Governor signs bills to help students
Last updated 3/4/2021 at 10:55am
The return to in-person education in public schools is underway.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed two bills March 2, assuring students affected by the pandemic can graduate on time.
The first bill waived graduation requirements for students who were previously on track to graduate before the emergency. The other bill allowed a waiver for previously required make-up days for private school students.
Inslee recently advocated for an accelerated shift to in-person learning, citing its safety.
“The reason we know it's safe to go back to on-site instruction is because we demonstrated it with over 200,0...