Plano ISD is starting the school year on Aug. 12 in a fully virtual learning environment.
According to Plano ISD, the school district made the decision in light of the rapidly changing situation regarding COVID-19.
Plano ISD said the decision was made out of concern for the safety and health of all students and staff.
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The first day of school will remain August 12, and remote learning will be in effect through Labor Day, Plano ISD said.
According to the school district, after a faculty work day scheduled for Sept. 8, families who did not select the remote learning option will transition to the face-to-face learning environments at their assigned campus on September 9.
Instruction will continue online for those students who selected PISD School@Home, the school district's remote learning option.