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By Garth Meyer
Whitman County Gazette 

Pullman pupils migrating to rural schools


November 19, 2020

COLFAX —With the Pullman school board holding off on a return to in-person education until Jan. 4, some families are looking to send their kids elsewhere in Whitman County.

Colfax Superintendent Jerry Pugh reports 12 students have transferred from Pullman in the last few weeks.

“We’ve had more calls than that,” he said.

He explained the decisions to allow the outside students to the school board Nov. 9.

“In talking to the principals, where we can add a few here, add a few there, that’s what we’re going to do,” Pugh said. “We still have social distancing requirements ours...

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