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Reopening Texas Schools

Texas teachers are demanding that schools be safe before they return. But they have little leverage short of quitting.

As more students return to classrooms, school districts need teachers to show up as well. But many are reluctant, arguing that not enough is being done to keep faculty and students safe.

Pflugerville Independent School District teacher Dan Dawer resigned from his school last week due to safety concerns. Dawer is photographed here outside his home in Austin on Sept. 21, 2020.

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