• FAQs

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General Questions
  • Why isn’t Coppell ISD keeping schools closed?

  • Can the district require students to move to in person learning?

  • Will/When CISD share results of the commitment form by campus?

  • When will the campuses pass out school supplies that are ordered?

  • Can my child enroll in the CISD Distance Learning if I do not live in the district’s boundaries or if I move away from CISD?

  • Will CISD hold campus events in the fall?

  • Will students have their photos taken this year for the yearbook?

  • Will CISD provide social emotional support for students?

  • What about Off Campus PE?

  • My child will be 3 and I would like to request a speech evaluation. Is there a process?

  • How will CISD communicate with parents/guardians about the Return to School plan?

  • Will CISD allow visitors onto CISD campuses in the fall?

  • If traveling out of state, will a student or staff member be required to quarantine before returning to in-person learning?

Commitment Form pic
  • What if I haven’t received the commitment form?

  • When is the commitment form due and once I commit, is it finalized immediately?

  • Once I commit for the 2020-21 school year, can my child change their mind?

  • Can my family delay providing an answer to the commitment form until the District provides additional information to families?

  • Why does Coppell ISD need to hear back from families sooner rather than later?

Academic Qs
  • What is the plan for special education students?

  • Will the teachers of Distance Learning and Face-to-Face Learning be the same?

  • Will grading be different between Distance Learning and Face-to-Face Learning?

  • Will CISD offer a hybrid option including both Distance Learning and Face-to-Face Learning?

  • How will ranking and GPA work with some students virtual and others in-person?

  • Will a student’s choice to participate in face-to-face or distance learning be noted on their transcript?

  • How will Coppell ISD determine which secondary courses will be offered virtually and which will be taken face-to-face?

  • How will dual credit classes be handled?

  • Will there be STAAR testing in the 2020-21 school year?

  • Will the STAAR test be used for promotion to the next grade for 5th and 8th graders?

  • Does Coppell ISD plan to change its truancy or attendance policies?

  • What about Off Campus PE?

FACE-TO-FACE
  • What safety protocols have been put into place in CISD?

  • What will the daily sanitization protocols be?

  • Is Coppell ISD requiring daily screenings of students and staff?

  • Will all students and staff be required to wear masks at all times?

  • Will the district provide facial coverings or gloves to students and staff?

  • How will mask compliance be enforced? Will there be any consequences for students or staff who refuse to wear them or wear them improperly?

  • Have specific school health clinic protocols been developed?

  • Has CISD developed specific handwashing protocols?

  • Has CISD developed specific social distancing protocols?

  • If a student tests positive, who else has to quarantine?

  • What are the health criteria (individual students and/or city/county statistics) that would lead to a school closure?

  • What happens if there is a COVID-19 spike and schools need to shut down?

  • What would happen if my child’s entire class or campus needs to go on quarantine?

  • What would happen if my child who is receiving face-to-face instruction needs to go on an individualized quarantine?

  • What will band look like?

  • What will lunch look like?

  • What will recess look like?

  • How many students will be in my child’s class?

  • Will CISD use partitions or something else to provide a physical barrier between students in the classroom?

  • What changes will be made to arrival and dismissal at campuses?

  • Due to COVID-19, I am concerned about the courses my child chose pre-pandemic and we may want to change them for face-to-face instruction during the 2020-21 school year. Will this be an option?

  • Will school bus capacity be limited for those using District transportation?

Virtual Qs
  • How will Distance Learning be different from this spring?

  • Will the distance learning curriculum mirror the face-to-face instruction curriculum?

  • Will assignments be due daily or weekly with Distance Learning?

  • What will the lessons in Distance Learning look like?

  • How will Distance Learning be different from this spring?

  • How will Distance Learning courses be graded?

  • Will the rigor levels and expectations be the same for virtual as in person?

  • Will the distance learning curriculum mirror the face-to-face instruction curriculum?

  • Can my Distance Learning student participate in fine arts?

  • What about students receiving specific related services?

  • How will the needs of students who receive 504 or special education services be met through Distance Learning?

  • Will CISD provide technology support?

  • If a child participates in Distance Learning, can they still participate in campus-based clubs and organizations?

  • If my child chooses Distance Learning will they still be associated with their home campus?

  • Can my Distance Learning student participate in athletics?

  • What will band look like?

  • Can my high school student participate in athletics or fine arts virtually instead of going to school?

  • Do I need to turn in immunization records even if I have chosen distance learning for my child?

  • Can students in the DLI program choose distance learning?

  • Is there a timeline for evaluation and how is it impacted by required distance learning?

  • If I choose remote learning and my child needs an evaluation, is that possible?

  • How will virtual learning for special education students look different than in the spring?

Last Modified on November 6, 2020