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Local News
Statewide News
Many Texas families say remote learning isn’t working and they want it fixed
Educators criticize state leaders for delaying key decisions, frequently reversing course, and sending conflicting messages, which has led to stress and lack of preparation for parents and students.
TEA Relaxes COVID-19 Closure Guidelines; Schools Can Go Virtual But May Need To Make Up Time
New guidelines allow schools to go virtual to cover staffing shortages and allow for up to 14 days virtual learning due to COVID cases. Schools may choose to go virtual at any time, but any days with uncovered reason per guidelines will only be credited for as half days and must be made up at a later time this school year.
National News
Biden Plans to Roll Back Trump-Era Education Policies
President-elect Biden aims to expand resources for public schools, restore civil rights protections such as for transgender students, and implement stricter accountability systems for charter schools.
It's Official: National Test Is Postponed Due to COVID-19 Concerns
The recent surge in Covid-19 cases caused the US Department of Education to postpone the 2021 National Assessment of Educational Progress, a standardized test administered annually since the 1970s which allows state-state comparison of school performance.
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