After weeks of back and forth discussions, Jefferson County Public Schools students and parents will soon learn when the district wants to resume in-person instruction.On Thursday, Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio will unveil his recommended reopening dates for all JCPS schools during his “State of the District” address, which will air exclusively on WLKY.Jefferson County Public Schools has stuck with virtual learning over the past few months since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. While most school districts across Kentucky have either completely resumed in-person instruction – or used a hybrid model – JCPS has spent weeks reviewing plans on how to safely get students and teachers back in the classroom.That was until this week when Gov. Andy Beshear and state lawmakers put more pressure on the state’s largest school district to return to face-to-face instruction.The question lately has been when exactly JCPS wants students back in classrooms. Pollio has remained vague, suggesting in-person instruction could happen once educators receive their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. While the dates are not available ahead of Thursday’s address, WLKY confirmed that Pollio will detail reopening dates for early childhood, elementary and middle and high schools. This will be the first time the superintendent gives exact dates and will happen ahead of a special school board meeting Thursday night. Earlier this week, the school board announced that it would vote on reopening plans Thursday. It’s unclear if they will vote on the proposed dates at that time.The superintendent’s address will air exclusively on WLKY beginning around 12:45 p.m. Tune in on-air and online at WLKY.com and in our app.

After weeks of back and forth discussions, Jefferson County Public Schools students and parents will soon learn when the district wants to resume in-person instruction.

On Thursday, Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio will unveil his recommended reopening dates for all JCPS schools during his “State of the District” address, which will air exclusively on WLKY.

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Jefferson County Public Schools has stuck with virtual learning over the past few months since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. While most school districts across Kentucky have either completely resumed in-person instruction – or used a hybrid model – JCPS has spent weeks reviewing plans on how to safely get students and teachers back in the classroom.

That was until this week when Gov. Andy Beshear and state lawmakers put more pressure on the state’s largest school district to return to face-to-face instruction.

The question lately has been when exactly JCPS wants students back in classrooms. Pollio has remained vague, suggesting in-person instruction could happen once educators receive their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

While the dates are not available ahead of Thursday’s address, WLKY confirmed that Pollio will detail reopening dates for early childhood, elementary and middle and high schools. This will be the first time the superintendent gives exact dates and will happen ahead of a special school board meeting Thursday night.

Earlier this week, the school board announced that it would vote on reopening plans Thursday. It’s unclear if they will vote on the proposed dates at that time.

The superintendent’s address will air exclusively on WLKY beginning around 12:45 p.m. Tune in on-air and online at WLKY.com and in our app.

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