Kentucky teachers

Kentucky teachers talk about why they leave the classroom. And why they stay.

BY: - April 20, 2023

Emilie McKiernan Blanton has been called a “unicorn” — but not because she has mystical powers. Rather, her reputation comes from her career. The 38-year-old is a 15-year teacher veteran. Her long track record makes her something of a rarity nowadays as Kentucky and the nation face a shortage of teachers — a phenomenon that […]