Flexibility key as schools closed for year April 22, 2020 - 05:00 Posted in: News Gov. Greg Abbott’s Friday, Jan. 17, announcement that all Texas schools will be closed through the end of the 2019-20 school year means school districts have to adapt once again to a changing situation, school district officials said. Bandera Independent School District Superintendent Jerry Hollingsworth and Medina Independent School District Superintendent Kevin Newsom and their staffs have worked hard to keep their communities informed about new events that have arisen as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. That has included putting school board meetings online, which MISD’s board offered at its Wednesday, April 15, board meeting and BISD’s board completed ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!