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Audit reviews Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement Systems

A report by Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon shows the pension system for teachers is on more solid ground.

Pension reform a recurring topic in Governor debates

The issue of pension reform was a major focus last year especially for teachers. 

Realtors working to give back to Lexington teachers

Kristen LaRue was a teacher for seven years before she switched to real estate.

Judge refuses to step aside from teacher ‘sickout’ case

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's legal team has failed to persuade a judge to step aside from hearing a lawsuit stemming from protests that shut down some schools.

Bluegrass Central Labor Council held annual Labor Day picnic

The Bluegrass Central Labor Council held its annual Labor Day picnic, at Masterson Station Park on Monday.
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Phone scam targets teachers in Kentucky

Specific teachers are targeted in a new phone scam. Find out how it works and what can be done to avoid becoming a victim.

Teacher says state’s ‘sickouts’ ruling is a threat

Kentucky's labor secretary says more than 1,000 teachers violated state law by participating in rallies at the state Capitol.

Ky. Dept. of Education’s new website recruits new teachers

The Kentucky Department of Education has launched a new campaign and website to recruit and encourage potential teachers.

Back to school security following weekend mass shootings

After the weekend of shootings, parents, teachers, and students are thinking of their safety.

Kentucky Power awards grants to teachers and schools

Kentucky Power awarded grants to a dozen eastern Kentucky schools as part of the FIRST robotics program and the Teacher Vision Grant program.

Madison County Schools subpoenaed by KY Labor Cabinet

Last month, the state education commissioner requested the names of teachers who used sick days to rally at the Capitol.

School districts get subpoenas related to teacher absences

Kentucky's largest school district has received a subpoena from Gov. Matt Bevin's administration seeking the names of teachers who might have used sick days to rally at the state Capitol.

UPDATE: KEA responds to commissioner’s memo about teacher sickouts

The Kentucky Education Association has released a statement regarding the Education Commissioner's request of names of teachers who used sick days to rally at the Capitol.

UPDATE: KEA President, Gov. Bevin spar on teacher ‘sickouts’

War of words shared via video

UPDATE: Gov. Bevin responds to school closures

Jefferson County Public Schools closed Wednesday

Kentucky GOP trying again with teacher pension bill

It would make changes to the retirement system for any teacher hired after Jan. 1, 2020.

UPDATE: Striking W.Va. teachers picket, pack Capitol

West Virginia teachers plan to walk out again

Denver teachers, officials in contract talks

Denver teachers and district leaders are negotiating to try end a strike over pay with the help of a federal mediator.

After pension ruling, Kentucky GOP in position to try again

Kentucky teachers are rejoicing but Republicans are despairing after the state's Supreme Court struck down a law on procedural grounds that had made changes to one of the country's worst-funded pension systems.

Outlook for Kentucky teachers’ pension system improving

A consulting firm says the pension system for Kentucky's teachers has more money and less unfunded debt after the legislature decided to fully pay its annual funding request.

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