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Judge blocks part of school district pronoun policy

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A federal judge has temporarily blocked a Kansas school district policy that bars teachers from revealing to parents that a student has requested to...

Senate passes ‘parents bill of rights;’ governor denounces legislation

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The Kansas Senate Tuesday approved a  "parents bill of rights" that Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly characterized as a "teacher demoralization act." Kelly told reporters Tuesday...

Senate approves open enrollment bill

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The Kansas Senate on Tuesday approved a bill allowing students to more freely move from one school district to another as part of a...

Watson remark referenced Indians ‘raiding the town’

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Kansas Education Commissioner Randy Watson related how he told his cousins from California how they should worry more about Indians "raiding the town" than...

Parents rights, curriculum transparency bill under fire

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A bill establishing a parents bill of rights and requiring school districts to screen library books for offensive material came under sharp criticism Wednesday...

Two Regents nominees go to Senate without recommendation

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A Senate panel refused to recommend two of Gov. Laura Kelly's nominees to the Kansas Board of Regents because of concerns about whether they...

Lawmakers consider mandatory open school enrollment

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Conservative groups are urging lawmakers to require school districts to allow students to more freely move from one district to another as part of...

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...