OLATHE, Kan. — The Olathe Board of Education is expected to choose on Thursday gating criteria it feels best fits the district, rather than continue to follow county guidelines.
“I think there is a lot of community pressure right now to bring students back 100 percent,” said Leigh Anne Rogers, president of Olathe National Education Association.
The district, which will hold a board meeting on Thursday, currently follows the Johnson County Department of Health’s guidelines. Under that criteria, schools are in the red zone, in which only elementary school students are able to return to the classroom. All others are