Kentucky students in the Union County Public Schools district will be returning to in-person instruction ahead of Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear's recommended start date of Sept. 28.
Students will return to in-person classes on Sept. 14 at 50% capacity. The students will be on a rotating A/B schedule, similar to some other Tri-State school districts.
The district says that students will return to in-person instruction under enhanced safety procedures that meet Kentucky's "Healthy at School" guidelines, though other options will still be available to students in the district, such as virtual learning.
The decision for students to return to in-person instruction was made during a Union County Public Schools board meeting on Thursday.
Schools in the Union County Public Schools district include Sturgis Elementary School, Union County High School, Union County Middle School, Morganfield Elementary School, Uniontown Elementary School, Union County Learning Academy, and Victory Technical High School.
More information on the district's return to in-person instruction can be found on the Union County Public Schools website.