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Kentucky education commissioner still wants protester names


March 20, 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's largest school district has asked the state's education commissioner to withdraw his request for names of teachers who used sick days to protest at the state Capitol, but the commissioner says he will not back down.

News outlets report Commissioner Wayne Lewis told Jefferson County's Board of Education on Tuesday he still wants the names but won't punish the teachers if school remains in session.

Lewis last week wouldn't rule out disciplining teachers who used sick days to close multiple school districts so they could protest.

Lawmakers were considering p...

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