According to WSDOH, they claim a lot of unknowns. This second strain came from South Africa, the first 'strain' from the UK. That was the one that allegedly spread faster and more easily, but otherwise was not vastly different than original.
The plan is to begin elementary education in class (in part) on or around Oct. 26. Meanwhile, we've learned a large group of parents are looking at, or have begun to pursue some sort of legal action against the District.