LIST: How Central Texas school districts are handling back-to-school with COVID-19

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August 07, 2020 - 7:04 am
Coronavirus Back To School

AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Here's a look at the latest details on how school districts across Central Texas are handling back to school.

Information is subject to change as districts update their plans. We'll continue to update this list as information changes.

Austin ISD: AISD trustees voted on August 7 to push the start of the school year back to September 8, with up to eight weeks of online learning in accordance with TEA guidelines.

Bastrop ISD: Officials in Bastrop say they'll begin the 2020-21 school year on August 18 with three weeks of 100% online learning. Parents will then be able to choose whether to transition their child back to online learning. More details can be found on the district's website.

Del Valle ISD: Del Valle officials say they will begin the year on August 17 with six weeks of 100% online learning, for at least eight weeks.

Dripping Springs ISD: Dripping Springs will begin its year on August 18, with four weeks of 100% online learning.

Eanes ISD: Per the Travis County order, Eanes ISD will begin the year with 100% online learning through September 7. Eanes ISD is set to begin its 2020-21 school year on August 19.

Elgin ISD: Students will start the year August 24 with 100% online learning for the first four weeks. In-person learning will begin on September 21 for those who have chosen that option.

Georgetown ISD: Georgetown will begin its school year on August 20 with 100% online learning; on-campus instruction will begin on September 10.

Hays CISD: Following a vote by trustees, Hays CISD will now begin its school year on September 8, pushing the entire academic calendar back three weeks. The first three weeks of classes will be 100% online learning; in-person learning is expected to begin on September 28.

Hutto ISD: Hutto will begin its year on August 18, with 100% virtual learning. On-campus learning, for those who choose it, will begin on September 8.

IDEA Public Schools: IDEA campuses will begin the year with 100% online learning, with the 2020-21 year beginning on August 11.

KIPP Charter Schools: Beginning August 24, KIPP schools will start the semester with 100% virtual classes. Officials hope to begin a staggered, phased-in start on October 12.

Lake Travis ISD: Per the Travis County order, LTISD will begin with 100% online learning through September 7. The academic year is set to start on August 19.

Leander ISD: LISD will begin its 2020-21 year August 13. All students will be in 100% online learning through September 7. All extra-curricular activities and sports camps have been suspended through September 7.

Liberty Hill ISD: Liberty Hill will begin its 2020-21 year on August 27, giving parents a choice between on-campus and online learning.

Lockhart ISD: Lockhart will begin its school year on August 24 with three weeks of 100% online learning.

Manor ISD: Manor's academic year will begin on August 17 with 100% online learning "until further notice." The district has requested its TEA waiver, allowing the district to remain in 100% online learning through October 12.

Pflugerville ISD: Like other districts in Travis County, Pflugerville will begin with three weeks of 100% online learning on August 13.

Round Rock ISD: RRISD will begin its 2020-21 year on August 20, with three weeks of 100% online learning.

San Marcos CISD: SMCISD will begin its 2020-21 year on September 8, two weeks later than originally scheduled, with 4 weeks of 100% online learning. Depending on conditions, students could be back on campus starting October 5, but district officials may continue 100% online learning past that point.

Information is subject to change as districts update their plans. We'll continue to update this list as information changes.

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