Although the Kansas Supreme Court did not order a specific funding increase as sought by plaintiffs in Gannon v. Kansas, justices did order further legal review.
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March 07, 2014
March 04, 2014
A bill that would facilitate the prosecution of school personnel for displaying material deemed "harmful" to students has stalled in the Kansas legislature.
February 18, 2014
UPDATED: Democratic state representative Gail Finney, who introduced the bill, said that the measure was designed to clarify the boundaries of acceptable corporal punishment, which is not expressly defined in current Kansas statutes.
February 18, 2014
A split in the debate about the common standards shows up starkly in the news coverage of a Kansas lawmaker's views.
February 16, 2014
The Kansas Reading Roadmap hopes to promote 3rd grade reading proficiency, which research has shown is a strong predictor of students' future success.
February 13, 2014
According to Time, "Kansas lawmakers passed a bill Tuesday that would permit businesses and government employees to deny service to same-sex couples on the basis of their religious principles." What does this mean for LGBT youth?
January 28, 2014
As Kansas awaits a landmark decision on K-12 school funding, what's happening in the Evergreen State might provide a preview of fights over who controls the budget.
January 22, 2014
School resource officers in Maize, Kan., school district issue tickets to students for using profanity, a practice students have questioned.
January 06, 2014
High-profile rural charter school inspiring other schools to embrace project-based, outdoor learning center concept.
December 12, 2013
Kansas chooses to have its state university design its tests rather than using the system being created by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.