State eases restrictions on schools
March 24, 2021
Gov. Kate Brown and the Oregon Department of Education on Monday announced new guidelines for schools that allow 3 feet of physical distancing under certain conditions.
"After careful review by the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Education, Oregon will shift to allowing 3 feet of physical distancing under certain conditions, including county COVID-19 case rate levels for students in middle and high school," the ODE declared in a statement Monday.
The ODE stressed that it's up to local schools to determine whether they allow students that close together, and it noted t...