The lawsuit was initially filed after an executive order was given by Governor Andy Beshear on November 18 to halt all elementary, middle and high schools in-person classes from Nov. 23 through Dec. 13.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of our normal routines. School days are no exception. Most students are now learning from home. Most teachers are teaching virtually through non-traditional instruction, or NTI. The change in the way we learn could mean a change to the average snow day.
Daniel Cameron says he will argue this issue before another level of the U.S. court system and says despite the ruling, he is confident the at least nine schools involved in an ongoing lawsuit have a valid argument to have children in classrooms.
As the ongoing pandemic rolls on, restaurant and bar owners say they're continuing to get the short end of the stick. This is as Governor Andy Beshear signed an executive order that will give $40 million dollars of federal coronavirus relief funds to these businesses.
In a statement, the governor said “While we all want to get our kids back to in-person instruction, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recognized that doing so now would endanger the health and lives of Kentucky children, educators and families.”