Health district guidelines issued late Friday raised questions about the details, administrators said.
The school district's 40,000 or so students are divided among the northern reaches of Galveston County and southern Harris County.
School starts online Aug. 24 and in-person learning will begin Sept. 21, if all goes according to plan, but high school students will only be on campus 40 percent of the time, officials said.
Galveston Independent School District was set to ask voters for money to build a new Ball High School, natatorium and other improvements, but given the pandemic, now the district won't do so until next year.
Planning around an unpredictable pandemic is tricky and costly as educators worry about everything from remote-learning resources to school-funding formulas.
The Galveston College Foundation's Universal Access Community Scholarship Endowment and Non-Tuition Educational Expenses Fund programs were the recipients of a $40,000 donation from The John P. McGovern Foundation.
Some Galveston teachers say they plan to lobby the school board for more consideration about their district's pending decision on reopening schools this fall.
If the pandemic gets under control and students and staff can return to the college safely, on-campus instruction could return before the end of the fall semester.
Districts across Galveston County are working to make sure students who need laptops have them and students who will attend in-class will do so.
The Texas City Independent School District announced Wednesday it is considering pushing back the 2020-21 start date for its schools from Aug. 12 to Aug. 24.
The Class of 2020 needs saluting more than ever before given the environment of COVID-19. This Education Celebration special section, sponsored by Texas A&M University at Galveston, features profiles and photos of the valedictorians at each of the high schools in Galveston County. You'll…
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Since "pass" or "fail" isn't part of the school district's grade point scale, the second semester of this school year won't factor into a student's grade point average or overall class rank, officials said.