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Families of some special education students in Texas may be eligible for $1,500 in aid to offset pandemic challenges
To offset learning gaps, state funding will be available for tutoring, therapy, digital resources, or other services approved by the Texas Education Agency to help address special education students’ individual learning plans.
Coronavirus cases in Texas schools remain low, but trend points upward
Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath said that caseloads in schools remain below 1%, but overall trends are rising across the state among students, teachers, and staffers.
National News
A Rising Number of U.S. Children Have The Option of In-Person School
Data tracking from school websites indicates that more than 60% of U.S. public K-12 students are attending schools that offer in-person learning, every day or in a hybrid schedule of in-person and online learning.
Districts Anxious About Plunge in Meal-Program Applicants
The drop in students applying for free and reduced-price meals could decrease the aid that districts receive for in-school and out-of-school academic and social services.
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