Schools

Vale, Ontario, Adrian and Nyssa school plans take shape as budgets, guidelines form

A classroom at Ontario High School. (The Enterprise/Rachel Parsons)

With one month left of summer, Malheur County schools are scrambling to figure out how to safely deliver an education to their students amid a pandemic.

Most of the plans are still in the works. Funding is not locked down. Guidelines change frequently.

Local districts are considering a hogs’ mosh of options.

Guidelines from the Oregon Department of Education require students to be placed in stable groups throughout the day, 35 square feet per student in each room for social distancing, and the education of students who are immunocompromised or have other . . .