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Drew Vant Land, the organizer of the rally and UK philosophy graduate student, and Samuel Lockridge, a UK public administration graduate student, led protestors in chants during the #KY120 Solidarity Rally by the Bowman statue on the University of Kentucky campus on Thursday, April 12, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Kentucky education is on a ‘dark road,’ UK campus protesters say

Rick Childress April 12, 2018

Red-clad protesters rallied at the Bowman's Den Wildcat Statue for close to an hour in the bright noon sun on Thursday. Future and current teachers of higher and public education gathered with supporters...

Teachers and other supporters met at the Kentucky Education Association building on Monday, April 2, 2018 in Frankfort, Kentucky to protest the surprise pension bill.

UPDATE: Thousands march on state Capitol over teacher pensions, education budget

April 1, 2018

Bus loads of marchers filled Frankfort this morning to protest a surprise teacher pension bill that swept through the Kentucky legislature last week, as well as possible cuts to Kentucky's education...

A student’s guide to the pension crisis

October 20, 2017

Kentucky operates two defined benefit pension systems, which are “retirement plans that promises its recipients a set level of benefits, generally for life,” according to Kentucky Chamber’s website....

Matt Bevin

Kentucky pension crisis must be taken seriously

Editorial Board October 20, 2017

Since 2016, Kentucky has faced one of the worst pension crises in history. The current problem has been a buildup over several administrations, and now Gov. Matt Bevin and his crew are taking the brunt....

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