McAllen ISD students to enter online courses following spring break extension

1 year 8 months 1 week ago Monday, March 16 2020 Mar 16, 2020 March 16, 2020 9:34 PM March 16, 2020 in News - Coronavirus Pandemic

MCALLEN – A major move on Monday by McAllen Independent School District. Students, kindergarten through high school, won’t be returning to class after spring break.

School board officials canceled in-class session for two weeks, which will start after spring break. McAllen students would resume instruction online April 6.

McAllen ISD is not the only district to do this. Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District also announced a closure.

By sending people students, teachers and non-essential staff home, officials believe it will slow the spread of COVID-19.

Some parents and educators say it’s an important step.

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