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[3 Oct 2020 | Comments Off on Portland schools delay resuming full-time classes for elementary students | ]

Space, distancing and staffing challenges all together made a contribution to the decision not to resume full-time classroom instruction October 13, according to a letter of the Superintendent sent to families.

Some parents in Portland Public Schools said that they support the decision of Superintendent Xavier Botana to not bring elementary students back to in-person learning five days each week as the district had hoped it might be able to do by the middle of October.

Botana announced the decision in a letter to families, saying that staffing, physical space, and the …