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...

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...

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...
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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...

Overland Park Mayor Skoog, staff pushing for (another) 10% property tax hike

Overland Park taxpayers could see their property taxes jump 9.7% for fiscal 2023 -- on top of a 10.4% jump this year -- because Mayor Curt Skoog and city staff are proposing to spend...

Kansas is #32 in educational racial equality, belying officials’ anti-racism claims

Kansas is the 32nd-worst state in the nation for racial equality, showing once again school officials' alleged devotion to ending racism and discrimination is merely cover for a political agenda. A recent Wallethub analysis checked...

Critical race theory, gender cultural divide is focus of free June 13 event

Parents concerned about students being subjected to critical race theory (CRT) and gender indoctrination can hear from a panel of experts at a free forum Monday, June 13, in Overland Park. A panel discussion will...