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JCPS Provides Sickout List To Department Of Education

Posted at 5:05 AM, Mar 26, 2019

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Jefferson County Public Schools has responded to the Department of Education.

The district has provided a preliminary list of names of the teachers who called out of schools on the days the district was forced to close, according to a JCPS spokesperson.

Teachers staged sickouts to attend protests in Frankfort of bills they deemed harmful to public education.

Bullitt and Oldham County Public Schools also responded to the request by the education commissioner.

He has promised the teachers named on the list will not be punished as long as they do not call out sick again to protest Thursday.