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    JCCC’s Bowne won’t explain his ‘equity of outcomes’ proposal

    Johnson County Community College President Dr. Andy Bowne has upset some faculty members with his call for 'equitable student outcomes.' They fear that that...

    NSBA wants schools to effectively have “one free rape”

    The National Schools Boards Association (NSBA) and Fairfax County Public Schools want the U.S. Supreme to hear a case that an appeals court judge...

    SB 347: $1 billion+ taxpayer subsidy for one mystery company

    Governor Laura Kelly and her Commerce Department are behind Senate Bill 347 (SB 347), which could provide more than $1 billion in taxpayer subsidies...

    Race not a factor in Kansas monoclonal antibody decisions

    A race-based scoring system to determine who will get the relatively-scarce monoclonal antibody COVID treatments is found in some states, but The Sentinel has...

    De Soto TIF subsidy unanimously approved despite concern

    Despite numerous public concerns, the De Soto City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a Taxpayer Increment Financing District (TIF) to redevelop nearly 6,000 acres...

    Sunflower subsidy to grow government, not help De Soto taxpayers

    The city of De Soto will eventually reap millions of dollars in property taxes once the Sunflower Redevelopment subsidy is paid off, but officials...

    County Chair Ed Eilert mum on upwards of $1 million missing

    Fox4 reports that as much as $1 million is missing from the Johnson County Courthouse, and County Chairman Ed Eilert won’t say much about...

    Survey: Kansas parents should have primary say in education

    Governor Laura Kelly thinks parents should butt out of curriculum issues, but a new poll shows parents overwhelmingly believe they should have the primary...

    No documentation for mask order at BVSW in USD 229

    An email from Principal Scott Roberts on January 7 informed parents of Blue Valley Southwest (BVSW) students in USD 229 that masks would be...

    Kansas ranks 34th in the nation in ‘Parent Power’ in education

    According to the nonprofit Center for Educational Reform, Kansas ranks 34th in the nation in their "Parent Power Index," which examines the extent to...

    Kelly issues new disaster declaration — cautioned against overreach

    Kansas Governor Laura Kelly again issued a disaster declaration on Jan. 6 -- the first such since the previous state of emergency was allowed...

    Kansas Supreme Court reverses district court ruling on SB 40

    The Kansas Supreme Court reversed a ruling from a district court judge declaring Senate Bill 40, -- which gave due process rights to those...