Read updates on how local school districts and colleges are reacting in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

San Marcos CISD and Hays CISD extend school closure through May 4

San Marcos CISD and Hays CISD extended the suspension of normal school operations until at least May 4, following Gov. Greg Abbott’s order that all schools in the state stay closed through that date.

Round Rock ISD cancels April 3 Chromebook distribution due to weather

Round Rock ISD has canceled its April 3 Chromebook distribution services due to inclement weather, the district announced in an April 2 news release.

Leander ISD releases laptop distribution schedule for elementary students

Leander ISD will begin distributing Chromebook laptops to elementary school students over three days beginning April 7, according to a news release.

'I definitely was disappointed': Southwestern University students reflect on a year cut short

For a year and half, Southwestern University senior and theater major Clayton Brooks had been planning for his senior capstone production of “Stupid F##king Bird."

Austin Community College offers students pass or no-pass options for shortened semester

Austin Community College will offer students a pass or no-pass option for spring semester classes in response to the impact coronavirus has had on classes, the community college announced April 1.

Evelin Garcia, Kelsey Thompson, Brian Perdue, Ali Linan and Iain Oldman contributed to this report.