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Kentucky teachers have been emboldened by strikes in West Virginia and Oklahoma. While the vast majority of school districts are on spring break this week, Pike County schools were closed on Tuesday for a teacher rally in downtown Pikeville at 2 p.m, according to WYMT. The Jefferson County Teachers ...
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Thousands of teachers flooded Kentucky's Capitol on Monday in a noisy, boisterous display of their displeasure with a last-minute ... “This is the largest turnout that I've ever seen in my years of lobbying here,” said Brent McKim, president of the Jefferson County Teachers Association.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The General Assembly boosted per-pupil funding for schools across Kentucky and provided financial help for struggling ... Lawmakers also cut funding for a pair of Jefferson County Public Schools programs, Every 1 Reads and the Georgia Chaffee Teenage Parent Program.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — All of Kentucky's public schools were closed Monday as thousands of teachers protested a surprise pension reform bill at the state ... The Jefferson County Teachers Association, the union representing teachers, librarians and other educators in the state's largest school district, had ...
... representative in Kentucky's House District 43 will have to prove to a Jefferson County judge they are eligible to run for the seat after residents in the district filed paperwork challenging the candidates' residency. According to the paperwork, which was filed in Jefferson County Circuit Court on March 29, ...

All of Kentucky's public schools are out of session Monday, as thousands of teachers are expected to protest a surprise pension reform bill at the state Capitol ... The Jefferson County Teachers Association is providing two school buses to transport teachers and encouraging others to wear red and carpool to ...
Jefferson County teachers union plans Monday rally against Kentucky pension reform bill ... The rally — slated to start in front of the school at 6:50 a.m. — comes as hundreds of Kentucky teachers continue to flood the State Capitol to express their frustrations with the current pension reform bill, Senate Bill 1 ...

A wave of school closures has swept Kentucky as teachers across the state, frustrated by a controversial pension reform bill passed Thursday night, requested substitutes or called in sick. Jefferson County Schools closed due to significant teacher absences that left it unable to "safely cover a large number ...
Jefferson County Public Schools are closed Friday due to significant teacher absences. In a statement released early Friday morning, the district said the volume of absences left JCPS unable to "safely cover a large number of classes with substitute teachers." The announcement came hours after Kentucky ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Although he said a pension reform package passed by the General Assembly late Thursday provided “relief” for current and retired ... Asked whether Jefferson County teachers could strike under its contract with JCPS, McKim said there's a standing injunction in Kentucky against ...
When Jefferson County Public Schools decided at 4:45 a.m. not to open, there were 1,237 requested teacher absences with several hundred more anticipated, .... A press release sent Friday from KY 120 United - Zone 3, a group of teachers and public employees, said teachers felt "compelled to send a ...


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