Pullman students to start school year at home
District may reopen with 'rolling start' if coronavirus cases decline
August 6, 2020
PULLMAN — The School Board just voted to keep campuses closed to start the school year.
The action at tonight's meeting, Aug. 12, follows a recommendation from the Whitman County Health Department, which cited increasing coronavirus cases.
If cases decrease in the near future, the district will likely consider a "rolling start" to reopening classes one or two grades at a time, officials said, noting they need a "fluid" plan to be able to adjust as conditions change.
Other area school boards have yet to officially decide reopening plans.
To the west in Washtucna, which is located in a more...