CORONAVIRUS, Government, Oregon

Gov. Brown to order most Oregon public schools to open by April 19

Banks School District. Photo: Chas Hundley

Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced she will be mandating a return to in-person or hybrid instruction for most Oregon public school students by the week of March 29 for K-5 students and April 19 for students in grades 6-12.

According to a press release issued Friday, schools must operate under a hybrid learning model or a fully on-site instructional model when the county the district is located in meets, or exceeds, COVID-19 metrics laid out by the Oregon Department of Education and the Oregon Health Authority. 

With a planned executive order defining the details of the mandate soon to come, Brown . . .

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