Leander ISD to receive masks, gloves, sanitizer from Texas Education Agency

The Texas Education Agency will distribute personal protective equipment to every ISD in Texas, the TEA announced June 12.

According to LISD Superintendent Bruce Gearing, Leander ISD is scheduled to receive 368,824 masks, 92,206 reusable masks, 146,382 gloves, 3,794 gallons of hand sanitizer and 303 thermometers by Aug. 1.


The TEA on June 16 released guidelines for reopening school campuses.

LISD is still researching different teaching methods for the 2020-21 school year, from traditional learning to remote learning to hybrids of the two. A decision by the board of trustees is expected at the July 23 meeting.

The school year starts Aug. 13.
By Brian Perdue
Brian Perdue is the editor of the Lake Travis-Westlake and Northwest Austin editions of Community Impact Newspaper. A native of Virginia's Appalachian Mountains, he has been a journalist since 1992, living and working in Virginia, Washington D.C., Hawaii's Big Island, Southern California and Florida before moving to Austin in 2019.


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