Back to School

  Ky. Dept. of Education: No more temperature checks needed at schools

  EVSC will host new summer learning program

  School choice bill to give parents options in Kentucky

  Owensboro High School releases plans for Prom 2021

  Ky. Gov. Beshear signs ‘redo’ bill allowing students to retake current school year

“Redo” bill signed by Gov. Beshear allows students chance to repeat current grade level

Continued Coverage

  OPS, DCPS returning to 5-day in-person learning schedule this week

Grayville Community Unit School District announces plan to limit virtual learning options

  KWC set for full return to campus in fall 2021

  Ivy Tech to return to in-person classes for fall semester

Kentucky Senate backs bill requiring schools to reopen

Greenville Elementary, Muhlenberg South Middle School students learning virtually Fri.

  Some Western Ky. students return to in-person learning this week

Some students in the Commonwealth are heading back into the classroom Monday.

  Owensboro, Daviess Co. Public School Boards approve 5-day schedule for in-person learning

The Owensboro and Daviess County Public School Boards have voted in favor on their respective plans to return to in-person classes five days a week.

  Ky. colleges get $269 million for coronavirus help

Several of Kentucky’s colleges and universities have been given a total of $203,628,298 to support students and campus communities during the coronavirus crisis.

  Hopkins Co. students return to in-person learning 4-days a week

Students in Hopkins County head back to in-person learning Thursday.

  Henderson Co. Schools plan for return to 4-day in-person schedule on March 22

  DCPS, OPS reveal proposed plans to return to 5-day schedule

Webster Co. Schools returning to in person classes

  Dawson Springs Independent Schools vote to return to in-person learning 4 days a week

McLean Co. Schools plan to go in-person 4 days a week in early March

UE announces May graduation ceremony dates for 2020 and 2021 classes

  Hopkins Co. schools expanding in person learning to 4 days a week

School officials say Wednesdays will continue to be used for remote learning and deep cleaning.

  New Indiana school COVID-19 guidelines begin Monday

New guidelines will be in place for schools Monday after Indiana state officials loosened quarantine and contact tracing rules.

  Walmart hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic for educators in western Ky.

Friday marks the first official clinic for educators in Daviess County, which includes three districts.

  IN health officials issue new COVID-19 guidelines for schools

Quarantine periods could be reduced under the new guidelines.

  Educators receive Moderna vaccine in Henderson Co.

Henderson County Schools Superintendent Dr. Bob Lawson spoke Thursday about their vaccination progress, as teachers began rolling up their sleeves to get their COVID-19 shots.

North Posey Schools change quarantine rules

They say students and staff will now follow the CDC’s 10-day quarantine for being a close contact.

  More KY educators to get vaccinated Friday

Walmart says they plan to vaccinate approximately 4,000 educators between Ohio, Daviess, Muhlenberg, Union and Henderson counties.

  Henderson Co. Schools to begin COVID-19 vaccinations for staff on Wed.

Staff members with Henderson County Schools will soon be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

  Evansville working on plans for new public WiFi locations

Evansville city leaders are working on a grant that will bring WiFi hotspots to neighborhoods they say need it most.

Earlington Elementary learning from home due to boil advisory

Officials with the school district say Earlington Elementary will be learning from home Tuesday and Wednesday.

  COVID-19 vaccine dates announced for personnel in Daviess Co. area schools

Staff members at schools in the Owensboro/Daviess County area will soon be able to get their COVID-19 vaccines.

  Some Tri-State schools return to in-person learning

Class is back in session Monday for several Tri-State schools.

  Cannelton schools back in-person Monday

Cannelton students will be heading back to the classroom on Monday.

  Warrick Co. Schools dismissing students early due to weather

Officials with Warrick County Schools say they were dismissing two hours early due to the winter weather advisory on Wednesday.

  EVSC closes Wednesday due to forecasted winter weather

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation announced on social media Wednesday morning all schools would be closed, due to the forecasted snow.

  Henderson Co. Schools dismissing early due to winter weather advisory

School officials say they dismissed any small groups in schools, as well as the Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center at noon.

  EVSC in need of subs

The Evansville Vanderburgh County School Corporation is in need of substitute teachers.

  Brescia to accept high school students without standardized test score

Brescia University will be allowing high school students to gain acceptance without submitting a standardized test score for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  Some Tri-State students head back to in-person learning Monday

Some students across the Tri-State will be heading back to school in-person Monday.

  All Owensboro Middle School students moving to virtual learning

Beginning on Friday, Owensboro Middle School will return to virtual learning for all students through Friday, January 29.

Ohio Co. elementary school moving to remote learning until Jan. 29

Ohio County Public Schools announced Wednesday that Southern Elementary School will be closed until at least January 29.

Tamarack Elementary closed to all in-person learning for rest of week

Tamarack Elementary School in Daviess County is closed to all in-person learning starting Tuesday.

  UE students return to campus this weekend

Students at the University of Evansville are moving back to campus this weekend following the holiday break.

  Tell City-Troy Township schools moving to virtual learning next week

Due to staffing concerns all Tell City-Troy Township Schools, officials say students will move to virtual instruction the week of January 18 through January 22.

