Relaunch FAQs

  • Term 3 Learning Model Change Request Process: When can I initiate a change for my child’s learning model for Term 3, beginning in January?

  • Term 3 Learning Model Change Request Process: Do I need to take any action if I want to keep my child in their current learning model?

  • Term 3 Learning Model Change Request Process: Why will learning model change requests received after the Nov. 12 deadline be added to a waitlist?

  • Campus Logistics: Will every student who wishes to return to face-to-face instruction be able to participate in on-campus instruction, even if their home campus is at capacity?

  • Transportation: Will transportation be provided for students changing to face-to-face instruction in Term 3?

  • Transportation: Will Fort Bend ISD continue to adhere to social distancing on buses as students return in January?

  • Transportation: My student is currently in face-to-face instruction. I am currently transporting my student to and from school, but I now need to request transportation. What should I do?

  • Term 3 Schedules: Will FBISD align master schedule times for online and face-to-face students at the secondary level?

  • Term 3 Schedules: Are there any changes to the online or face-to-face schedules at the elementary level?

  • Term 3 Schedules: If my student will continue with their current learning model for Term 3, should I expect any changes to my student’s schedule in Term 3?

  • Fall 2020 Back to School Plan Updates: Will face coverings still be required as students and staff return for Term 3 in January?

  • Fall 2020 Back to School Plan Updates: Will FBISD continue to offer mask breaks in the day for elementary students?

  • Fall 2020 Back to School Plan Updates: When can a student return to school after experiencing symptoms?

  • Fall 2020 Back to School Plan Updates: What will happen if a campus does not have the capacity to accommodate all students who request face to face learning?

  • 2020-2021 School Calendar: Does the District foresee any changes to the school calendar for the Spring semester?

  • LEARNING MODEL SELECTION: I am very concerned about my child having to attend courses at a different campus if I choose Face to Face instruction. If this happens, will I have an opportunity to select online instruction instead?

  • CHANGING LEARNING MODELS: If I select the online learning model for my child initially, and then decide to change learning models in January, will my child’s schedule change?

  • CHANGING LEARNING MODELS: If my child begins face to face instruction and it doesn’t work out, will I have the option to change their learning model if it’s not at the end of a grading period.

  • LEARNING MODEL SELECTIONS: Will students who returned face to face for the 2nd nine weeks be assured they will keep the same teacher and campus assignments for the 3rd nine weeks? Will virtual learners from the 2nd term who select F2F for the 3rd term be at a disadvantage?

  • HYBRID POSSIBILITY: Is there an option for a Hybrid model at the High School level?

  • GRADING: How will grading remain consistent throughout any teacher changes? What if my child gets a teacher from a different school?

  • ONLINE INSTRUCTION: I want my child to remain in online-only instruction for the entire school year. Is that possible?

  • FACE TO FACE INSTRUCTION: Will students who choose face-to-face instruction remain in the same classroom all day, or will they transition to other classrooms?

  • HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS: How will staff enforce mask wearing and social distancing?

  • HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS: What is the status of ventilation and filtration upgrades at each campus? Will the HVAC systems be cleaned frequently?

  • HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS: Will campuses supply masks to the kids that misplace or lose theirs?

  • EXPOSURE/CONTACT TRACING: What is the process for quarantine if a student is exposed in class?

  • EXPOSURE/CONTACT TRACING: If a student attends face-to-face instruction at a campus and a quarantine becomes necessary, would the student automatically switch to online instruction for 14 days?

  • EXPOSURE/CONTACT TRACING: What will happen if there is a positive case of COVID-19 and student(s) or staff members have to quarantine? How will instruction continue?

  • MEALS: Will students eat lunch in the cafeteria if they attend face-to-face instruction?

  • TECHNOLOGY: Will my child be required to bring a device to school each day if they participate in Face to Face instruction?

  • HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULES: Why will high school students who attend face to face begin 1.5 hours earlier? Will they receive two more hours of instruction than virtual students?

  • HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULES: Why are the online and F2F schedules for High School not aligned? It seems like alignment would serve both teachers in PLCs and students in access to classes.

  • EQUITY BETWEEN LEARNING MODELS: How will FBISD ensure an equal playing field with the kids at home having access to supplemental materials versus kids at school? Is this going to be addressed as it will impact class ranking, etc?

  • FINE ARTS/ATHLETICS: If I select online-only instruction for my child, can they still participate in fine arts and athletics?

  • ATHLETICS/FINE ARTS: If my student chooses online instruction, will schedules align so that they can attend fine arts/athletics period face-to-face?

  • CTE: If we select online instruction, will schedule alignment allow my student to attend his/her CTE course face to face?

  • DUAL CREDIT: What will a student's schedule look like with an online dual credit course when a teacher is not being provided on campus? Will they be able to take that class from home to limit the time at school?