By Tiger Shi
Web Content Contributor
SAN MARCOS, Texas- The San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District board has applied to the Texas Education Agency to extend remote learning for four weeks after the school year begins. According to KUT 90.5, all students will begin virtual learning in the San Marcos school district on Sept. 8.
Texas Tribune reports that 88% of Texas State University faculty is concerned about contracting COVID-19 while working on-campus and 91% is concerned about the campus’ adherence to social distancing and mask-wearing.
According to the San Marcos Daily Record, Hays County currently has 17 residents hospitalized and San Marcos’ case number is at 1,139 active cases—a decrease in active cases since Monday.