With the beginning of a new school year at Jacksonville ISD just days away, officials are assuring families that despite a COVID-19 pandemic changing the way things will be done, the district's newly implement procedures ensure that “a lot of it is similar.”  “All the check-in stations, all the health-type protocols are the same for the entire district: Facilities, campuses, instructional, non-instructional, everything – all of those are exactly the same,” said Bill Avera, JISD Police Chief. view article arw

Quickscreen by Luminare has been adapted for Texas schools and meets all of the TEA and CDC guidelines for COVID-19 symptom screening. Quickscreen has been selected by TEA as an approved screening option for use with staff, students, and visitors. School districts and charter schools that adopt Quickscreen prior to August 31, 2020 will receive a substantial discount off already-reduced pricing for schools. Contact Mike: mike.gilbert@luminaremed.com view article arw

   Talia Natterson is a sophomore at Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences, a private school in Los Angeles, California. She writes for her school publication, Crossfire.