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Critical race theory debate rages at Capitol

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(Updated to add more testimony and reaction to limits on those who could testify with edits throughout) The battle over critical race theory raged at...

Regents: No hurry on community college service areas

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Higher education officials on Wednesday showed no interest in making any quick changes to the service areas for the state's community college system. Board of...

Community college presidents want service areas protected

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The presidents of the state's community colleges are cautioning higher education officials against doing anything that would rework the geographical areas that they serve. The...

1776 PAC piles up election wins in Kansas, nationally

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A national political action committee that backed candidates who opposed critical race theory won better than 75% percent of its races nationwide, including most...

Key lawmaker links CRT to student depression

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In what may be a preview of the statehouse debate to come, a key Kansas lawmaker on Thursday linked critical race theory to student...

Senate Ed chair cautions state school board on CRT

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The chair of the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday warned the state school board that its statement on critical race theory is being viewed...

Desetti leaving KNEA at end of ’21

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Longtime Kansas teacher union lobbyist Mark Desetti will retire at the end of the year, saying he wants to travel, spend more time with...

Many school districts without basic IT security, audit shows

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Many Kansas school districts do not employ basic security controls for information technology in an era when schools are at an increased risk of...

Higher ed enrollment inches up, but down over 5 years

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The state's higher education system saw enrollment in student headcount inch up slightly this year while seeing a multiyear slide in enrollment continue. New numbers...

Federal PAC targets local school board races

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In what may be a first for Kansas, a federal political action committee is targeting local school board races in an effort to elect...