The union, which has about 5,800 members, most of whom are teachers, has not weighed in on a specific date for reopening.
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The concerns were published in a recent survey by the Jefferson County Teachers Association.
Jefferson County Teachers Association President Brent McKim said Monday that those vaccinated through the city’s LouVax program before Feb. 1 were not automatically registered for second vaccination appointments. The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness transitioned to a digital scheduling and management system called Salesforce on that date, according to spokesperson Karl Bullock.
District leaders went over plans for keeping schools clean and making sure students and staff will have enough personal protective equipment (PPE).
The deal comes the day before the Jefferson County Board of Education is scheduled Tuesday to discuss updates on the district’s proposed reopening plan and the vaccination schedule for more than 13,000 employees and contractors who have received their initial doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine.
"We have not taken an organizational position, but we are conveying our members' concerns to the district administration," JCTA President Brent McKim said.
House Bill 258, sponsored by Rep. C. Ed Massey, moved to the House floor on a 14-4 vote and cleared the lower chamber hours later on a 68-28 vote.
Gov. Andy Beshear has said he expects to reveal his administration’s guidelines for some type of in-person instruction starting Jan. 4 for “red zone” counties in the state’s COVID-19 transmission map as early as next week.
Better Schools Kentucky has spent big backing Chris Kolb in his District 2 reelection campaign and Sarah McIntosh in her bid to replace Chris Brady in District 7.
In a recent survey of 33,743 households the district conducted, 20,823 — or 61.7% — were in favor of returning to in-person learning.