June 24, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Category: Editorial

KC Star: government institutions matter, not students

The Missouri Legislature put student needs first in passing the state’s first school choice program, and parents are thrilled.  People…

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Friends University professor undermines our constitutional republic

Insidious efforts to indoctrinate college students were on full display in a recent column in the Wichita Eagle by Friends…

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Kansas City Star education deceit throws kids under the bus

The Kansas City Star is notorious for false and misleading claims (see here, here, and here), but even for them,…

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Duane Goossen, John Wilson deceive Kansans on tax relief

People connected to Democrat Laura Kelly’s administration have repeatedly misled Kansans on the facts related to tax relief, and a…

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Louisburg emails expose conflicting stories on contact tracing

Emails obtained in an Open Records request connected to a contact tracing in USD 416 Louisburg reflect a different story…

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What is Gov. Kelly’s Department of Revenue trying to hide?

The Kansas Department of Revenue is ignoring an Open Records request, in what could be an attempt to cover up…

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Federal funding discrimination hurts many Kansas restaurants

Federal stimulus payments and $300 per week in extra unemployment benefits are making it difficult for restaurants and other small…

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Is Barbara Bollier dishonest about school funding or misinformed?

A Sunflower State Journal report about former state senator Barbara Bollier chairing a new political action committee included a wildly…

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Louisburg school board dismissively rejects parents’ concerns

The Louisburg school board says it is committed to honesty and integrity and developing awareness, but their handling of complaints…

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Blue Valley board to students and parents: No soup for you!

While watching the Blue Valley school board’s April 8 meeting to rule on parents’ requests for COVID mask accommodations for…

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Blue Valley district deprives parents of due process rights

The Blue Valley school district in Johnson County deprived two parents of their due process rights on Tuesday when the…

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Stand Up Blue Valley: fund systems, not students

The Kansas House of Representatives just approved legislation to give academically challenged students a chance for a better education, and…

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Biden bailout (unconstitutionally) prohibits state tax cuts or rebates

Buried on page 579 of the $1.9 trillion so-called stimulus bill is a provision that prohibits state tax cuts between…

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State Treasurer Lynn Rogers deceives taxpayers on ESA programs

State Treasurer Lynn Rogers, a Wichita Democrat, recently took a hard stance against legislation that would expand educational opportunities for…

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KBOE President Jim Porter deceives on student achievement (again)

State Board of Education President Jim Porter made a conscious attempt to deceive members of the House K-12 Budget Committee…

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KS education lobby attacks opportunity – Part 3, KASB

The Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB), the taxpayer-funded lobbying arm of local school boards, this week renewed their opposition…

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KS education lobby attacks opportunity – Part 2, SMSD

The Shawnee Mission School District (SMSD) is part of the education lobby that is attacking opportunity for students who are…

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USD 231 said less than 25% of MS and HS kids remote

USD 231 Gardner Edgerton earlier this week blamed “confusing” questions from the Kansas Dept. of Education (KSDE) for reporting the…

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Framework for Growth: more of what failed to produce growth

With Kansas in its fifth straight decade of economic stagnation, Commerce Secretary David Toland’s Framework for Growth plan looks to…

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Delaying property tax honesty bill implementation is bad for taxpayers

A parade of city and county officials yesterday asked the House Taxation Committee to delay implementation of the property tax…

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COVID vaccines should go to elderly before prisoners

Governor Laura Kelly’s intention to give the COVID vaccines to prisoners ahead of the elderly and others among the most…

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More false accusations from Kansas Reflector and ESU prof

An opinion piece in the left-leaning Kansas Reflector criticizing the Sentinel and Kansas Policy Institute for our work to inform…

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KDHE claims not to know total number of Kansas deaths in 2020

In response to our Kansas Open Records Act, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment says it doesn’t know the…

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Support honest journalism this Giving Tuesday

Media bias is a growing threat to liberty and you can do something about it this Giving Tuesday, December 1,…

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