The mask requirement doesn't apply to students younger than 10. The Texas Education Agency guidelines also require schools to post coronavirus prevention plans and encourage hand-washing.
Texas school administrators had been waiting for word from the Texas Education Agency on whether public schools will reopen in the fall with or without restrictions as result of the spreading coronavirus. A draft plan last month showed the TEA was planning to reopen schools without restricti…
A new statewide report from the TEA shows that more than 600,000 students didn't complete assignments or respond to teacher outreach during the pandemic.
A high-tension hearing is expected Monday as the Texas State Board of Education begins considering changes to its statewide policy for health education, including teaching middle schoolers about contraception.
"It will be safe for Texas public school students, teachers, and staff to return to school campuses for in-person instruction this fall," said Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath.
"The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all.” Clarksville High School graduated 37 students with a message of hope.
Daily temperature checks and supervised hand-washing are some of the safety rules for schools that decide to hold in-person classes this summer, under new guidance from the Texas Education Agency.
Clarksville High School will host an in-person graduation on June 6 in the New Century Club Stadium at 10 a.m.
The Clarksville ISD board of trustees held its normally scheduled meeting on Thursday via Zoom call. At the meeting, scheduling for activities during the Head Start program has been moved around to optimize time for students and staff.
“I think TEA is doing the best they can under the circumstances,” Prairiland Superintendent Jeff Ballard said. “I do appreciate the communication we have received from them.”
Gov. Greg Abbott has signed an executive order closing Texas schools through May 4 and ordering non-essential businesses to close during the coronavirus pandemic.
It’s not easy for some parents to transition to a home schooling environment at such short notice. Two kindergarten teachers and an experienced homeschooling mother say the best advice is to be organized and diligent, Also, to continue to breathe and relax.
With Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to waive student testing requirements amid an extended COVID-19 school break, local superintendents were freed to concentrate on instituting remote learning opportunities so students don’t fall behind.
The COVID-19 school break for Lamar County students will continue through March 27, a decision made this afternoon by the county's superintendents.
Although there are no reported cases of COVID-19 in Lamar and surrounding counties, schools will remain closed for an additional week of spring break, according to school officials.
With the flu already chipping away at student attendance rates during a global coronavirus outbreak, local school administrators are taking proactive steps to provide their students a healthy atmosphere.
From the earliest spirituals sung by enslaved African Americans to Billie Holiday’s jazz vocals to the legendary Ray Charles, Cheatham Elementary School students were treated to the sounds and stories of black music makers.
Local voters in August supported Clarksville ISD’s tax ratification request to prevent compression of its property tax rate, as called for by new state funding formulas, and the move is paying off for the district.
The district and its teachers have made changes in real time as Superintendent Kermit Ward's study progressed in order to better meet the needs of the students and to get those who are behind caught up.
The board on Thursday approved an agreement with Live Oak Public Finance LLC and met with architects proposing designs for a new school, Superintendent Kermit Ward said.
Candidate filing is over, and now campaigning can start for nonpartisan elections in cities and school districts across Northeast Texas.