Saturday, May 28, 2022

Shawnee Mission spent $400k on Deep Equity/CRT training

The Shawnee Mission school district says it doesn’t use critical race theory, but a Sentinel investigation found that the district spent more $400,000 on Corwin’s Deep Equity training, which is based on critical race...

Things worth fighting for: individual liberty, America, civilization

It is fashionable in the midst of Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine to call for bans on all things Russian, even including individuals.  Such actions may be with the best of intentions, but one...

KSDE de-emphasizes instruction in new accounting handbook

The new KSDE Accounting Handbook provides another stark reminder that academics and the importance of instruction are being de-emphasized in Kansas schools. The 2018 Accounting Handbook and previous editions made the importance of instruction abundantly...

Johnson County officials effectively propose big rent hikes

County Commissioner Becky Fast is on record saying affordable housing options are a top concern for her constituents, but odds are that she will effectively vote for a big rent hike this summer.  That...

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 about contact tracing shows that is just words on paper.  The superintendent withheld information...

KSDE conceals low, declining student achievement

The Kansas Legislature’s Special Committee on Education held a hearing on student achievement this week, and the message from the Department of Education was exactly as expected.  To hear them tell it, education officials...

Johnson County officials push CRT with your tax dollars

It’s no secret that Johnson County schools are indoctrinating kids with the tenets of critical race theory, but now a Sentinel investigation shows that county officials are also using taxpayer money to promote CRT. A...

Health and Safety Advisory Council (HSAC) is a very bad idea

The left-leaning Johnson County Commission is entertaining an amendment to the County Charter to form a left-leaning Health and Safety Advisory Council (HSAC) so that commissioners have more political cover to enact their mandates...

Choosing which crimes to prosecute comes to Kansas on election bribery

The Ellis County Attorney’s decision to not prosecute election bribery signals that the trend of picking and choosing which crimes to prosecute is no longer confined to major U.S. cities with progressive prosecutors.  And...

Kelly admin irresponsibly trying to scare Kansans into submission

Governor Laura Kelly and KDHE Secretary Dr. Lee Norman should be providing comprehensive information that puts COVID in context but instead, they’re fearmongering and manipulating data to scare Kansans into submission.  They treat people...