Some Dallas and Fort Worth students will return to in-person learning Monday as part of the districts' plans to bring students back in phases.
In a 5-4 vote, trustees decided to extend online learning and give students the option to return to the classroom October 19 instead of the original date of October 5.
Teachers protested outside Fort Worth ISD Tuesday ahead of a vote to possibly extend online learning to the end of October. They want that extension, fearing for their health.
Despite a warning from a top health official, students in the Fort Worth Independent School District will be allowed back into the classroom in just a few weeks.
Fort Worth ISD's superintendent recommended that students who choose to can return to in-class instruction starting Oct. 5.
Fort Worth ISD experienced some minor technical challenges on its first day of virtual learning of the new school year.
In-person learning starts Tuesday in a number of school districts across North Texas. The two largest districts – Dallas and Fort Worth ISDs – will start online-only.
As COVID-19 infection rates stabilize in Tarrant County, Fort Worth ISD administrators are optimistic the district may be able to return to in-person classes sooner than later.
Some Fort Worth families protested at the school district’s headquarters on what would have been the first day of school. They are upset about online learning.
Some things must go on and the Tarrant County Back to School Roundup was one of them. There were no haircuts or hugs this year but parents were still able to pick up free school supplies.
Fort Worth ISD has pushed back the start of the school year until Sept. 8. All students will start off with four weeks of virtual learning.
As uncertainty remains for parents and teachers planning to return to a fall school schedule, the Fort Worth Independent School District is hoping to clear up confusion and ease minds.
Fort Worth ISD says it still plans to start school on time, but it will follow the county's order and offer online-only learning for the first few weeks.
Fort Worth ISD shared its plan with in-person and virtual options from the start.
Tarrant County leaders are considering an emergency health order, like the one Dallas County issued, that forces school districts to teach classes online only for the first few weeks of school.
Tarrant county's health director said on Tuesday the best scenario for the start of the school year is "online-only learning.”
North Texas educators are asking Governor Greg Abbott to let them teach remotely for a month-and-a-half to more than two months to start the new school year.
Wednesday was the first day of Fort Worth ISD’S mandatory online registration, where parents will let the district know of their intentions when classes resume in August.
Fort Worth ISD moved two graduations up earlier in the day to avoid Tarrant County’s order requiring people to wear face masks in public.
The Texas Education Agency gave schools some ideas for the upcoming school year, but not as much as expected.