Young children successful the largest schoolhouse territory successful North Texas volition person the enactment to implicit their coursework from home, the Dallas Independent School District announced Thursday.
The territory announced its short-term virtual learning enactment for students who are excessively young to beryllium vaccinated against COVID-19 oregon those students who are medically fragile.
Dallas ISD is the latest schoolhouse territory to connection a virtual learning option amid the latest spike successful COVID-19 cases driven by the delta variant.
Interested parents should implicit an online signifier by Aug. 23 and tin telephone the district's hotline astatine 972-925-5550 for help.
To beryllium eligible for the 90-day "Virtual Academy," students person to beryllium 11 years aged and younger arsenic of Aug. 16, oregon those of immoderate property who suffice for homebound services.
"We powerfully promote each students presently attending schoolhouse in-person with information protocols support the in-person arsenic we cognize this is the BEST enactment for world betterment and societal and affectional support," the territory said connected its website.
Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa antecedently said a ample fig of absences were reported arsenic schools reopened this month. All DISD campuses opened Monday with disguise mandates successful place.
The Virtual Academy volition beryllium offered and evaluated for students each 9 weeks, the territory said.
Virtual classes commencement Tuesday.