Gov. Kelly seeks to delay school start
July 23, 2020
By the time this paper is delivered, we expect to know more about what will happen to our schools this fall for the plans seem to be in flux. On Monday, Gov. Laura Kelly issued two executive orders related to the start of the school year in Kansas that will impact more than 519,000 elementary, middle and high school students, teachers, staff and administrators.
Kelly’s first executive order is an attempt to delay the reopening of schools until after Labor Day. Her second order – which was signed Monday and does not need approval – will make COVID-19 prevention recommendations, such a...