Commission recommends funding for school district projects

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear says a state commission has recommended funding for projects in several Kentucky school districts as part of a $127 million school construction plan. The Kentucky School Facilities Construction Commission voted Wednesday to recommended the funding. The projects are in the following districts: Hart, Martin, Floyd, Boyd, Bellevue, Mayfield, Jackson, Grant, Breckinridge, Bath, Cumberland, Pendleton and Carter. The $127 million for school construction and renovation comes from the federal pandemic aid package championed by President Joe Biden and passed by congressional Democrats.