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Here Are the School Districts Closed Because of Harvey

Conditions are not conducive to going to school, or anywhere else for that matter.
Conditions are not conducive to going to school, or anywhere else for that matter. Photo by Meagan Flyyn
Update, Monday, 4

p.m.:
With flooding reaching unprecedented levels and rainfall not expected to stop anytime soon, the Houston Independent School District has already announced it will not reopen schools until after Labor Day.

Since that initial decision, most Houston-area school districts have announced weeklong closings. The full list is below:

DISTRICTS CLOSED THROUGH LABOR DAY
Aldine
Alief
Alvin
Channelview
Clear Creek
Cleveland
Conroe
Cypress Fairbanks
Dayton
Deer Creek
Dickinson
Fort Bend
Friendswood
Galena Park
Galveston Bay
Goose Creek
Huffman
Humble
Katy
Klein
La Porte
Lamar
Magnolia
New Caney
Pasadena
Pearland
Royal
Spring
Sheldon
Spring Branch
Stafford
Tarkington
Tomball
Waller

In higher education, Texas A&M University at the University is Galveston is closed until further notice. Also, the Mays Business School CityCentre Houston facility is closed, with all classes and activities canceled through Wednesday.


The University of Houston-Downtown, as well as the University of Houston-Downtown Northwest and the Lone Star College campuses at Kingwood and Cyfair are closed through Wednesday.

Houston Community College has canceled all classes until after Labor Day, and the South Texas College of Law, located downtown, is closed through Wednesday.

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Joseph Fanelli is a reporting fellow at the Houston Press with an interest in education, crime and eccentric people everywhere.