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6pm Students on Reopening 12082020
6pm Students on Reopening 12082020
How do students feel about returning to class?

On reopening student advisory.jpg we've heard a lot from state officials... education officials.... and parents about whether to reopen schools... but how do students feel about returning to class.

L3: abc 36 news white students weigh in on reopening schools commissioner's youth advisory council at a meeting of the commissioner's youth advisory council.... high school students from around the state were asked how they would advise governor beshear when it comes to reopening schools in january.

Many of the students say they believe schools should stay closed until the case numbers around the state come down more.

Others say the decision to reopen schools should be left up to individual counties.

The students also talked about the difficulties... and risks... that come with reopening the schools.... and keeping them closed even longer.

L3: abc 36 news white peyton hall fleming county high school 56:07 i do know alot of students are struggling to do their school work and not only doing their schoolwork but to sit behind a computer screen all day and having little interaction, sitting in the same place every day, all day, is not good for mental health as well 56:21 l3: abc 36 news white trevin bevin shelby valley high school 1:00:31: in pike county, when we come to school, that's increasing the risk for our senior citizens because we have alot of grandparents in pike county that raise their grandchildren.

I have a great grandfather who is still living and i'm not willing to go to school to risk him to let him die.1:00:48 l3: abc 36 news white students weigh in on reopening schools commissioner's youth advisory council the students also asked education commissioner jason glass if there was a plan for getting teachers vaccinated against the virus.

Glass says the governor has asked school superintendents to make a list of teachers and staff willing to get the vaccine... but saysit is not certain where teachers would fall on the vaccine distribution list.

It's insult to injury

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