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Alameda County health officials OK reopening elementary schools Oct. 13

Original post made on Oct 4, 2020

Alameda County public health officials announced Thursday that elementary schools with a COVID-19 health and safety plan in place will be able to reopen Oct. 13, but it may be longer until Tri-Valley schools decide to do so.

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Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Oct 4, 2020 at 6:49 pm

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Open the schools pusd!

Posted by Nicole
a resident of Amador Estates
on Oct 5, 2020 at 11:56 am

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PUSD has already made the decision to open, however, it is very complicated with PPE, schedules, emergency drills, contact tracing, keeping teachers and students safe, nasty parents, equipment, staff, etc. There are a LOT of factors in reopening, not just PUSD being annoying and not saying they will open. There are hundreds of people behind-the-scenes trying to organize it but it isn't something that can happen in 2 weeks.

Posted by HVAC is an ongoing issue
a resident of Ruby Hill
on Oct 5, 2020 at 6:42 pm

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I really doubt the aging PUSD physical infrastructure can meet the HVAC safety requirements required to ensure the air inside the old classrooms is going to be safe for students to breathe. Thankfully the standards are pretty high:

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