Ysleta ISD classes to remain online under latest health department guidance

The Ysleta Independent School District will follow the latest guidance from the City of El Paso Department of Public Health to continue online learning.

Monday morning, Dr. Hector Ocaranza issued an updated recommendation for local school districts to delay in-person, face- to-face learning. This delay will diminish the spread of COVID-19 after the recent holidays.

“The health and safety of our employees, students, and community remains our top priority,” said Dr. Xavier De La Torre, Superintendent of Schools. “We will continue to work with our local health authority to ensure we can resume classes in person under safe conditions.”

Officials with YISD said they will announce a date for the start of in-person, face-to-face learning at a later time.

The first day of classes for the spring semester will be Wednesday, Jan. 6 (online). Learning Hubs will continue to operate as scheduled and will be staffed by certified substitute teachers.