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    Shawnee Mission asks Court to deny AG’s motion for stay in...

    Staying a judge’s ruling that upended Senate Bill 40 -- an update to the Kansas Emergency Management Act--would harm school districts and other local...

    Critical race theory indoctrination at USD 501 Topeka

    A retired teacher from USD 501 Topeka says the tenets of critical race theory were pushed on teachers by district administrators a few years...

    Evidence of critical race theory in Olathe schools

    Just as Kansas Education Commissioner Randy Watson argued to the State Board of Education that Critical Race Theory is not being taught in Kansas...

    AG’s office files notice to appeal SB 40 ruling, requests stay

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is asking the Kansas Supreme Court to press the pause button on a recent Johnson County District Court Judge’s...

    Commissioner says JoCo work sessions should be more open

    The Johnson County Board of Commissioners broadcast business meetings live, public comment is usually invited, and the meetings are in a space large enough...

    USD 420 Osage City and Osage County may reduce property taxes

    If Osage City School Board President Jay Bailey can convince a few other board members, the district may slightly decrease property taxes in next...

    Kansans face uncertainty as JoCo judge rules SB 40 ‘unenforceable’

    Business owners, parents, and Kansas residents face uncertainty if counties or school boards issue new COVID-related mandates after a Johnson County judge this week...

    Santa Fe Trail district kicks family out for disagreeing with policies

    Speaking out against some Santa Fe Trail school district policies has apparently resulted in dire consequences for one family, who -- despite being integral...

    JoCo Health tells schools to mask unvaccinated kids

    Once again refusing to follow the science and CDC recommendations, the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment is telling school districts to require...

    Survey: public school satisfaction lower than expected

    Satisfaction with public schools in some of the state’s largest districts was lower than might be expected pre-COVID, and their COVID response grades are...

    CRT debate intensifies as school officials argue no one teaches it

    Debates about teaching critical race theory in Kansas schools boil across the state and the nation. However, officials at the Kansas Department of Education...

    Lawsuit seeks to end religious exemption for private colleges

    A class-action lawsuit filed in March in the federal court for the Western District of Oregon could end the Title IX religious exemption for...