By Dr. Eric Fruits
Oregon Department of Education recently announced relaxed guidelines for school reopenings.
The new guidelines provide a roadmap for districts in the Portland area and much of the state to roll out in-person instruction for elementary school students.
Regardless of the new guidelines, it is looking more likely that many of Oregon’s largest school districts will not return to full-time, in-person instruction for all students this year.
In January, the presidents of teachers unions representing Oregon’s five largest school districts sent a letter to Gov. Kate Brown....