Jefferson County Public Schools will continue distance learning until late October after a recommendation from the district’s superintendent amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Jefferson County Board of Education met Tuesday, in which they approved Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio’s recommendation for the school district.
Sign up for our Newsletters
Last week, Pollio called for non-traditional instruction — NTI 2.0 — to continue up until the end of October as the state and Jefferson County continue efforts to lessen the rate of infection of COVID-19.
“Right now we are going in the wrong direction,” Pollio said.
Jefferson County is currently in the orange category when it comes to COVID-19 cases. The Kentucky Department of Public Health recommends those in the orange or red category to continue remote learning.
Pollio would like to see the county get into