Starting on Monday, April 6, distribution will start back up with a streamlined process that will implement increased safety measures.
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.
HISD and Houston Food Bank to offer daily food distribution at 35 campuses this week.
The plan includes a distance-learning curriculum that is designed to maintain productive instruction at all grade levels beginning Monday, March 23.
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.
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.
All of the known alleged victims were elementary school children, at 10 years old or younger.
Instead of informing parents about the investigation or removing James Bradley from teaching during the investigation, parents told FOX 26 that HISD left them uninformed while Bradley moved to another school.
The girl reportedly told investigators Bradley inappropriately touched her "a lot of times" and it made her feel sad.
46-year-old Houston ISD teacher, Raymon Williams, is accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old female student multiple times.
A 16-year-old girl will be charged as an adult in connection with the murder of her Lamar High School classmate. A judge issued the ruling on Monday.
HISD says the teacher was from Memorial Elementary school and they are cooperating with law enforcement in the investigation.
Sources tell FOX 26 that at least three HISD employees were placed on leave following the investigation into their provocative dress and dancing at a staff holiday party.
Houston ISD’s new, all-female board of trustees held its first meeting Thursday after four newly elected trustees were sworn in earlier that afternoon. At the swearing-in Thursday afternoon, Bellaire High School was brought up several times as board members worked to honor the memory of Cesar Cortes.
Madison High School gained national attention a few months ago when its principal, Carlotta Outley Brown, implemented a dress code for parents coming to the school. Some parents, like Johnson, felt what they saw in the video shows a double standard.
The Houston Federation of Teachers says the proposed state takeover of the Houston Independent School District is unconstitutional under U.S. and Texas law because it disenfranchises and discriminates against people based on race and national origin.
QB Luke Pardee and his team advanced to the playoffs for the first time in school history. The school opened in 2017.