  USI, UE outlines spring semester plans

A new semester is at hand for thousands of Tri-State college students.

  OPS students return to in-person learning on hybrid schedule

Owensboro Public School officials have released their detailed plans for sending students back in-person.

  Custodians in Henderson Co. sanitize schools ahead of Group 2′s return

Custodians in Henderson County are working hard to make sure students in Group 2 are safe when they head back to school Thursday.

  Some KY schools begin vaccination process, thousands of teachers await to receive doses

Law enforcement agencies are vaccinated, but thousands of teachers are awaiting a vaccination date from the state of Kentucky.

  Dawson Springs Schools delays return to in-person learning, new date set for Feb. 1

Students in the Dawson Springs Independent School System will not return to in-person classes until next month.

Bus driver shortage delaying preschool return in Daviess Co.

Daviess Co. schools returned to in-person learning Monday at their elementary and middle schools, but the preschool students will have to wait until Tues. Jan. 19.

  K-8 students at Daviess Co. Schools head back to class on hybrid schedule

Some students at Daviess County Public Schools in Kentucky headed back for in-person classes Monday.

  Muhlenberg Co. Schools extend virtual learning another week

Muhlenberg County Schools have decided to extend virtual learning.

OPS moving to hybrid plan Thursday

Owensboro Public Schools will head back to the classroom Thursday with their A/B hybrid model.

  First week back for Warrick Co. Schools

As they head into this new semester, they bring a lot of hope from what they were able to learn last fall.

  50% of students in Wabash Community Schools received an ‘F’ last semester

Wabash Community School District Number 348 in Mt. Carmel Illinois tells us they had to take it day by day last semester.

  Henderson County Schools beginning hybrid learning on Mon.

School officials say that students in Group 1 will attend in-person classes on Monday and Tuesday, while those in Group 2 will head to school on Thursday and Friday.

  MSD of North Posey heads back to class despite county being in the ‘red’

North Posey students headed back to the classroom Monday despite being in the county being in the red.

  Tri-State students return from break with some going back in-person, others virtually

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, the Warrick County School Corporation, Owensboro Public Schools and Henderson County Public Schools are set to resume Monday.

  Warrick Co. returning to in-person learning after Christmas break

Parents will still have the option to chose virtual learning.

  Kentucky schools react to Gov. Beshear’s school announcement

Kentucky's new guidelines for schools including changes for counties in red and orange.

  Jasper High School students going virtual due to large amount of close contacts

School leaders say those students will return to in-person learning on Monday, January 4, following the winter break.

  Cannelton City Schools to return to in-person learning Mon.

School officials say several staff members were in quarantine due to close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

  KY Teachers Advisory Council discusses in-person learning return

Teachers across the Commonwealth are weighing in on a possible return to in-person classes.

  State Board of Education approves waivers from EVSC

The Indiana State Board of Education granted a pair of waivers from the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation on Wednesday.

  So. Indiana Career & Technical Center working to recruit students

The career and technical school really rely on teaching through hands-on experience and labs.

Owensboro Public Schools remaining virtual through Dec. 18

The Owensboro Public School District announced Thursday that students will stick with virtual learning through December 18.

  Cannelton City Schools begin virtual learning Mon.

Cannelton City Schools will start virtual learning next week.

  OPS feeding students during virtual learning

Owensboro Public Schools’ feeding sites are weekly providing hundreds of students with breakfast and lunch.

  North Gibson schools return to in-person learning

Starting Monday, the North Gibson School Corporation says that all students and staff at Princeton Community Middle School and Princeton Community High School will return to in-person learning.

  Warrick County high school students moving to virtual learning

Students between grades 9-12 at the Warrick County School Corporation will transition to virtual learning on Monday.

  Federal court grants Gov. Beshear’s appeal to keep private, religious schools closed in Kentucky

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has ruled in favor of Governor Andy Beshear’s appeal to keep private religious schools closed for in-person learning.

Beshear files appeal to keep private, religious schools closed for in-person classes

U.S. District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove made the ruling on a lawsuit initially filed by Attorney General Daniel Cameron and Danville Christian Academy on Nov. 20.

  Owensboro Catholic Schools returning to in person classes

Now that a judge has stopped Gov. Beshear’s order to stop in person classes at private schools, Owensboro Catholic Schools say they will return to class.

  Judge strikes down Gov. Beshear’s order to halt in-person learning at private religious schools

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that religious schools in Kentucky can still hold in-person classes.

  Health experts worry about COVID-19 spread when college students travel for holidays

Thousands of college students are heading home for a Thanksgiving feast and eventually for winter breaks.

  NE Dubois High School to stay on hybrid schedule

The intermediate and elementary schools are going to continue to learn in-person.

  North Gibson to return to in-person learning following Thanksgiving break

North Gibson says they’re planning to return to regular, in-person instruction after Thanksgiving break.

  Warrick Co. high schools going virtual after Thanksgiving break

Superintendent Brad Schneider explained the decision was an issue of both safety and staffing.