The American Civil Liberties Union sent letters to nearly 500 school districts, asking them to revise dress code policies that discriminate based on sex and race, including Idalou, Shallowater, Levelland and Frenship ISD.
It’s been three weeks since school started for Lubbock ISD and Superintendent Dr. Kathy Rollo says she is pleased that cases in the district are from outside exposure, saying there is no evidence of community spread.
As schools across the South Plains plan to head back to school, some districts are making changes to lunchtimes due to COVID-19. Leaders from Frenship and Lubbock-Cooper ISD shared some of the changes they’ll have on campus for this upcoming school year.
Not only is spanking seldom used, but it is also a liability for Texas educators. There is no immunity if an educator is found abusing corporal punishment. In addition, the parent consent form might not be enough to prevent a legal battle.
With all of the school supplies and other expenses, some families may be looking for some help getting clothes as students head back to school. There are many places in Lubbock that help residents get clothes including school uniforms.
Dr. Esther Schwartz is a health psychologist at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She said children can vary a lot in their excitement or apprehension about school, and that is totally normal.
Lubbock Habitat for Humanity will be partnering with Children's Hope, a non-profit providing a nurturing home for abused children, for a school supply drive Saturday, August 10th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Restore 8004 Indiana Ave B-8.
Saturday morning, area bikers donated and took backpacks to the Children’s Home Of Lubbock. It’s a part of the third annual Back To School Bike Run. Backpacks of all colors and sizes along with school supplies were donated and given to the children at the home.
From July 17 through July 28, guests are encouraged to purchase school supplies and drop them into barrels located near the entrance of any United Supermarkets, Market Street or Amigos location in Lubbock and Slaton.