Time for more local control in battling COVID?
August 19, 2020
We’ve been living with the coronavirus pandemic for about five months now in east Linn County and it’s been an experience.
Particularly in our schools.
Educators have been jerked this way and that by constantly changing directives from Salem as they’ve tried to figure out new ways to educate students on the fly.
Students have learned hard lessons about the unpredictability of life – and how “fun” Zoom can be.
Athletes and coaches have been bombarded with conflicting dictates from the Oregon School Activities Association, which itself is simply trying to respond positively to...