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PYT Ed Clips: Geneva's Guidance and Graduation Ceremonies

Coining Terms like “COVID Slide” Does Not Change FAPE

Since the COVID-19 pandemic broke, educators have been introduced to new phrases, consepts, and applications of old terms in new ways. One example is the "COVID slide." Geneva Taylor explains what this means, and the best way for administrators and teachers to deal with this terminology.

Guidance for Graduation Ceremonies

At today's press conference with Governor Abbott, TEA Commissioner Mike Morath released guidance for districts to follow when holding graduation ceremonies during COVID-19.

So far, TEA has approved hybrid ceremonies where students come in one at a time, vehicle ceremonies, and outdoor ceremonies with appropriate distancing maintained.

Guidance for Graduation and End-of-Year Promotion Ceremonies During the COVID-19

Guidance for 2020 Seniors May 5, 2020

"Between 0 and 100%": Texas schools weigh the odds of students returning this fall.

As the 2019-2020 school year draws to a close, school leaders are turning their attention to what the 2020-2021 school year will look like amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Texas Tribune talks to superintendents across the state about the plans they're considering the next school year.

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to all the Texas teachers and educators! The PYT family has never felt as grateful for your continued passion and hard work in support of Texas students than we have these last few weeks.