Cy-Fair AFT gets temporary restraining order to keep teachers out of in-building professional development

Temporary Restraining Order ends Sept. 7


CYPRESS — The Cy-Fair American Federation of Teachers was granted a temporary restraining order to keep Cypress-Fairbanks ISD teachers out of school buildings until Sept. 7, 2020.

CFISD may appeal the judge’s decision. The next hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 28, 2020.

The Cypress News Review posted an article earlier tonight, describing the situation.

The Cypress News Review requested a statement from the district before the court hearing, a CFISD spokesperson stated: “The district does not comment on pending litigation.”

(Click to download the PDF of the court decision.)

“A win for common sense!” said Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, in a tweet earlier tonight. “Making educators enter Cy-Fair schools now w/ the surge in COVID-19 cases in Harris Co, jeopardizes their health & safety plus their families & the children they serve. Now let’s make a plan to #reopensafely.”

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