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Federal PAC targeting school board races bringing more financial firepower

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A federal political action committee that targeted Kansas school board races two years ago to elect candidates opposed to critical race theory is back...

Latest round of school security grants: Where the money went

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The Kansas Board of Education has doled out $5 million in security grants approved by the Legislature last session. The state received proposals from 188...

UPDATED: Governor signs education bill, line item vetoes enrollment provision

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(Updated with more complete comments from governor, key Republican senator and public education advocates, with edits throughout) Weeks of intense speculation were answered Thursday when...

State universities seeking tuition increases for fiscal ’24

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The state's six public universities Wednesday presented their tuition proposals to the Board of Regents for fiscal year 2024, asking for increases to help...

Legislature passes school spending plan; expands school choice program

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The Kansas Legislature on Friday passed an education spending plan for the next two years that constitutionally funds schools and expands a program that's...

Bill giving parents right to object to classroom material clears Legislature

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A bill allowing parents to remove their children from lessons, classes or activities they think are objectionable cleared the Legislature on Wednesday. The House voted...

Senate committee passes out tax credits for private, home schooling

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A school-choice bill providing tax credits for schoolchildren enrolled in private schools or home schools passed out of a Senate committee late Thursday after...

House narrowly advances school choice bill in ‘voucher bill showdown’

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(Developing and will be updated) The Kansas House on Tuesday narrowly advanced a bill allowing Kansas schoolchildren to use state aid to attend private schools,...

House panel adopts measure limiting DEI inquiries in state university hiring process

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Following the lead of the Senate, a House committee has tucked a measure into the higher education budget that would prevent state universities from...

House approves NRA-based gun safety program

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The Kansas House on Thursday approved a bill requiring the state school board to establish curriculum guidelines for a standardized firearm safety education program...