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Coronavirus in Texas

Across Texas, frantic parents search for options to keep kids safe in school

For the second straight year, schools must worry about keeping their staff and their children safe and ensure that they’re providing the best possible education during a pandemic that has killed more than 50,000 Texans.

A fifth-grader at Jacob’s Well Elementary School in Wimberley works on their laptop behind a clear barrier meant to stop the spread of COVID-19 on Sept. 4, 2020.

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