BOE formulates plan for re-opening schools

Pictured at the Fayette BOE work session were board members, from left: Tom Hubbert, Sam Sullivan and John Stowe. Board members Keith Madison and Tim Fields were also present.

The Fayette County Board of Education held a work session on Thursday, July 16 to present a tentative working “roadmap” for reopening school in Fayette County this fall. All current board members were present. Superintendent Jim Burkhalter said that the scheduled start date for students remains Aug. 20. He said that on-line, remote and virtual classes during the new school year would be much more difficult and challenging then the classes that the school system finished the spring semester with. “Our objective is to be as safe and efficient a school system as possible,” Burkhalter said.



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