Education News

Texas’ Ban On School Mask Mandates Draws Federal Investigation For Possibly Violating The Rights Of Students With Disabilities

Posted on · The U.S. Department of Education announced the inquiry days after the Texas Education Agency quietly updated its guidance to say school districts can’t require masks.

Town Square

What Does COVID Safety Look Like As Houston ISD Returns To The Classroom?

Posted on · Education and medical experts discuss local back-to-school COVID policies and safety. Plus, a parent in Lamar Consolidated ISD shares her personal story about what her young children are facing as they return to a school without a mask mandate.

Politics

Texas Supreme Court Sides With Gov. Abbott In Mask Mandate Battle

Posted on · The Texas Supreme Court on Sunday struck down temporary restraining orders that empowered Bexar and Dallas counties to institute mask mandates. The elected Republican body offered Gov. Greg Abbott his first court victory in the fight over local emergency power.