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Tue Apr 16, 2019, 11:37 AM

Kentucky attorney general seeks to block teacher subpoenas

Source: Associated Press

Kentucky attorney general seeks to block teacher subpoenas

April 16, 2019

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) ó Kentuckyís top lawyer is challenging subpoenas from the governorís administration seeking the names of teachers who might have used sick days to attend statehouse rallies while the legislature met this year.

Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear said Tuesday heís giving Republican Gov. Matt Bevinís administration 10 days to rescind the subpoenas it recently sent to several school districts. If the administration doesnít comply, Beshear says heíll take them to court.

He says the subpoenas violate teachersí free speech rights.

Widespread absences in some districts forced classes to cancel for as long as a few days while teachers converged on Kentuckyís Capitol.


Read more: https://apnews.com/d7118aecd2e5418caa740da86a3a4dd5

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