LISD discusses COVID protocol
Amid growing national concerns about the delta variant of COVID-19, Lockhart ISD administrators on Monday unveiled their pandemic response plan for the upcoming school year at a regular scheduled meeting of the LISD Board of Trustees.
The plan includes continuing education, transparency, regular self-screening among teachers and employees, virtual tutoring for sick students and hygiene and sanitation protocols.
What it doesn’t include: mandatory mask-wearing by teachers or staff, mandatory vaccinations or a virtual classroom option.
The absence of those preventative tools against the disease largely boils down to existing executive orders from the governor and guidance from the state, district administrators said.
Read the full story in this week’s Post-Register.