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Schools seek exemption from tax ‘transparency’ bill

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School officials are asking lawmakers to exempt them from a bill that puts limits on the longstanding practice of local governments collecting extra revenue...

House approves NRA-based gun safety program

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The Kansas House on Thursday approved a bill requiring the state Board of Education to develop guidelines for gun-safety education that would include the...

House defeats in-person education bill

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The Kansas House Tuesday defeated a bill backed by the Senate president that would have required public schools to offer full, in-person learning no...

Gun-safety education bill based on NRA program advances

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Lawmakers are making another run at requiring the state Board of Education to draw up curriculum guidelines for gun-safety education that would include the...

House passes civics test requirement

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The Kansas House on Thursday passed a bill requiring Kansas students to pass an American civics test to graduate from high school. The bill, which...

Senate passes in-person education bill

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The Kansas Senate on Wednesday approved legislation that would require public schools to offer full, in-person learning no later than March 26. The Senate voted 26-12...

Senate backs expansion of private scholarship tax credits

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The Kansas Senate on Thursday night agreed to expand a program that awards tax credits for donations to private school scholarships, reawakening a debate...

UPDATED: Civics bill sent to floor without recommendation

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(Updated to correct that bill requires students to pass test, not course) A bill that would require Kansas students to pass an American civics test to...

Lawmakers tackle second school-choice bill

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Kansas lawmakers dug into a second school choice bill on Monday, this one that would allow students to take their base state aid with...

School choice bills advance to full House, Senate

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Legislation expanding a program that subsidizes private education by exchanging state tax credits for private school scholarship donations is advancing to the full House...