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House panel moves to restore teacher due process rights

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Kansas lawmakers late Monday afternoon moved to restore teacher due process rights that were peeled away four years ago. The House Education Committee voted to...

Senate panel approves bill protecting campus speech

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Authorities arrested activists passing out pocket copies of the Constitution on a community college campus in Michigan. Texas Southern University turned away U.S. Sen John...

House rejects effort to debate teacher due process

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The House overwhelmingly turned back an effort Thursday morning to force a vote on a bill restoring due process rights for teachers. The House rejected...

Gun-safety class stalls in House

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An effort to give school districts explicit authority to offer gun-safety classes crafted by the National Rifle Association stalled Thursday in the Kansas House. House...

House speaker commits to teacher due process debate

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Kansas House Speaker Ron Ryckman on Thursday said his chamber would debate a bill on restoring due process rights for teachers this session. "The body wants it,"...

Education consultants meet lawmakers; some worry where funding study headed

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Education consultants working on a new cost study of the Kansas public education system visited lawmakers Friday, explaining how they're coming up with a...

Legislation would put Dale Dennis controversy to bed

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  A pair of Kansas lawmakers want to make sure there's never a Dale Dennis situation again. Dennis, of course, is one of the state’s leading...

Republican House leadership rolls out $5 million school security plan

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House Republican leaders on Tuesday unveiled a $5 million plan for security upgrades at elementary and secondary schools across Kansas. Backed by his legislative leadership...

Senate cool on teacher due process bill

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The Kansas House on Thursday moved to restore teacher due process rights that were peeled away four years ago. The House voted 73-48 to approve...

Campus free-speech bill fails to win Senate approval

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A campus free-speech bill failed to gain enough support in the Kansas Senate on Thursday afternoon after concerns were raised that it would adversely...