Only a handful of Oregon’s counties have met the metrics to allow in-person instruction since the Department of Education published its guidance on COVID-19 in mid-August.
Four of the cases involve Washington County schools, and the rest are outside the Portland area.
Classrooms for younger students could open in many districts, including in Clackamas County, through lower benchmarks that measure whether schools may conduct in-person classes.
SALEM—All Oregon students will be trained in CPR, thanks to the recently passed state law that requires the lifesaving skill to be taught before graduation. Gov. Brown signed the Senate Bill 79 into law on Wednesday.
OPINION- The earthquake in Nepal two weeks ago killed more than 7,000 people and damaged more than 16,000 schools. Aid groups estimate that roughly 5,000 schools were completely destroyed.
July 12, 2012 -- The Oregon Health Policy Board voted unanimously Tuesday to give the Oregon Health Authority the power to develop administrative rules for the student healthcare workforce, after a presentation by Lisa Angus and Terri Johanson who argued that nursing and medical students often face a major bureaucratic scramble when dealing with residencies or clinical placements during their education.