HOUSTON (AP) - The summer break has ended for millions of students in public schools across Texas.
Classes began Monday for the fall term.
The largest district in Texas expects more than 203,000 students on its campuses. The Houston Independent School District has 279 schools.
Other large districts across Texas also held their first day of school, including Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Austin, Brownsville, Laredo, El Paso and Lubbock.
Education officials estimate about 5 million Texas children are enrolled in public schools.