Red Oak and Ferris ISDs to apply for makeup day waivers from TEA Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Headline, Red Oak, Surrounding Areas on March 06, 2015 by Publisher Photo courtesy Texas Education Agency. ELLIS COUNTY — Red Oak Independent School District and Ferris Independent School District announced they will apply for waivers from the state to make up for Thursday's school closures caused by hazardous road conditions.Red Oak ISD made its announcement on Thursday and Ferris ISD followed suit on Friday."Ferris ISD will request a 'Missed Instructional Day Waiver' from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for the third day missed because of hazardous road conditions," Ferris ISD stated in a release.According to the release, the waiver request must be approved by the Ferris ISD Board of Trustees prior to submitting the request to the TEA. The board will take action on the item at the March 17 board meeting. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. and will be held in the Ferris ISD Administration Building located at 301 E. 5th St.Red Oak ISD will use Friday, April 3 and Friday, May 22 to make up for the Feb. 23 and Feb. 24 weather closures. Ferris ISD will use Friday, April 3 and Friday, June 5. You may also be interested in readingRed Oak ISD announces inclement weather makeup daysMidlothian, Palmer and Waxahachie ISDs announce makeup daysRed Oak police make arrest in Whataburger robberiesRed Oak ISD to host 3rd Annual Special Olympics MeetRed Oak ISD lands $35,000 engineering grantROISD names principal for new elementary schoolRed Oak ISD announces 25 Education Star StudentsRed Oak PD says “Clowns are people too” in response to hoaxesFerris man arrested for deadly Red Oak hit and runTornado damage to Donald T. Shields Elementary causes district to move classes ← WHS senior Madison Warren represented district in AustinEllis County Commissioners’ Court to meet on March 9 → You must log in to post a comment.