{FD} Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin apologizes for child sex abuse remarks amid teacher protests

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin apologized Sunday for saying that children were sexually abused because they were left home alone while teachers rallied to ask lawmakers to override his vetoes.

{FD} Oklahoma teachers strike for higher pay, education funding

Thousands of teachers in Oklahoma have rallied at the state Capitol in an effort to get lawmakers to approve additional educational funding.

{FD} Oklahoma Republicans refuse to bow to teachers’ demands

As the Oklahoma teachers’ strike enters its second week, Republican lawmakers said Tuesday that they have no plans to further concede to the groups’ demands of eliminating a capital gains tax break as a way to increase school funding.

{FD} Teacher strikes in Oklahoma, Kentucky shutter hundreds of schools amid demands for better pay

Hundreds of schools in Oklahoma and Kentucky were forced to remain closed Tuesday as teachers continue to strike for better wages and education funding.