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Kentucky Tonight discusses reopening Kentucky’s schools and what instruction may look like


Kentucky Tonight discusses reopening Kentucky’s schools and what instruction may look like

For Release: 07/17/20 10:53 AM

On Kentucky Tonight, airing Monday, July 20, at 8/7 p.m. on KET, host Renee Shaw discusses the subject of Kentucky’s schools reopening and what school instruction might look like when the academic year begins. She will be joined by the following guests:

  • Cornelius Faulkner, superintendent of the Caverna Independent School District
  • Kelly Foster, Ed.D., associate commissioner of the Office of Continuous Support and Improvement with the Kentucky Department of Education
  • Eric Kennedy, director of advocacy for the Kentucky School Boards Association
  • Noraa Ransey, elementary school teacher with Calloway County Public Schools in Murray
  • Greg Schultz, superintendent of Oldham County Schools
  • Corrie Shull, board member of the Jefferson County Public Schools, District 6 
  • Allison Slone, a special education teacher in Rowan County and founder of KYREADS, which provides professional instruction to teachers about students with dyslexia
  • Stephen Pruitt, Ph.D., president of the Southern Regional Education Board (pre-recorded interview)

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Todd Piccirilli
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications