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Office Closure Notice
The Office of the Education Ombuds will be closed the following days due to employee furloughs. OEO employees will not be available by phone or email and none of our public web pages will be updated.
Background: Due to an expected budget shortfall caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Jay Inslee directed OEO and other state agencies to furlough most employees for eight days this summer and fall. OFM offices will be closed and most employees will be on furlough on the following dates:
- Thursday, July 2 (as well as Friday, July 3rd for the holiday)
- Friday, July 10
- Friday, July 17
- Friday July 24
OEO will have additional furlough days (to be determined) for the remainder of the summer and through the fall.
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