June 9, 2023

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Records request backs up SMSD teacher’s complaints about DEI

The results of a Kansas Open Records Act request to the Shawnee Mission School District back up several of the claims made by Shawnee Mission North teacher Caedran Sullivan, an English teacher with the district…

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KCC ignores landowners, grants route for power lines to take electricity out of state

In a 2-1 vote earlier this week, the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) — which regulates public utilities in the state of Kansas — approved a “Siting Application” for a 94-mile electric transmission project that will…

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The science of reading is the solution to state, nation’s literacy problem

Thirty-four percent of fourth-grade students in the United States cannot read at the basic level, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. It may not be unreasonable, then, to conclude that a third of…

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Districts continue to ignore the school needs assessment law

For the third consecutive year, a review of 25 school districts’ adherence to the school needs assessment law underscores why Kansas has a deepening achievement crisis – the public education system thumbs its nose at…

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