What you need to know about back to school plans

It’s the first week of class for Portland public school students and many others around the state return in a matter of days. But the Delta variant of COVID-19 is spreading and most students are still unvaccinated. It’s an exciting and nerve-wracking time.


What do we make of it all?


On the latest episode of Beat Check with The Oregonian, reporters Eder Campuzano and Aimee Green talk about how school districts are preparing for yet another abnormal school year.


We talk about what school and activities will look like, why lunch is such a critical time and stuff like MERV 13 furnace filters and all kinds of nitty gritty details.


Related reading:

What you need to know as kids go back to school

PPS capped enrollment for online academy at 500, then Delta hit

Portland kids will eat outside for 6 weeks

Where to find KN95, N95 masks

How to protect your COVID-19 vaccine card


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