether Rivercrest had reported a confirmed case.
Starting Sept. 8, Texas education officials will require all school districts to fill out forms weekly reporting new cases, including whether the infections occurred on or off campus and if the campus closed as a result.
“I just soon stay home and sleep,” Prairiland ISD sixth grade student Jayden Smith said Monday about the first day of school.
The state is facing “a severe drop in revenue” as lawmakers look to fund state programs already in place, State Rep. Gary VanDeaver said Tuesday during a visit with the Kiwanis Club of Paris. Education remains a priority, he said.
An expensive project, school districts step up sanitization efforts to protect students and staff as campuses resume classes amidst continuous Covid-10 outbreak.
Texas' low number of tests and large percentage of positive results suggest inadequacies in the state's public health surveillance effort at a time when school reopenings are certain to increase viral spread, health experts said.
Chisum ISD entered into an appraised value limitation agreement with Mockingbird Solar Center LLC at Monday night’s meeting, and set a lower tax rate.
Chisum ISD will look at the timeline for the budgeting process and the proposed tax rate at Monday night’s meeting.
Abbott’s decision to curb the role of local health authorities in school reopening decisions has added to the ongoing conflict between him and local governments during the pandemic, with mayors and judges voicing frustration over having their hands tied by the state’s response.
Chisum ISD has changed its start date for the second time in as many weeks.
Both North Lamar and Chisum ISDs will take a look next week at a new solar farm project in western Lamar County.