PYT Client Alert: Coronavirus Update

To keep everyone as informed as we possibly can, PYT will be publishing frequent client alerts for the foreseeable future about the latest Coronavirus news. Be on the lookout for these alerts as we watch and report how the illness is impacting public schools and communities across the country.

As of this morning, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the Coronavirus as a Pandemic thanks to the global spread of the illness.

AISD, Eanes ISD suspend school-sponsored domestic travel

After one Eanes ISD student became exposed to the Coronavirus on an out-of-state excursion, Eanes ISD and AISD have decided to suspend school-sponsored domestic travel in some capacity.

Here's how many Coronavirus Cases there are in Texas - and Everything Else you Need to Know

The Texas Tribune has a great resource to stay in the know about the latest updates from the Coronavirus spread in Texas. They also answer the most frequently asked questions.

White House to Issue Guidance on Public School Closings

Keep your eyes peeled as the White House will soon issue guidelines on public school closings to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Amid Coronavirus fears, the CDC told schools to plan for remote learning. That's harder than it sounds.

As the coronavirus continues to spread leading to more school closings, school officials are questioning the best way to try and continue schoolwork remotely.

As always, PYT will do our best to stay on top of the latest news, but in the meantime continuously check with the Texas Education Agency, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the most recent reports concerning COVID-19 and what your school district can do to stay ahead of the illness.

General Information Regarding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Childcare Programs and K-12 Schools