Read these coronavirus-related education stories from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of Central Texas.
Dripping Springs ISD band students put on porch concerts for neighbors as social distancing persists
Young instrumentalists in Dripping Springs have found a way to share music together and with their communities while still maintaining social distance over the past few weeks. Every evening at 7 p.m., band students from Sycamore Springs Middle School and other Dripping Springs ISD schools have taken to their front porches to play concerts.
Georgetown ISD moves meal distribution to once a day beginning April 14
Georgetown ISD announced in an April 9 letter to parents that it will combine its breakfast and lunch meal distributions beginning April 14.
Lake Travis ISD superintendent offers coronavirus updates in broadcast
Superintendent Brad Lancaster took to Facebook on April 9 to engage in a live video broadcast with the Lake Travis ISD community.
Leander ISD switches to phone registration for full-day pre-K
Leander ISD will use phones to register students for its first year of full-day pre-K.
Registration begins April 17 at all 27 LISD elementary schools. The registration was scheduled to be held at Grandview Hills and Pleasant Hill elementary schools, but coronavirus concerns prompted LISD to switch to phone registration, according to the district.
Need Wi-Fi access? This is where Austin ISD buses will be offering free Wi-Fi to students on weekdays
With Austin ISD now holding classes virtually for the ongoing 2019-20 school year, the district will begin using a fleet of school buses with WiFi hotspot capabilities to serve communities with low internet access and a high population of students.
Nicholas Cicale, Brian Perdue, Amy Rae Dadamo, Olivia Aldridge and Ali Linan contributed to this report.