Inslee releases new state standards, urges Washington districts to begin reopening some schools after COVID-19 closures

Seattle Times: It’s time to get more students back into classrooms, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday.

In a push to get hundreds of thousands of Washington students in front of teachers again, Inslee — who ordered the temporary shutdown of schools nine months ago — announced new, significantly less-stringent disease metrics for school districts to follow when making reopening decisions.

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