Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins reported 850 COVID-19 cases and seven deaths on Wednesday.
A few small, rural school districts have already shut down due to a rash of COVID-19 cases, but most North Texas districts don’t have set benchmarks for what would trigger a COVID-19 related shutdown. Most local districts say they will make the call on a case-by-case basis. Learn more with the Dallas Morning News.
Fort Worth ISD has joined a lawsuit against Governor Abbott challenging his ability to ban mask mandates after a school board vote last night. The governor’s ban on mask mandates has become legal quagmire, with different levels of the justice system disagreeing on its legality. Read on with KERA.