Some school districts delay start of school; HISD buses running late

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No school closures have been announced in the greater Houston area due to the winter weather.

While Houston ISD is holding classes as scheduled today, the district is being impacted by road conditions. Officials say they are experiencing delays with bus transportation due to weather, traffic, and staffing. School leaders most impacted have been contacted, but this will be a district-wide problem.

School leaders urge parents whose students ride the bus to make sure they're bundled up. Parents and students are asked to be patient as the district works to get every bus rider to school safely.

Some districts will delay the start of school:

-Columbia-Brazoria ISD will delay the start of school by two hours. The day will end at regular time.
-Brazos ISD will be on a one hour delay. School will begin at 9:00am on Friday, December 8th, due to the weather. Buses will run one hour late.
-University of Houston Clear Lake will open at 10 a.m.
-Anahuac ISD will delay school today two hours. Classes will begin at 10:00 a.m.
-Brazos ISD will be on a one hour delay. School will begin at 9 a.m. Buses will run one hour late.
-Barbers Hill ISD will have a two hour delayed start this morning.
-Tidehaven ISD will have a one hour delayed start this morning.
-Wharton ISD will delay the start of school by two hours. Students will begin class at 10 a.m. Staff is told to arrive at 9 a.m.
-Columbus ISD will begin school two hours later than normal. Buses will run two hours later than normal.
-El Campo ISD will have a two-hour delay to start Friday.

-Bay City ISD will have a delayed start on Friday. All campuses will open at 10 a.m. Buses will begin picking up students at 8:30 a.m.
-Livingston ISD will have a two-hour delay on Friday. Classes will begin two hours later than the regular schedule.
-UH-Clear Lake will delay its opening for two hours. Classes will begin at 10 a.m.
-Episcopal High School will push back opening to 10 a.m.

School as usual:
Other school districts, including Houston ISD, are reminding students, parents and staff that school WILL be in session today.
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