Topic: COVID-19

If you need to report that you are not working because of coronavirus concerns or issues

Employees should follow the regular procedures for reporting an absence. They should explain why they do not feel safe in reporting under such conditions. If they have underlying medical conditions (for example, diabetes, asthma, heart disease, or a compromised immune system) or are over 60, putting them at higher risk for infection, they should ask their school districts if they...

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Gov. Abbott allows for delays in local elections

In response to the Coronavirus outbreaks, Gov. Greg Abbott Wednesday used his authority to give local jurisdictions the ability to delay their local elections--scheduled currently for May 2--to the general election date of November 3.  Some districts already hold November school board elections, while others don’t--notably Dallas ISD, which has three seats open for a planned May 2 election. The...

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