FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVF) — Kentucky public schools will be closed for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. The state Department of Education made the announcement after a call with Governor Andy Beshear.
Following a conversation with @kycommissioner and @GovAndyBeshear, it's been recommended Kentucky schools do not return to in-person classes for the rest of 2019-20 year. Our schools will continue @MyNTIky in order to reach 1,062 instructional hours. More info soon. #KyEd
— KY Dept of Education (@KyDeptofEd) April 20, 2020
Non-tradition instruction, or NTI will continue for the remainder of the school year. It's reported that Governor Beshear instructed superintendents to post about the closure on social media.
Earlier this month, Governor Andy Beshear recommended that schools needed to be closed until May 1.
Monday's announcement comes after neighboring states Tennessee and Ohio made the same announcement.