Beginning early next month, Portland students whose parents give approval will receive COVID tests weekly, regardless of whether they have symptoms.
In a statement released Monday, the Newberg School District said it had placed the staffer on leave.
The shortage stems from a difficult financial choice the district says it was forced to make when the pandemic hit in 2020.
Students and administrators agree this was an unprecedented event.
“Right Band-Aid, wrong appendage.”
The board of the state’s largest higher ed institution is out of step with state and county policies.
The state’s largest school district joins other big-city districts around the country.
COVID is heating up in Oregon ahead of the planned Sept. 1 resumption of in-person school.
Bragdon also led two other Oregon colleges.
Anti-mask stances are popular among Republicans, but it’s a notable step in the anti-vaxx group’s rightward trajectory.
The city’s largest preschool has to split up its kids into two different facilities—but one of those facilities may not be ready for use until after the school year starts.
Given the rate at which the more contagious Delta variant can spread, herd immunity is estimated to require a vaccination rate closer to 90%.
“She supports moving the school—regardless of the Rose Quarter project.”
In other news: Wheeler recall funding lags.
“The text contains historical inaccuracies, which may cause harm to students of color in particular,” Isaac Cardona said in his summary of the committee’s finding.