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‘Kentucky Tonight’ discusses state’s teacher shortage


‘Kentucky Tonight’ discusses state’s teacher shortage

For Release: 02/20/23 8:22 AM

On Kentucky Tonight, airing Monday, Feb. 20, at 8/7 pm, Renee Shaw hosts a discussion about Kentucky’s teacher shortage. Scheduled guests include:

  • • Jason Glass, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education
  • • State Rep. James Tipton, a Republican from Taylorsville and chair of the House Education Committee
  • • State Rep. Tina Bojanowski, a Democrat from Louisville
  • • State Rep. Killian Timoney, a Republican from Nicholasville
  • • Amber Sergent, 2023 Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year and social studies teacher at Woodford County High School

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Elizabeth Greenfield
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