Lewisville ISD delays start to school year, Texana Grill opens in McKinney: Most popular news from DFW

Lewisville ISD is adjusting its 2020-21 academic calendar to prepare for online learning. (Anna Herod/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lewisville ISD is adjusting its 2020-21 academic calendar to prepare for online learning. (Anna Herod/Community Impact Newspaper)

Lewisville ISD is adjusting its 2020-21 academic calendar to prepare for online learning. (Anna Herod/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Lewisville ISD delays start for 2020-21 school year

Lewisville ISD is changing its start date for the 2020-21 school year to Aug. 19.

LISD board members approved the amendment to the 2020-21 academic calendar at a special meeting July 14.

New restaurant Texana Grill to open in former location of El Corazon in McKinney



Texana Grill, a new restaurant offering a menu inspired by the Texas Hill Country, opened for to-go orders July 16.

Texas restaurants, businesses not required to disclose positive COVID-19 cases

Amid public health concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurants and businesses across Texas are looking for guidance in the event that employees test positive for the virus.

Denton County public health clarifies its authority in schools

The Texas Education Agency lists local health authorities alongside the governor and the state health department as those who have the power to close schools on its COVID-19 support and guidance webpage.

McKinney ISD asking parents to decide if their students will attend class virtually or in person this fall

McKinney ISD families are being asked to review the district’s policies for the upcoming school year and decide whether students will be returning to classes in person or attending school online.

Liesbeth Powers, Miranda Jaimes and Ian Pribanic contributed to this report.



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