School districts around the area where the ITC facility fire took place have made their decisions on whether or not classes will resume on Monday and what they are doing ahead of the students' arrival.
Here's what some of the districts have said so far:
CHANNELVIEW ISD: Channelview ISD campuses and departments will resume regular operating hours tomorrow, Monday, March 25, 2019. The district will continue to monitor reports and collaborate with local officials to keep our community safe. We will provide updates through our district website www.cvisd.org and Twitter @ChannelviewISD.
DEER PARK ISD:School will resume for all Deer Park ISD campuses tomorrow, March 25. Currently, there is no shelter in place order, and emergency officials say that they have made notable progress this weekend in their efforts to stabilize the incident site. Of course, even though we are reopening our schools tomorrow, we will continue to receive regular updates from the city and county. Parents have also asked how we will make up the missed instructional time. We have already been in contact with the Texas Education Agency, and we will share details with parents once we have a plan in place
GALENA PARK ISD: Galena Park ISD classes and activities will resume on Monday, March 25. All campuses, transportation services and the administration building will be operating on their regular schedules.
LA PORTE ISD:La Porte ISD participated in a conference call with Harris County and other emergency management officials this evening (Sunday, March 24). Based on the updates provided to us during this call, La Porte ISD schools will re-open on Monday, March 25, on a regular schedule. We thank you for your patience, and we look forward to seeing you tomorrow.
PASADENA ISD:Pasadena ISD is continuing to monitor the most up-to-date information from City and County Officials, as well as Emergency Management Personnel, regarding the ITC fire incident in Deer Park. With multiple air quality readings reported in normal ranges, Pasadena ISD will be open tomorrow, March 25, 2019. School will resume at normal starting times. All district facilities have been checked and are ready for students and staff. Safety continues to be our number one priority. We are making our decision to return to school based on the most current information we have received. Please know that you, as a parent, have the choice of allowing your children to attend school or keep them at home, regardless of the decision we have made about school being in session.
SHELDON ISD: Tomorrow - Monday, March 25 - has been changed to an instructional day for students.
Although Monday was originally scheduled as a Staff Development Day on the school year calendar, it is necessary that we make up one of the three instructional days that were lost because of last week's chemical fire incidents in Deer Park.
SAN JACINTO COLLEGE: All San Jacinto College campuses and the district office will open for normal class schedules and business operations on Monday, March 25, 2019. The San Jacinto College Office of Emergency Management and administration team will continue to monitor the incident.
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