As Jefferson County Public Schools closed again Thursday due to teacher “sickouts” to protest in Frankfort, Warren County Public Schools remained open, instead sending a small contingent of three teachers to lobby lawmakers.
Kim Coomer, a local teacher and president of the Warren County Education Association, told the Daily News that was no accident.
“We want to be in our classrooms,” she said, adding she’s encouraged the district’s teachers to contact their lawmakers, just “not on school time.”
Describing her conversations with Warren County Public Schools Superintendent Rob Clayton, Coomer said they were both in agreement that the best place for teachers to be is in the classroom.
“I think there’s a time