Many local school districts decided to close the schools on Monday and planned to move to virtual learning starting Tuesday.
Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Plano, Richardson, and Mesquite ISDs are among the districts which were closed Monday because of President’s Day.
The University of Dallas, University of North Texas, and Trinity Valley Community College were closed Monday due to the weather.
All three Texas Woman’s University campuses will switch to virtual learning.
Many school districts may be forced to change their plans because of the rolling power outages that turned into long hours outages across Texas.
Energy providers are intentionally cutting off power to select neighborhoods in North Texas and across the state because of the overwhelming demand for electricity in the record cold.