The second nine-week grading period for Lubbock Independent School District is set to begin in mid-October and administrators have issued information for parents on face-to-face and virtual instruction for the rest of the semester.
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.
Texas Tech sent out a letter on Wednesday, saying they would be refunding the online distance education fee and the student athletic access fees for the fall semester, as they restructure classes in response to COVID-19.
In a statement Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott said local health authorities can shut down schools if there’s evidence of an outbreak after students have already returned to campus — but cannot shut them down weeks before schools open.
Governor Greg Abbott announced another change in Texas education for the 2020-2021 school year Monday, waiving grade promotion requirement related to the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test for students in grades 5 and 8.
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents today (July 24) announced the selection of Lieutenant General Ronnie D. Hawkins Jr., U.S. Air Force, retired, as the sole finalist for the presidency of Angelo State University (ASU).
The Lubbock-Cooper Band Booster organization tells KCBD its firework stand at Slide Road and 146th Street was burglarized Saturday night, costing them thousands of dollars in lost fireworks, cash and supplies.
"When the coronavirus pandemic forced classes at Texas Tech University to move online for the remainder of the spring semester and part of the summer, many incoming students were left wondering if they would be able to move into their residence hall and live on campus come August."
Raina Torres was named the new principal of Harwell Elementary School. She has served as the assistant principal at Harwell since 2014. Prior to her assistant principal assignment, she was an instructional coach at Bean Elementary School.
On June 15, the Frenship ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Andrew Cox as the newest school board member. Cox fills the Place 2 vacancy on the board after the resignation of Brandon Autrey earlier this month.
Officials with Texas Tech University announced their plans to return to campus in the Fall of 2020. TTU outlined its Texas Tech Commitment initiative, detailing procedures to ensure a safe return to campus for students.
The COVID-19 CARES Act has created a windfall of relief funds for school districts across the state, but officials with the the Lubbock Independent School District say they do not know how much of that money they will see.
The Texas Tech University Board of Regents approved a policy in May allowing students to apply for admission for the Fall 2021 semester with the option to apply without consideration of ACT or SAT scores.
The Texas Education Agency is proposing a change to intersessional calendars to help school districts cope with possible future outbreaks of COVID-19, but LISD Superintendent Kathy Rollo says the process has a long way to go.
Texas Tech ranked 10th nationally and third among power-five football programs in community service hours logged, according to a recent survey of 60 athletics departments who utilize the Helper Helper app.
Miranda Nale is a high school senior at Whitharral ISD, but last Friday, she graduated with her Associate of Arts degree in General Studies from South Plains College (SPC), two weeks before she’s set to graduate from high school.
Immediately following Governor Greg Abbott’s announcement that outdoor graduations would be allowed on or after June 1, Frenship ISD, Lubbock-Cooper ISD and Lubbock ISD posted announcements regarding their plans for graduation.