Dallas ISD superintendent Michael Hinojosa was facing a new school year situated firmly, it seemed, between a rock and a hard place.
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With about 30 days to go until the opening of the fair, the State Fair of Texas publicized its latest COVID-19 health and safety guidelines this week.
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Fifth grader (and People Newspaper’s youngest intern) John Erickson explains his feelings about his return to school.
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Researchers at UT Southwestern warned this week that COVID-19 hospitalizations in Dallas and Tarrant Counties could exceed January surge levels in September.
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During a four-hour session in a meeting room packed with neighbors divided over COVID-19 protocols, a high school junior stepped up to plead with Highland Park ISD trustees.
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More than 120 physicians – many with children in Highland Park ISD – signed on to a letter calling on Superintendent Dr. Tom Trigg and the school board to improve upon the district’s COVID protocols. (Read time: 2.7 minutes)Read more
After hearing arguments for and against whether a mask mandate falls under the purview of the local health authority or the governor on Tuesday, a district court judge ruled that Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins’ mask mandate can continue.
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For a second year, school is starting with a rapidly changing landscape thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. And because of that, parents and school staff alike are faced with making decisions based on circumstances that can change within a moment’s notice.
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Texas private schools are allowed to make decisions based on keeping their students and staff healthy. Why aren’t public schools allowed to do the same?
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The Food and Drug Administration Monday morning announced it had granted full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine, making it the first vaccine to move beyond the emergency use status.
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Nearly 50 school districts across Texas have enacted some sort of mask requirement, and after vowing to end that, Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton were dealt a blow from the entirely Republican Texas Supreme Court.
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