Washington State school officials release guidance for upcoming school year
Health and safety guidelines issued for a safe return
June 18, 2020
OLYMPIA—Washington State education officials released a guide to reopening schools for Fall 2020 on Thursday, June 11. The document lays a framework for schools to begin planning what their return to school in the fall looks like. The guidance was developed in partnership with the state Department of Health (DOH); the Governor’s Office; the Department of Labor and Industries; and a broad stakeholder group of more than 120 educators, practitioners, parents, community-based organizations, legislators, and students.
State School Superintendent Chris Reykdal states “Learning is a social a...