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New Guidelines Released for 2020-21 School Year

New guidelines for 2020-2021 school year.

With classes soon to resume for the 2020-21 school year, many districts have been in talks about what the year will look like. The Texas Education Agency has released guidelines that schools will have to follow, including:

  • On-campus and virtual learning – Schools must offer daily on-campus attendance for students unless a campus is closed. Parents can ask that students be taught virtually if they so choose.
  • Social distancing – Students are encouraged to social distance, and desks should be spaced 6 feet apart when space allows.
  • Screenings – Teachers and staff members will be required to “self-screen” for COVID-19 each day. Campus visitors will also be screened for COVID-19.

For more guidelines for the 2020-21 school year, click here.