How Houston-area school districts are responding to coronavirus

Alvin and Friendswood ISD move to support underserved students as classes start online. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Alvin and Friendswood ISD move to support underserved students as classes start online. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Alvin and Friendswood ISD move to support underserved students as classes start online. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Here are some updates from the last week on how school districts across the Greater Houston area are adapting during the coronavirus outbreak.

Alvin ISD & Friendswood ISD

Alvin and Friendswood ISDs have both taken steps to ensure that their students have access to instruction as school closures continue. To learn more, click here.

Clear Creek ISD

Elections for two seats in Clear Creek ISD will be postponed until Nov. 3 after board members voted March 23 to delay them. To learn more, click here.

Conroe ISD

Conroe ISD seniors are expected to graduate on time despite the district’s prolonged closure, according to a Facebook livestream March 25. To learn more, click here.

Cy-Fair ISD

Cy-Fair ISD launched its districtwide Learning at Home program March 23 to provide instruction while campuses are closed due to the coronavirus. To learn more, click here.

Fort Bend ISD

Because of concerns over the coronavirus, the Fort Bend ISD board of trustees unanimously voted March 23 to postpone the scheduled May 2 election. To learn more, click here.

Humble ISD

The Humble ISD board of trustees approved a resolution March 24 to declare a public health emergency and to ensure teachers and staff will continue to be paid. To learn more, click here.

Katy ISD

The district will continue to serve free meals March 30-April 3 to children age 18 and younger while the district is temporarily closed. To learn more, click here.

Klein ISD

Klein ISD will not be issuing the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness tests in the 2019-20 school year. To learn more, click here.

Magnolia ISD

Magnolia ISD pushed its graduation ceremonies back from May 23 to May 30, the district announced March 26. To learn more, click here.

Montgomery ISD

As the district prepares for distance learning, Montgomery ISD officials have prepared 680 laptops to send to students. To learn more, click here.

Pearland ISD

Pearland ISD Education Foundation’s fundraising gala, originally scheduled for March 21, has been postponed until May due to the coronavirus. To learn more, click here.

Tomball ISD

Graduation ceremonies scheduled for May 30 have been postponed, TISD Superintendent Martha Salazar-Zamora announced March 25. To learn more, click here.

Willis ISD

The Willis ISD board of trustees approved moving its May 2 bond elections to Nov. 3 during a special meeting March 27. To learn more, click here.

Adriana Rezal, Andy Li, Anna Lotz, Claire Shoop, Colleen Ferguson, Danica Smithwick, Eva Vigh, Jen Para, Kelly Schafler and Morgan Slutzky contributed to this report.



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