Conroe ISD opts for remote learning for first 4 weeks of school year

Conroe ISD has opted for remote learning for all of its students for the beginning of the 2020-21 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Conroe ISD has opted for remote learning for all of its students for the beginning of the 2020-21 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Conroe ISD has opted for remote learning for all of its students for the beginning of the 2020-21 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Conroe ISD will begin the 2020-21 school year with remote learning for all of its students until Sept. 8, according to an update on the district’s website written by Superintendent Curtis Null.



The decision came after a continued rise in COVID-19 cases in the county and with advice from the Montgomery County Public Health District. Families are still encouraged to select either remote or in-person instruction for when campuses open.



“Whether we are able to begin offering Traditional In-Person Instruction will depend on whether our community is able to maintain a significant reduction in cases,” Null wrote.



The district will host a livestream July 23 at 6 p.m. to answer questions about the topic on its YouTube channel. The reopening website is also being updated regularly.

By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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