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See the best video, photos as Kentucky teachers pack Frankfort, protest in the Capitol

Kentucky teachers gathered by the thousands in Frankfort on Monday to rally for education funding and to protest a surprise vote last week on public pension changes.

With spring break in much of the state, and other schools districts closed for the rally, the crowds are expected to be massive at the Capitol.

On Friday, 26 school districts had to close after hundreds of teachers called in sick following the passing of pension reform by the state legislature.

Protesters gathered at the Kentucky Education Association building on Capital Avenue around 9 a.m. Monday before marching to the Capitol, where they rallied inside and out. See information on street closures in Frankfort at this link.

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