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Friday, July 31

Plano

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

https://starlocalmedia.com/planocourier/parents-protest-plano-isd-in-person-learning-delay/article_d71a0b7a-d2bf-11ea-86b2-77d7cca22a1a.html

 Collin County

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

https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2020/07/31/86-new-cases-another-covid-19-death-reported-in-collin-county/

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

https://www.fox4news.com/news/mckinney-moms-create-group-to-teach-kids-at-home-during-quarantine

 North Texas

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

https://www.fox4news.com/news/mom-and-pop-restaurants-ask-for-support-as-pandemic-stretches-on

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

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/coronavirus/tarrant-county-reports-record-18-covid-19-deaths-7-day-new-case-average-climbs/2417852/

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

https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/education/local-students-share-thoughts-on-returning-to-school/287-c1d1759c-f031-4d40-9df2-bbad34b61651

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

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/public-health/2020/07/30/dallas-county-reports-fewer-coronavirus-cases-again-hospitalizations-remain-high/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Texas+senators+weigh+in+on+delaying+election%2C+Dallas++most+culturally+important+man%3A+Your+Thursday+evening+roundup&utm_campaign=EveningRoundup_073020&vgo_ee=vJvwUVHuvWREEcruOYQij3XzZODH%2FU3YnTrDefakhwE%3D

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

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/retail/2020/07/30/neiman-marcus-moves-closer-to-its-bankruptcy-exit/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Caraway+s+home+confinement+request+denied%2C+summertime+cold+front%2C+superintendents+seek+certainty%3A+Your+Friday+morning+roundup&utm_campaign=MorningUpdate_07312020&vgo_ee=vJvwUVHuvWREEcruOYQij3XzZODH%2FU3YnTrDefakhwE%3D

Texas

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

https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2020/07/31/texas-leaders-reaffirm-school-boards-make-decisions-reopening-plans/

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

https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2020/07/31/texas-top-states-classrooms-reopen-coronavirus-pandemic-tweets/

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

https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/education/gov-abbott-says-local-health-officials-can-shut-schools-only-in-limited-circumstances/287-88336673-9dd1-4a12-a393-8ac4e46649de

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

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/coronavirus/texas-radios-midnight-cowboy-country-songwriter-bill-mack-dies-of-covid-19-family-says/2417743/

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

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2020/07/31/youre-not-thinking-about-us-18-million-unemployed-texans-fret-about-losing-600-weekly-boost-from-congress/

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

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/investigations/2020/07/31/the-heat-is-on-texas-inmates-say-they-are-battling-covid-19-in-prisons-with-no-ac/

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

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/education/2020/07/30/texas-schools-need-some-certainty-during-coronavirus-pandemic-not-more-confusion-superintendents-group-tells-state-leaders/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Caraway+s+home+confinement+request+denied%2C+summertime+cold+front%2C+superintendents+seek+certainty%3A+Your+Friday+morning+roundup&utm_campaign=MorningUpdate_07312020&vgo_ee=vJvwUVHuvWREEcruOYQij3XzZODH%2FU3YnTrDefakhwE%3D

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

https://communityimpact.com/houston/cy-fair/austin/2020/07/30/texas-education-agency-to-fund-online-program-supporting-schools-parents-in-2020-21/?type=article&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=newsletter_article

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

https://communityimpact.com/houston/cy-fair/education/2020/07/30/charter-school-plans-to-launch-complete-virtual-program-for-all-texas-students-in-august/?type=article&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=newsletter_article

Other

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

https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/fauci-health-officials-capitol-hill-testimony/507-f654579d-85ee-4e2e-9a6d-2b7f4e34c23e