SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Education Tuesday released updated guidance for schools to consider as they plan to reopen.
“We are providing school leaders with the information they need to make local decisions about returning to in-person instruction,” said ODE Director Colt Gill. “We all know that in-person instruction provides our children and families with access to an equitable education. Schools are a center of services to students and families, offering nutritious meals, access to social-emotional and mental health supports, as well as physical health services. This guidance provides new resources to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and better meet students’ needs in this time.”
Here are the key changes from the Department:
Critical Factors For Schools
As schools make decisions about returning to in-person instruction, they must focus on two critical factors:
The changes begin immediately.