Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Poll shows majority of Kansans support curriculum transparency

According to a new poll provided to The Daily Wire, an overwhelming majority of registered voters in Kansas and three other states support more transparency in public school curriculum. The Daily Wire reports that most...

Panel discusses impact of gender, CRT indoctrination in schools

The scheme to de-emphasize academics and indoctrinate students with the principles of Critical Race Theory, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and gender identification, and how ordinary citizens can fight it, was the subject of a...

A High Court win for school choice, religious liberty

The U. S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling, found the State of Maine violated the First Amendment by denying parents tuition assistance to send their children to religious schools. Chief Justice John Roberts authored...

Schmidt proposes eliminating state income tax on retirees

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt -- who is running for Kansas Governor -- has proposed allowing Kansas residents to "retire tax-free" by eliminating the state income tax on retirement benefits and savings. "The Schmidt-Sawyer administration...

‘Value Them Both’ allows regulations but doesn’t ban abortions as opponents imply

Kansans will vote on a constitutional amendment known as Value Them Both on August 2 to determine whether there should be any regulation on abortion.  Opponents imply that Value Them Both imposes a ban...

AEA: 100 ways Biden administration impairs gas and oil production

The Biden administration disavows any responsibility for record-high gasoline prices, but the  American Energy Alliance (AEA) has published "100 Ways Biden and the Democrats Have Made it Harder to Produce Oil and Gas." It’s noteworthy...

Educational inequality creates economic inequality in Kansas

Kansas ranks in the bottom half of states in educational equality, which an economist says is directly related to the state having severe economic inequality. As the Sentinel previously reported, Kansas ranked 32nd in educational...
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Lansing school board implements a Parents Bill of Rights

On June 13, 2022, the Lansing, Kansas, Board of Education did what the Kansas Legislature was unable to do, passing a Parents Bill of Rights. The small community, just north of Kansas City, Kansas, is...

Kansans in counties with mask mandates 50% more likely to die from Covid

Kansas counties with Covid mask mandates had significantly higher case fatality rates than counties with no mandates. That’s the conclusion of a study published in Medicine on the effect mandatory mask requirements had on case fatality...
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Kelly’s bipartisan pretensions are contradicted by record veto numbers

Governor Laura Kelly is attempting to position herself as a moderate, bipartisan governor to get re-elected, but her veto record shows otherwise. The Kansas City Star reported in May of last year that Kelly had...