Draft policy: Plano ISD to require masks, take other health measures if students return to campuses in fall
The policies, while subject to change, represent the fullest picture yet of what a return to classrooms could look like if Plano ISD schools are able to reopen in the fall.
Approximately 67% of families said they intend to send their students to school in-person, while 32% have chosen to remain online, according to a survey from the district.
Gov. Greg Abbott waived the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, testing requirements in March of earlier this year in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Q&A: Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. David Corry discusses immunity, vaccine production amid COVID-19 pandemic
Rapid development and distribution of a vaccine worldwide and successful achievement of herd immunity will be key players in determining the lifespan of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Dr. David Corry, a professor of Medicine in the Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology Section at Baylor College of Medicine.
Thousands of cases have been confirmed in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, but insufficient testing capacity and the prevalence of asymptomatic carriers mean scientists have an incomplete picture of the virus’s impact on the region.
State announces partnership for increased COVID-19 testing for patients, staff at assisted-living facilities, nursing homes
These test sites will help the state work toward the goal of processing up to 100,000 tests in the first month.
The business has another location on Hillcrest Road in Dallas.
If an employee of a business or restaurant tests positive for COVID-19, establishments are encouraged, but not required, to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state guidelines.
The 2020 show will mark the event’s 13th anniversary.
Frisco chamber to host State of the City, Crayola Experience reopens in Plano: Business, community news from DFW
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expanded the restrictions that initially required only hospitals in Bexar, Dallas, Harris, and Travis counties to postpone all non-medically necessary surgeries and procedures that are unrelated to COVID-19.
According to the Dallas County Elections Office, 41,901 county residents have cast ballots in person since polls opened.
The restaurant serves a variety of dishes, such as sakhuu stuffed wings, Bangkok lo mein noodles and panang curry.
The city collected $3.2 million in sales tax in May, which is up from the $2.9 million collected at the same time last year, according to data from the Texas Comptroller’s Office.
The University Interscholastic League released udpated guidelines for schools conducting summer activities such as sports training and marching band practices on July 8.
As of July 7, 15,423 votes had been cast in person, and 5,173 mail-in ballots were received.
For individuals who have not responded to the 2020 census, one of about 500,000 census takers will visit the their household between Aug. 11-Oct. 31.
The transit agency anticipates continued declines due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19 as well as major event cancellations, such as the State Fair of Texas, which brought millions of riders to DART.
Federal order means thousands of UT Dallas exchange students must return to in-person learning this fall
International students are limited in the number of online classes they can take outside of a pandemic, but those restrictions were relaxed earlier this year when COVID-19 forced many universities to shut down.
The program offers parents instructional videos for teaching children how to swim at home or in a local pool.
The guidelines address on-campus activities, attendance requirements, and health and safety precautions that should be enforced at Texas schools this year.
Bavarian Grill in Plano fights to stay afloat, SK Arms opens in Flower Mound: Business and community news from Dallas-Fort Worth
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The city continues to see fewer cases of the coronavirus compared to surrounding areas.
The second phase of reopening announced July 7 expanded services offered at driver license offices.
The guidelines released by ICE require foreign students to take mostly in-person classes to stay in the U.S. on education visas.