The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has released the latest data based on testing in the spring of the last school year. KDE Commissioner Jason Glass said the results would give a view into the state's school system during an unprecedented time where some districts remained virtual for much of the year because of the pandemic. Others were on hybrid plans or were forced to pivot with little notice between in-class and at-home learning because of rising COVID cases.
Ford’s selection of Kentucky to build twin battery plants will vault the state into a global leadership role in the electric vehicle market, Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday in celebrating the state’s single largest-ever economic development project. A day after the $5.8 billion Glendale project was unveiled, Beshear said the state already is hearing from prospective suppliers that could create more jobs in the state’s burgeoning automotive sector.
Ford and a partner company say they plan to build three major electric-vehicle battery factories and an auto assembly plant by 2025 — a dramatic investment in the future of EV technology that will create an estimated 10,800 jobs and shift the automaker’s future manufacturing footprint toward the South.
Falling in line with recommendations by the CDC, Governor Andy Beshear’s administration has laid out the Pfizer booster recommendations for Kentucky. If you have received both rounds of the Pfizer vaccine, you are eligible for a booster shot six months after your second dose if you are: