ALICE, Texas — UPDATE:
Alice ISD has announced that school will be online until Friday, October 9.
According to the district on Monday, July 20 Jim Wells County Commissioner’s Court approved an order for remote instruction.
There will no face to face instruction for the district, pending local or state updates.
July 14 Alice ISD announcement on back to school plans:
In an abundance of caution and safety Alice ISD school will have classes virtually for the first three weeks of school.
The Texas Education Agency only allows for schools to have three weeks for fully virtual classes to start the school year.
Alice ISD says they may extend the three-week period pending any orders from the city, county or state. Students are set to return to school August 12.
On July 30 Alice ISD Board of Trustees will be given a calendar option to consider delaying the start of the school year.
Later this week the district will be posting a reopening drat plan.
The district will be having a town hall for teachers and staff Wednesday, July 22 at 6:00 p.m. On July 17 the district will be sending surveys to parents.