CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: State task force to address teacher shortage; recent developments in Round Rock, Hutto and more top news

The task force will meet monthly for one year to discuss potential solutions for the statewide teacher staffing shortages. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The task force will meet monthly for one year to discuss potential solutions for the statewide teacher staffing shortages. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The task force will meet monthly for one year to discuss potential solutions for the statewide teacher staffing shortages. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of March 14.

Note: The following stories were published between March 10-11.

Statewide

TEA forms Teacher Vacancy Task Force to address staffing challenges in Texas schools

The Texas Education Agency on March 10 announced the creation of a Teacher Vacancy Task Force that will bring together superintendents, teachers, human resource officers and other stakeholders from districts across the state.



Austin metro

Plans for new $3M Pflugerville Medical Complex and 4 more commercial projects filed recently in Round Rock, Hutto


This daily commercial project roundup helps identify what is being built in the community.

Shake Shack confirms plans for Round Rock location, opening date uncertain

Shake Shack representatives confirmed plans to open a Round Rock location to city officials March 8, noting an opening date had not been set.

Whitewater Amphitheater in New Braunfels receives national recognition as top outdoor music venue

Located along the Guadalupe River and 11 miles from the Gruene Historic District, Whitewater Amphitheater has played host to a wide variety of musicians since it opened in 2007.

Dallas-Fort Worth metro

Rockfish Seafood & Grill closes original location in Plano


After 24 years in Plano, Rockfish Seafood & Grill closed its original location at 4701 W. Park Blvd., Ste. 105, in early February.

Lauren Canterberry, Morgan O'Neal, William Wadsack and Brooke Sjoberg contributed to this report.