Texas school districts are preparing for the new school year by stocking up on hand sanitizers, meeting with health officials and printing swine flu prevention posters.
They're hoping to avoid a repeat of last spring, when 500,000 of the state's 4.7 million students stayed home after hundreds of schools closed for a few days or longer.
Since then, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention learned more about the swine flu and set new guidelines -- saying buildings should be closed only in drastic cases.
Arlington officials are distributing posters in three languages on how to stop the spread of swine flu.
Mayor Robert Cluck says he doesn't plan to close schools or cancel games at the new Dallas Cowboys stadium and says the city will follow CDC guidelines.
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