ROUNDUP: Houston-area school districts respond to governor’s order closing schools for rest of year

Following an order issued by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Spring ISD announced schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year in an April 17 news release. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Following an order issued by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Spring ISD announced schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year in an April 17 news release. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Following an order issued by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Spring ISD announced schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year in an April 17 news release. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

On April 17, Gov. Greg Abbott announced all schools in Texas will remain closed for the rest of the school year to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Read more about how this order is affecting school districts in the Greater Houston area below.

UPDATED: Conroe, Willis and Montgomery ISD close schools for remainder of school year

Conroe, Willis and Montgomery ISDs will continue online instruction through May 22.

Spring ISD to remain closed through the end of 2019-20 school year; project-based learning plans announced

Spring ISD students will complete project-based learning plans designed for each grade level to finish out the school year.



Magnolia ISD to close schools through end of 2019-20 school year

In a statement, Magnolia ISD announced it will provide more information on continued remote learning this week.

Klein ISD closes schools through end of 2019-20 school year

Following the governor’s order, Klein ISD announced its closures and a plan for modified grading criteria.

Humble ISD, New Caney ISD to remain closed for remainder of 2019-20 school year following state mandate

While Humble and New Caney ISDs will continue to provide meals through the end of the school year, plans for graduation ceremonies remain unclear.

Cy-Fair ISD responds to Gov. Abbott’s order to close schools for remainder of 2019-20 academic year

Cy-Fair ISD’s Learning at Home program will continue through the end of the semester May 28.

Tomball ISD to remain closed through end of 2019-20 school year

Tomball ISD Superintendent Martha Salazar-Zamora said the district is planning to hold in-person graduation ceremonies in July.

Andy Li, Hannah Zedaker, Kelly Schafler, Danica Smithwick and Dylan Sherman contributed to this report.