Thursday, March 4, 2021

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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 low-income students, many of...

    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 yesterday about student achievement...

    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 to at-risk students getting...

    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 financially and academically at-risk,...

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

    USD 231 Gardner Edgerton earlier this week blamed "confusing" questions from the Kansas Dept. of Education (KSDE) for reporting the district offered onsite learning...

    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 propose the same things...

    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 honesty bill from this...

    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 vulnerable in the general...

    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 the public about a...

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

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

    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, by supporting honest journalism...

    KDHE, media collaborate on more mask mandate deception

    Once again, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and media are collaborating to deceive Kansans about the effectiveness of mask mandates.  To be...