General Guidance and Announcements

TEA Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Support and Guidance
https://tea.texas.gov/texas-schools/health-safety-discipline/coronavirus-covid-19-support-and-guidance

COVID-19 Related Waivers
/media/115984/2020-5-28-covid-19-related-waivers.pdf

Personal Protective Equipment Update (UPDATED)
/media/118718/2020-6-23-ppe-procurement.pdf

TEA COVID-19 Infographic
/media/111023/2020-03-31-tea_covid19_infographic.pdf

State Government Announcements

3/18/20 Governor's Proclamation to Move General and Special Elections
/media/112668/2020-4-22-proc_covid-19_may_2_election_date_image_03-18-2020.pdf

3/20/20 Governor's Proclamation to Postpone Runoff Election
/media/112671/2020-4-22-proclamation_covid-19_may_26_primary_runoff_election_03-20-2020.pdf

3/25/20 Governor Announces Approval of Major Disaster Declaration
https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/governor-abbott-announces-approval-of-major-disaster-declaration

3/31/20 Governor's Executive Order Related to Essential Services and Activities
/media/111141/eo-ga-14_statewide_essential_service_and_activity_covid-19_image_03-31-2020.pdf

4/9/20 Governor Abbot Waives Regulations, Expands Telehealth Options
/media/112037/2020-04-09-governor-abbott-waives-regulations-expands-telehealth-options-office-of-the-texas-governor-greg-1.pdf

4/17/20 Governor's Executive Order Relating to Hospital Capacity
/media/112662/2020-4-22-ga-15.pdf

4/17/20 Governor's Executive Order Related to Opening Texas
/media/112476/2020-04-17-eo-ga-17_open_texas_strike_force_covid-19_image_04-17-2020.pdf

4/27/20 Governor's Expanded Executive Order Related to Reopening Texas
/media/113889/2020-4-28-governor-abbott-issues-executive-order-relating-to-the-expanded-reopening-of-services.pdf

5/5/20 Governor Abbott Announces New TWC Guidance for Unemployment Claimants
/media/114510/2020-5-5-governor-abbott-announces-new-twc-guidance-for-unemployment-claimants-office-of-the-texas-governor-greg-abbott-1.pdf

5/5/20 GA-21 Related to Expanding Reopening
/media/114507/2020-5-5-ga-21.pdf

5/5/20 Governor Abbott Expands Business Openings in Texas, Announces Surge Response Teams
/media/114513/2020-5-5-governor-abbott-expands-business-openings-in-texas-announces-surge-response-teams-to-combat-covid-1.pdf

5/12/20 Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Over $1 Billion in Pandemic Food Benefits
/media/114933/2020-5-12-governor-abbott-hhsc-announce-over-1-billion-in-pandemic-food-benefits-for-texas-families-office-of-the-texas-governor-greg-abbott.pdf

5/12/20 Governor Abbott Issues Proclomation Regarding July 4th Early Voting for Special, Runoff Elections
/media/114930/2020-5-12-governor-abbott-issues-proclamation-regarding-july-4th-early-voting-for-special-runoff-elections.pdf

6/3/20 Governor Abbott's GA-26 Relating to the Expanded Opening of Texas
/media/116301/2020-6-4-eo-ga-26_expanded_opening_covid-19.pdf

6/12/20 Governor Abbott's Proclomation Renewing COVID-19 Disaster Declaration
/media/118152/2020-6-12-renewing-covid-19-disaster-declaration.pdf

6/17/20 Governor Abbot Appoints Eight to Texas School Safety Center Board
/media/118299/governor-abbott-appoints-eight-to-texas-school-safety-center-bo.pdf

6/23/20 Governor Abbott's Proclomation Amending GA-26 Relating to the Expanded Opening of Texas
/media/118712/2020-6-23-disaster_proclamation_amending_ga-26-gatherings-and-childcare.pdf

6/25/20 Governor Abbott's Temporary Pause on Reopening Phases
/media/118832/2020-6-25-abbot-pausing-reopening-phases.pdf

6/26/20 Governor Abbott's EO GA-28 Targeted Response to Reopening
/media/119041/2020-6-26-executive-order-ga-28_targeted-response-to-reopening-covid-19.pdf

6/30/20 AG Paxton Releases Statement on SCOTUS School Choice Option
/media/119526/2020-07-02-paxton-statement-on-scotus-school-choice-opinion.pdf

7/2/20 Governor Abbott's EO GA-29 Relating to Face Coverings
https://open.texas.gov/uploads/files/organization/opentexas/EO-GA-29-use-of-face-coverings-during-COVID-19-IMAGE-07-02-2020.pdf

7/10/20 Governor Abbott's Proclomation Renewing Disaster Declaration
/media/120166/2020-7-10-renewing-disaster-proc.pdf

7/17/20 House Appropriations Committee Chairs Announce eLearning Funding for Texas Students
/media/120335/2020-07-17-governor-abbott-lt-governor-patrick-speaker-bonnen-senate-finance-house-appropriations-committee-chairs-announce-elearning-funding-for-texas-students.pdf

7/27/20 AG Paxton and DOJ Warn of PPE Scam
/media/120887/2020-07-27-paxton-and-doj-warn-of-ppe-scam.pdf

7/27/20 Governor Abbott Waives Grade Promotion Requirements for 20-21 STAAR Testing
/media/120884/2020-07-27-abbott-waives-grade-promotion-requirements-for-staar.pdf

7/29/20 AG Paxton Letter re: Local Health Orders
/media/121086/2020-07-29-disaster-counsel-letter-to-stephenville-re-local-health-orders.pdf

Federal Government Announcements

4/27/20 Secretary DeVos Reiterates Learning Must Continue
/media/113892/2020-4-28-secretary-devos-reiterates-learning-must-continue-for-all-students-declines-to-seek-congressional-w.pdf

5/11/20 USDA Approves Program to Feed Kids in Texas and New Jersey
/media/114927/2020-5-11-usda-approves-program-to-feed-kids-in-texas-and-new-jersey-usda.pdf

COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel
https://www.ed.gov/coronavirus?src=feature

OCR Fact Sheet - Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Schools
/media/112065/2020-04-10-civil-rights-coronavirus-fact-sheet.pdf

Department of Education IDEA Waiver Info
/media/117334/2020-6-9-idea-waiver-info.pdf

Department of Education IDEA Waiver Template
/media/117331/2020-6-9-idea-waiver-form.pdf

Department of Labor Field Assistance Bulletin
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/field-assistance-bulletins/2020-1

Department of Labor Temporary Rule
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/ffcra

DOL guidance: Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-employee-paid-leave

DOL guidance: Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-employer-paid-leave

DOL guidance: Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions

K-12 Schools and Child Care Programs FAQs
/media/118149/2020-6-12-faq-schools-child-care.pdf

Resources & Information Related to COVID-19
https://tasanet.org/resources-information-related-to-covid-19/

Superintendent Checklist

COVID-19 Superintendent Response Checklist
https://tea.texas.gov/sites/default/files/Superintendent%20Checklist%20v3.pdf