The first wave of Jefferson County Public Schools students returned to class for the first time since the pandemic changed the way of life last year.Since the spring, JCPS students have been under virtual learning to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. With teachers and staff vaccinated, schools are ready to welcome back students, but they’re doing so in phases.On Wednesday, more than 7,000 kindergarten to second-grade students and special education services returned to school buildings.JCPS Superintendent Marty Pollio is holding a news conference at 7 p.m. Wednesday to recap the first day and the remainder of the first week of classes.Click on the video player above to watch the news conference.

The first wave of Jefferson County Public Schools students returned to class for the first time since the pandemic changed the way of life last year.

Since the spring, JCPS students have been under virtual learning to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. With teachers and staff vaccinated, schools are ready to welcome back students, but they’re doing so in phases.

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On Wednesday, more than 7,000 kindergarten to second-grade students and special education services returned to school buildings.

JCPS Superintendent Marty Pollio is holding a news conference at 7 p.m. Wednesday to recap the first day and the remainder of the first week of classes.

Click on the video player above to watch the news conference.

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