Mon. Oct 18th, 2021

With COVID-19 scenarios from the dangerous delta variant surging, Central Texas college districts are scrambling to react with only weeks left before classes get started. 

Most college districts canceled on line lessons previously this yr when the condition introduced that it would no for a longer time fund students who are not bodily existing in classrooms. 

The delta variant, nonetheless, has improved the protection calculation, foremostPflugerville and Hays to come to be the most current community school districts to reverse system by adding remote studying alternatives for students with health and fitness risks orthesewho can’t obtain vaccines — joining Austin, Round Rock and Leander in deciding to take on the cost of virtual studying packages.

Leander district officials committed to funding a minimal virtual finding out choice in June, just as other districts started saying they could not proceed digital systems with no the condition funding.