ROUNDUP: Schools adapt to long-term closure and other Houston education news

Houston ISD is distributing food at 25 sites the week of April 20. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)
Houston ISD is distributing food at 25 sites the week of April 20. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)

Houston ISD is distributing food at 25 sites the week of April 20. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)

Here are some of the latest developments from school districts in the Houston area.

Houston ISD updates food distribution sites for April 20-25

Houston ISD is distributing food to families at various schools this week.

Katy ISD announces school closures for remainder of 2019-20 school year after Gov. Greg Abbott’s order

Katy ISD will continue online classes and meal distribution for the rest of the school year following Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order April 17 to keep schools closed.



Fort Bend ISD will continue online learning for rest of school year; graduation postponed to July

Fort Bend ISD pre-empted Abbott’s order, announcing its schools will remain closed April 14.

Schools adapt as COVID-19 causes long-term closures

As schools adjust to offering classes online, Pearland, Alvin and Friendswood ISDs are supporting their students by maintaining open communication and providing technology and other resources.

Fort Bend ISD Superintendent Charles Dupre participates in countywide education town hall

The superintendents of Fort Bend ISD, Lamar CISD, Stafford MSD and Needville ISD spoke with Fort Bend County Judge KP George in a virtual town hall on the state of public education during the coronavirus outbreak.

Matt Dulin, Jen Para, Claire Shoop and Morgan Slutzky contributed to this report.