Beshear issues new order for schools not to return until Jan. 11

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear(Source: Office of the Governor/KET)
Updated: Dec. 18, 2020 at 10:24 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Governor Andy Beshear issued a new order Friday, Dec. 18. It applies to all public kindergarten through 12th grade schools and is a recommendation for every private school.

The order calls for schools in red zone counties to delay in-person instruction until Jan. 11 instead of Jan. 4.

It also mandates that schools must provide meaningful virtual options for students who opt not to resume in-person instruction.

Employees who are in the CDC and FDA high-risk category who request an alternative or virtual work assignment must be accommodated until vaccinations can be implemented.

Read the complete order below.

Beshear Executive Order on Schools by WAVE 3 News on Scribd

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