Area teachers speak up about coronavirus and more Round Rock ISD news

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As fall semester nears, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto teachers express concerns over health, safety

“We want to feel protected,” said Lauren Lansford, an English instructor at Cedar Ridge High School in Round Rock. “This isn't about us wanting to stay home. This is about us wanting to reach students in a safe way."

70% of Round Rock ISD families opt for virtual learning when campuses reopen

In a few days, Round Rock ISD students, staff and teachers will begin the fall semester. For the first three weeks, 100% of students will participate in remote learning. However, beginning Sept. 10, parents have a choice to send their children to campus or continue with virtual instruction, and based on a district survey, nearly 70% of students are expected to continue as distance learners.

Round Rock ISD's curbside meals resume Aug. 20. Here's what you need to know

With Round Rock ISD classes beginning 100% virtually Aug. 20, the district announced Aug. 10 it will also resume its curbside meal services for students on the first day of school. For services provided during the first three weeks of the school year, families are asked to fill out an online meal form and request services by Aug. 17.

Kelsey Thompson and Taylor Jackson Buchanan contributed to this report.