Cy-Fair ISD prepares to transition to home-based learning methods

Materials will be presented online, and packets will be available for students with no internet access. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Materials will be presented online, and packets will be available for students with no internet access. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Materials will be presented online, and packets will be available for students with no internet access. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Cy-Fair ISD Superintendent Mark Henry released a statement March 20 announcing plans for the district’s Learning at Home program, which is set to launch March 23. As of March 20, campuses were slated to be closed until after the Easter holiday with in-person classes returning Monday, April 13, due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.

District parents will be receiving communication of the program over the weekend, and teachers will contact their students March 23. Materials will be presented online, and packets will be available for students with no internet access, he said.

Henry also assured district employees in a video message that they would continue to receive their normal pay rates while schools are closed.

Henry reminded students, parents and employees that the state waived State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness requirements for the year, and University Interscholastic League activities were suspended until May 4.

“Our school district and our country are amidst an unprecedented event,” Henry said in a statement. “I appreciate your patience and your support during this public health crisis.”


For the latest information regarding these transitions, visit www.cfisd.net.
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By Danica Smithwick

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper in May 2016 after graduating with a journalism degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She covers public education, local government, business, demographic trends, real estate development, nonprofits and more in the Cy-Fair community.


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