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Lubbock area schools respond to classroom closures

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Following Gov. Abbott's executive order Friday closing Texas schools for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, Lubbock area districts have issued statements regarding the closure of classrooms.

Lubbock ISD Superintendent Dr. Kathy Rollo released the following:

This afternoon, Governor Abbott stated that school facilities will remain closed for the remainder of the school year. We are disappointed that we will not be together this school year, but certainly understand his decision. The health and safety of our students and staff are our top priority. Remote learning, food distribution, and other services will continue through the scheduled end of the school year. We will continue to communicate with our families regularly to provide updates. While the end of this school year will look different, we know we will finish strong. Thank you to all of our staff, students, and families for holding true to our mission of nurturing, developing, and inspiring every child, every day - in every possible way. 



Below is Frenship ISD's response after the announcement of the executive order:

Today Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that all Texas schools will remain closed through the end of the school year due to COVID-19 as part of a new executive order. This means campuses will remain closed, but instruction through remote learning will continue through May 21 for Frenship ISD.

While we are saddened that we won’t get to see our students in classrooms again this school year, we know this decision is best for the health and well-being of every student and family. Frenship ISD will continue to support you in every way possible during this time.

We will communicate more information soon.

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