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Willis ISD will keep schools closed until at least May 4. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Willis ISD will keep schools closed until at least May 4. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Willis ISD will keep schools closed until at least May 4. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Read these coronavirus-related education stories from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of North Houston.

Willis ISD superintendent talks sports, special education, success in remote learning

Willis ISD has had to make some tough calls as a result of the coronavirus.

For one, the district has postponed its $175 million bond election from May 2 to Nov. 23. It canceled its graduation ceremonies for the senior class of 2020, according to a Facebook post April 9. And, like public school districts across the state, it has shifted classes to e-learning until at least May 4.

BREAKING: Spring ISD Child Nutrition worker who distributed meals tests positive for coronavirus

A Spring ISD Child Nutrition worker who assisted with curbside meal distribution has tested positive for the coronavirus, SISD officials confirmed April 13.

The Woodlands-area students work together to donate 500 masks to The Woodlands Fire Department

After determining the best method for assembling homemade face masks, a group of students in The Woodlands made a donation of 500 masks April 9 with more planned for the future.

Magnolia ISD outlines grading, grade-level advancement standards during remote learning

Beginning April 13, Magnolia ISD students will be graded on remote learning assignments, according to MISD information released April 9. The district released grading guidelines in effect during the remote learning period as well as a breakdown of the standards a student must meet to advance to the next grade level.

Lone Star College moves drop date, refunds for students to May 1

Lone Star College announced it has moved its drop date—the day for students to drop out of classes with a refund if they have been impacted by coronavirus—to May 1.

Eva Vigh, Andrew Christman, Hannah Zedaker and Anna Lotz contributed to this report.