But the district did hire a contractor to analyze air quality through “a representative sample of classrooms in every school.”
“We weren’t twiddling our thumbs.”
Grades 2-5 won’t return till April 5. But they are returning.
A deal may be within reach to open schools after spring break.
It’s not clear whether that will be Monday or another day, but Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero said the district “will be ready.”
Brown’s orders set up a confrontation with the state’s teachers’ unions, which have long been among her most loyal supporters.
Portland-area parents and child welfare advocates warn that another spring away from classes could do untold harm to students.