Southern Indiana teachers find new struggles with virtual teaching Thursday, Aug 13 2020 

As students test positive for COVID-19, dozens more are being sent home to quarantine and complete courses via virtual learning.

        

New Albany-Floyd County Schools Report 3 COVID-19 Cases After First Day Of In-Person School Thursday, Aug 13 2020 

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New Albany-Floyd County Schools has reported three cases of COVID-19 after the district’s first day of in-person instruction.

Fairmont Elementary has two cases, and Green Valley Elementary has one. Both schools are in New Albany, Ind.

Superintendent Brad Snyder said one class at Green Valley and the entire first and third grades at Fairmont will switch to virtual learning until Monday.


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NTI Childcare and NTI Camps in Louisville Thursday, Aug 13 2020 

Many parents are seeking information about NTI Childcare or NTI Camps for their kids for the 2020-2021 school year We have researched businesses and organizations that are offering childcare services for virtual learning.  NTI Childcare is a very big concern for many Louisville parents. Businesses and organizations are innovating to provide camps or other forms of childcare to help parents [...]

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UofL welcomes students back on campus for new school year Wednesday, Aug 12 2020 

The University of Louisville is following a hybrid plan for the fall semester, with classes being offered both in-person and online.

        

Catholic schools set to reopen despite Beshear’s recommendation Wednesday, Aug 12 2020 

Some schools will begin next week; each school in the Archdiocese of Louisville had previously communicated with parents about their opening dates and opening plans.

        

Defying Beshear, Some Kentucky Schools Move Forward With In-Person Opening Wednesday, Aug 12 2020 

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Catholic schools in Kentucky say they will move forward with plans to open in-person classes this month, against the recommendation of Gov. Andy Beshear to delay in-person instruction until Sept. 28.

The decision came hours before Beshear announced the highest number of new daily cases the state has ever reported: 1,163 new cases. Seven more people have died.

Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, along with Catholic Bishops of Lexington, Covington and Owensboro, sent a letter to Beshear Wednesday saying, we plan to begin reopening our schools for the fall semester next week, with some schools having start dates later in the month. All of our schools have developed models to begin the school year.


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New Albany-Floyd County Schools Welcome Students Back For First Day Wednesday, Aug 12 2020 

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More Southern Indiana school districts opened their doors for in-person instruction Wednesday, including New Albany-Floyd County Schools.

The district, which serves nearly 11,500 students, initially planned to start July 29 before pushing that date by two weeks.

Superintendent Brad Snyder says the district is offering a hybrid model to allow students to choose between in-person and virtual learning. About 79% of students are returning to campus for classes.


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‘This building has been empty too long’ | New Albany-Floyd County students back in the classroom Wednesday, Aug 12 2020 

Nearly 90% of the student body at Floyds Knobs Elementary will walk through the halls for the first time in five months on Aug. 12.

        

Ultimate Field Trip Guide for Kentucky Tuesday, Aug 11 2020 

Field trips in Kentucky can be a great way to enjoy our region with your family. And, involving learning in family fun allows kids to expand their perspectives. What are the best field trips in Kentucky? Some of them are the hidden gems that are less obvious options. We hope to showcase options for families to go learn and laugh [...]

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Beshear Recommends Postponing In-Person Schooling Until Sept. 28 Monday, Aug 10 2020 

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Gov. Andy Beshear is recommending that Kentucky schools postpone in-person classes until Sept. 28.

Beshear announced the recommendation during his Monday briefing. It followed a meeting with school superintendents earlier in the day. By preemptively delaying in-person sessions, he said schools can avoid the disruption caused by sudden closures due to positive COVID-19 cases among students and staff.

“We are making what we believe is a realistic recommendation,” he said. “It’s a tough one, but one we believe it can give us some success. It is one where we are not going to simply say two weeks from now… and then delay it two weeks from then and potentially prevent school systems from taking some steps to do the best they can to educate our kids, even if it’s remotely during that period.”


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