Our friends at Good Faith Media hosted a three-part virtual series on public education this month. PTC's associate director Cameron Vickrey moderated each one, and some of our nation's top education advocates were panelists. view article arw

Health officials on Wednesday announced 15 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Gregg County as officials at White Oak ISD said they would completely close the high school until Sept. 9 due to confirmed cases at the campus. A message sent to parents and guardians of White Oak ISD students said the district made the decision to close the high school “out of an abundance of caution and care for our students and staff” due to confirmed COVID-19 cases. The high school will be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized. view article arw

Staff members at both Pearsall and Kenedy Independent School Districts have tested positive for COVID-19. Pearsall ISD said in a letter from Dr. Nobert Rodriguez, Superintendent of Schools, said that the staff member is from Ted Flores Elementary. view article arw