The Kentucky Board of Education voted through a series of COVID-19-related emergency waivers Friday in a bid to untangle issues like attendance and funding. Yet some members noted a growing chorus of concern about reopening plans among teachers and parents as fall start dates approaches.
Kentucky higher education officials are taking a wait-and-see approach toward a new Trump administration rule that would revoke the visas of international students if their classes are held fully online.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is promising new health requirements after the state recorded a second-straight day of increased COVID-19 cases. Kentucky reported 402 new cases on Wednesday and 371 on Tuesday.
Senator Mitch McConnell signaled another major federal relief package is in the works, but during a swing through Central Kentucky Wednesday the Republican leader warned the country can't afford another economic standstill.