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With New Guidance From The State, Marfa ISD Weighs Options as School Year Looms

By Carlos Morales With the start of the school year only weeks away, parents with children at Marfa Independent School District are eying the fall with trepidation as administrators struggle to navigate the latest guidance from the state.

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Texas Classrooms Can Stay Closed This fall Without Losing State Funding If Local Health Officials Order It

By Aliyya Swaby, Texas Tribune Local public health officials will be able to keep Texas schools closed for in-person instruction this fall without risking state education funding, a Texas Education Agency spokesperson confirmed to The Texas Tribune on Wednesday.

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Texas Students Will Return To School Campuses This Fall, Gov. Greg Abbott Tells Lawmakers

By Aliyya Swaby, Texas Tribune Texas students will be returning to public schools in person this fall, Gov. Greg Abbott told state lawmakers Thursday morning. The state’s top education officials confirmed the plans in a statement to The Texas Tribune.

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At Sierra Blanca ISD, Administrators Prepare for an Uncertain Future

By Carlos Morales Earlier this year, the Texas Education Agency announced Sierra Blanca’s Independent School District was one of 4 districts in the state to have its accreditation revoked. The district, in rural west Texas, failed to meet the state’s … Continue reading

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Voters Approve Fort Davis ISD Tax Increase

Voters in Fort Davis have approved an increased tax rate for the Fort Davis school district. The measure to increase the rate from $1.04 to 1.17 passed in early voting and in the regular election on Tuesday, but the results were close – … Continue reading

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