Starting on Monday, April 6, distribution will start back up with a streamlined process that will implement increased safety measures.
"In accordance with the Guidelines from the President and the CDC, schools shall remain temporarily closed to in-person classroom attendance and shall not recommence before May 4, 2020."
Fox 26 and My20 kicked off “Classes At Home”, specifically for Houston area children because school buildings may be closed but young brains are still open for business and ready to learn.
The cancellation will remain in effect as the district reevaluates its process for safely delivering this service to students and families.
The district, in collaboration with the Houston Food Bank, has assisted more than 22,000 households at food distribution sites since March 14, with plans to continue the program next week at 39 sites.
Texas A&M University announced it will postpone its Spring 2020 graduation ceremony. The university says it plans to deliver diplomas in the mail.
HISD and Houston Food Bank to offer daily food distribution at 35 campuses this week.
Gov. Abbott is also asking the federal government to waive federal testing requirements.
Schools across the country will be closing beginning Monday as fears of the spread of the coronavirus continue. This will create a unique situation where students will be expected to begin distance learning or online courses during that time despite not actually being at school.
The plan includes a distance-learning curriculum that is designed to maintain productive instruction at all grade levels beginning Monday, March 23.
Donald Trump announced his administration will waive interest on federally owned student loans.
The announcement comes after a number of Texas universities announced that they were going to be extending their spring breaks.
Parents of HISD students are not concerned that some teachers are under self-quarantine, but they are worried that spring break travel can bring back the virus to the Houston area.
The Houston Independent School District has no confirmed cases of COVID-19. However, acting out of an abundance of caution, several individuals have been placed on a 14-day self-quarantine.
Youngsters, by the way, are certainly watching coverage of COVID-19. We sat down with a group of Journalism and Yearbook students in Alief who have questions and concerns.
The Tomball Police Department is investigating a teacher who has been suspended for having an inappropriate relationship with a student at Concordia Lutheran High School.
Nearly two years after the Santa Fe High School massacre, Santa Fe ISD has approved teachers having guns in classrooms.
Like all public schools, students pay nothing to attend. So what makes Idea Public Schools so unique?
Since sanitizing your hands and shared surfaces are among the best ways to combat coronavirus, HISD bus drivers are asking the district to provide hospital-grade disinfectant so the buses can be cleaned.
James Madison High School has been placed under lockdown on Thursday due to reports of suspicious activity in the area.