May 23, 2024

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Tag: Dale Dennis

KS Board of Ed: districts withhold services to get more money

A half-empty bus passes a Wichita elementary student each morning as he walks more than two miles to the same…

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School districts suing Juul can’t document vaping incidents

More Kansas school districts are suing vaping manufacturers Juul, but some can’t document the number of vaping incidents that occurred…

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School districts demand $270 million more than Gov. Kelly proposes

Governor Laura Kelly and the Department of Education say about $90 million more is needed to comply with the Supreme…

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Lawmakers Debate Whether to Legitimize Unlawful Transportation Funding to Schools

Passing legislation that will codify the way the Kansas State Department of Education determined state funding for school transportation should…

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State Treasurer Can’t Stop Overpayments to Public Schools

The Kansas State Treasurer’s Office looked into whether the state treasurer Jake LaTurner could refuse to issue school funding he…

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63 Lawmakers Sign Letter in Support of Dale Dennis

Nearly half of Kansas lawmakers signed a letter expressing their support for Deputy Education Commissioner Dale Dennis. The Jan. 26…

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Schools Have Reserves to Refund Dennis’ Overpayment of Transportation Funding

The state of Kansas paid 25 school districts more than they were legally allocated by the state legislature. Senate Majority…

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Lawmaker Proposes Election of State Auditor

Sen. Dennis Pyle, a Hiawatha Republican, is proposing citizens elect a state auditor for one, four-year term. The auditor would…

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AG’S Office Monitoring Possible Audit of Deputy Education Commissioner

The Kansas Attorney General’s Office isn’t investigating reports that the Kansas Deputy Education Commissioner unlawfully allocated extra transportation funding to…

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Legislative Leaders Seek Suspension of KS Deputy Education Commissioner

Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle and Kansas House Speaker Ron Ryckman are asking the Kansas State Department of Education to…

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