Of the 20 letters submitted, 12 support starting the transition to a hybrid schedule now, while eight are in opposition.
State educators say they’ll need to work harder to convince students whose families can’t afford college that state and federal aid is there to help — they just need to apply for it.
The K-12 district switched to the hybrid schedule on Sept. 28, becoming the first in the area to test the approach to education during the pandemic.
The long wait will soon be over for College Place students longing to return to the classroom. The College Place School District opens schools for all grades Monday. The schools will use an a.m./p.m. hybrid schedule.
Comments must be submitted by Oct. 14 and will be posted to the district’s website before the Oct. 20 meeting.
Overall, Washington state's K-12 public school enrollment dipped by 31,000, or 2.82%, since the last academic year, according to new state data released Wednesday.
New Principal Paige Albrecht has seen the data and knows of the school's previous struggles. But with a new leadership team in place, she said it’s time to fully leave that past in the past.
Walla Walla school leaders did not read aloud all community letters submitted last week before deciding to continue distance learning. This wasn't intended to mislead, they said, but had to do with following comment-submission protocols.
The district superintendent said many of the children at day care centers are from families most in need during the pandemic. He said many of the students have parents who would not be able to stay home with them during the day.
Join us for the online premiere of Secret Life of the Forest: The Northern Blue Mountains. Read more
The faith-based private schools have moved swiftly from a distance learning program, through a hybrid schedule, and will be fully in-person by Oct. 5.