Plano In the News


Friday, July 31


Parents protest Plano ISD in-person learning delay (Star Local Media) July 30

 Collin County

 86 New Cases, Another COVID-19 Death Reported In Collin County (KTVT-TV CBS 11) July 31

 McKinney moms create group to teach kids at home during quarantine (KDFW-TV Fox 4) July 30

 North Texas

Mom and pop restaurants ask for support as pandemic stretches on (KDFW-TV Fox 4) July 31

Tarrant County Reports Record 18 COVID-19 Deaths; 7-Day New Case Average Climbs (KXAS-TV NBC 5) July 31

3 local students share thoughts on returning to school during COVID-19 pandemic (WFAA-TV) July 31

Dallas County reports fewer coronavirus cases as Clay Jenkins warns of the dangers of ‘selfish desires’ (Dallas Morning News) July 30

Neiman Marcus moves closer to its bankruptcy exit (Dallas Morning News) July 30


Texas Leaders Reaffirm School Boards Make Decisions On Reopening Plans, Not Local Health Authorities (KTVT-TV CBS 11) July 31

Texas Among Top States Calling On Classrooms to Reopen During Pandemic According To Tweets (KTVT-TV CBS 11) July 31

Gov. Abbott says local health officials can shut schools only in limited circumstances (WFAA-TV) July 31

Texas Radio's ‘Midnight Cowboy,' Country Songwriter Bill Mack Dies of COVID-19, Family Says (KXAS-TV NBC 5) July 31

‘You’re not thinking about us’: 1.8 million unemployed Texans fret about losing $600 weekly boost from Congress (Dallas Morning News) July 31

‘It’s hell living there’: Texas inmates say they are battling COVID-19 in prisons with no A/C (Dallas Morning News) July 31

Texas schools need some certainty during coronavirus pandemic, not more confusion, superintendents group tells state leaders (Dallas Morning News) July 30

Texas Education Agency to fund online program supporting schools, parents in 2020-21 (Community Impact) July 30

Charter school plans to launch complete virtual program for all Texas students in August (Community Impact) July 30


Fauci optimistic COVID-19 vaccine will be widely available (WFAA-TV) July 31