School sends requests to governor
Area superintendents follow up with separate letter to the governor
Last updated 8/24/2021 at 9:09am
DAVENPORT – School leaders and the board aren’t happy with recent mandates brought down by the state, state superintendent Chris Reykdal and Gov. Jay Inslee. After making some tweaks, the board agreed to sign on to a letter penned by Davenport superintendent Jim Kowalkowski, middle/high school principal Chad Prewitt and elementary principal Noelle Carstens to Inslee with three specific requests at the board’s Aug. 16 meeting.
The first request asked Inslee to pivot from Reykdal’s recommendation that all school employees be mandated to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. Kowalkowski sai...