education

State loosens COVID-19 standards for some counties, school districts

The Forest Grove High School. Photo: Brenda Schaffer The state updated the “Ready Schools, Safe Learners” document Friday, October 30 to relax standards for reopening schools in Oregon, a move that Governor Kate Brown said could allow up to 130,000 students to return to in-person education right away. Individual districts ultimately make[Read More…]

Forest Grove School District prepares ‘Blueprint’ for school year start

The Forest Grove School District central office. Photo: Chas Hundley FOREST GROVE – The Forest Grove School District is preparing to present plans for how schools in the district will reopen under two different models: the current plans for Comprehensive Distance Learning, and the Hybrid model that would allow students[Read More…]

Forest Grove School District will begin the school year online

The Forest Grove School District central office. Photo: Chas Hundley FOREST GROVE – The Forest Grove School District will begin the school year online on September 14, superintendent Dave Parker announced Tuesday afternoon. “Unfortunately, as you well know, the virus continues to spread throughout our community, county, state and the[Read More…]

Schools will remain shuttered if COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Gov Brown says

The Forest Grove School District central office. Photo: Chas Hundley OREGON – Governor Kate Brown announced that Oregon school reopening in most cases will be tied directly to COVID-19 case numbers and metrics in Oregon and in each county a school district resides in. Shortly after, the Forest Grove School[Read More…]

New guidance for school reopening issued; fall sports remain uncertain

The Forest Grove High School. Photo: Brenda Schaffer OREGON – The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) today updated its Ready Schools, Safe Learners guidance for the 2020-21 academic year. Ready Schools, Safe Learners is a program developed by the ODE in conjunction with Gov. Kate Brown that provides a framework[Read More…]

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