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‘Kentucky Tonight’ discusses back to school issues and safety protocols


‘Kentucky Tonight’ discusses back to school issues and safety protocols

For Release: 07/23/21 3:21 PM

On Kentucky Tonight, airing Monday, July 26, at 8/7 pm, Renee Shaw talks with her guests about back to school issues and safety protocols. Scheduled guests include:

  • Jason Glass, Ed.D., commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education
  • Marty Pollio, Ed.D., superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools
  • Carrie Ballinger, superintendent of Rockcastle County Schools
  • Eddie Campbell, president of the Kentucky Education Association
  • Penny Christian, vice president of Leadership Outreach for the Kentucky PTA
  • Eric Kennedy, director of advocacy for the Kentucky School Boards Association 

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Todd Piccirilli
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications