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The Texas Education Agency requires all districts to adopt a school calendar that provides 75,600 operational minutes.Districts also are required to make up two days of bad weather/safety closures. Any closures beyond two school days do not have to...

To ensure the safety of all our students, families and staff, all Austin ISD classes, activities and operations—including all bus routes—are delayed two hours tomorrow, Jan. 17. Buses will pick up students and classes will begin two hours after...