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Trump radicalized teachers, now Republicans are saying they won't vote for the party anymore

Trump radicalized teachers, now Republicans are saying they won't vote for the party anymore

The teachers' rebellion is a global phenomenon, and though it's been brewing for a long time, the public was a lot more skeptical of teachers' demands when they were striking in Democratic strongholds
A True Labor of Love

A True Labor of Love

Teachers are expected to do their jobs for the love of it. For years now, that has meant getting by with tattered, aged textbooks, in buildings that are falling apart, and spending their own money on
A RICH, SMOKY FLAVOUR. Krossover Custom’s ‘Batch #44’ Yamaha RD350 Cafe Tracker

A RICH, SMOKY FLAVOUR. Krossover Custom’s ‘Batch #44’ Yamaha RD350 Cafe Tracker

In the age of social media, everyone has an opinion on absolutely everything and if your work involves creative endeavour then chances are you're copping twice as much abuse. But award-winning painter
Why a Kentucky Dad Is Keeping His AR-15 After His Daughter Was Wounded in a School Shooting

Why a Kentucky Dad Is Keeping His AR-15 After His Daughter Was Wounded in a School Shooting

"Please stop talking about AR-15s. Yes, my daughter was shot, yes I'm angry. But I can tell you it's not a gun thing"
Op-Ed Columnist: We Don’t Need No Education

Op-Ed Columnist: We Don’t Need No Education

Thousands of teachers rallied for education funding at the state Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., two weeks ago.
Neighborhood Joint: Derby-Fabulous Hats, Fresh From the Garment District

Neighborhood Joint: Derby-Fabulous Hats, Fresh From the Garment District

Christine A. Moore, who was recently named the featured milliner of the 144th Kentucky Derby, adjusts a hat on one of her employees.
Op-Ed Columnist: The Teachers’ Revolt Spreads to Arizona

Op-Ed Columnist: The Teachers’ Revolt Spreads to Arizona

Thousands of teachers walked out of their classrooms on Thursday in Arizona to demand more funding for public schools. In Phoenix, educators and supporters marched to the State Capitol.
Matt Bevin’s Revenge?

Matt Bevin’s Revenge?

Weeks after public school teachers across the state walked out of class, the Kentucky Department of Education has recommended that the state assume control of Kentucky’s largest school system.
Making Teachers’ Strikes Illegal Won’t Stop Them

Making Teachers’ Strikes Illegal Won’t Stop Them

Thousands protested in Phoenix for higher teacher pay and school funding on the first day of a statewide teachers’ strike in April.
Transition to clean energy offers opportunities for Appalachia’s struggling coal communities

Transition to clean energy offers opportunities for Appalachia’s struggling coal communities

An energy technology company’s decision to open a new manufacturing facility in Pikeville, Kentucky, the heart of Appalachia coal country, has delivered a ray of hope to a region hard-hit by the
Teacher Claims He was Fired After Coming Out as Bisexual in Support of His LGBTQ Students

Teacher Claims He was Fired After Coming Out as Bisexual in Support of His LGBTQ Students

Last spring, a middle school chorus teacher in Kentucky lost his job just a month after coming out as bisexual on Instagram.
Georgia, Arkansas and Kentucky Primaries: Top Races to Watch

Georgia, Arkansas and Kentucky Primaries: Top Races to Watch

Adriel James, a poll manager, helps voters at the Clairmont Presbyterian Church in Atlanta on Tuesday.
Georgia, Arkansas and Kentucky Primaries: Top Races to Watch

Georgia, Arkansas and Kentucky Primaries: Top Races to Watch

Adriel James, a poll manager, helps voters at the Clairmont Presbyterian Church in Atlanta on Tuesday.
These Kentucky teachers rallied for more education funding. Now they’re running for office.

These Kentucky teachers rallied for more education funding. Now they’re running for office.

Dozens of Kentucky teachers who rallied for more education funding at the state Capitol this spring are now taking a different approach to changing policy: They’ve put themselves on the ballot. At
Gay Man Denied Marriage License by Kim Davis Loses Bid to Challenge Her for Kentucky County Clerkship

Gay Man Denied Marriage License by Kim Davis Loses Bid to Challenge Her for Kentucky County Clerkship

Davis spent a week in jail after refusing a judge's order to issue marriage licenses
Amy McGrath, Once a Fighter Pilot, Wins Democratic Primary for Kentucky’s 6th District

Amy McGrath, Once a Fighter Pilot, Wins Democratic Primary for Kentucky’s 6th District

Amy McGrath giving her victory speech in Richmond, Ky., on Tuesday night.
Gay Man Denied Marriage License by Kim Davis Loses Bid to Challenge Her for Kentucky County Clerkship

Gay Man Denied Marriage License by Kim Davis Loses Bid to Challenge Her for Kentucky County Clerkship

Davis spent a week in jail after refusing a judge's order to issue marriage licenses
A High School Teacher Beat the House Majority Leader in Kentucky’s Republican Primary

A High School Teacher Beat the House Majority Leader in Kentucky’s Republican Primary

Travis Brenda's win follows a wave of education protests by teachers calling for increased pay and other benefits
A High School Teacher Beat the House Majority Leader in Kentucky’s Republican Primary

A High School Teacher Beat the House Majority Leader in Kentucky’s Republican Primary

Travis Brenda's win follows a wave of education protests by teachers calling for increased pay and other benefits
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