The state's big announcement Tuesday that Texas school districts must offer in-person classes to students this fall has done little to quiet the raging debate whether that's the best course of action right now.
COVID-19 has had wide ranging impacts across the country. Here in Northwest Louisiana, the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau estimates the area has lost out on over $19 million in revenue from cancelled events.
The large surge in COVID-19 cases in Texas has led the governor to announce a mask wearing mandate for most of its counties while in public. We spent some time in east Texas where we heard mixed reactions to the change.
“This news marks such an important point in SAU history! To be the first university south of Little Rock to offer a doctorate through a College of Education is a responsibility we take very seriously."