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Kansas conference reviews higher education courses

Posted: 09/12/2014 - Faculty from state universities, community colleges and technical colleges in Kansas are meeting to review courses as part of an effort to make sure students can transfer some credits among all institutions.

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GOP wants Davis' appointee removed from task force

Posted: 09/11/2014 - Gov. Sam Brownback and some Republican state senators say a man appointed by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis to a school efficiency task force should be removed because of comments he made in 2011 about school consolidation.

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Kansas State professor gets $2.52 million NIH grant

Posted: 09/05/2014 - A Kansas State University researcher is receiving a $2.52 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to compare typical Army physical training with a newer type of workout.

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Kansas gets 1-year waiver of federal schools law

Posted: 08/28/2014 - Kansas has received a one-year extension of a waiver that gives it more flexibility in meeting some of the provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind education law.

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3 new innovative districts get initial approval

Posted: 08/28/2014 - Three Kansas school districts have received initial approval to become special innovative districts, which would make them exempt from many state education regulations.

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Report finds schools not misusing funding formula

Posted: 08/26/2014 - A report by a Kansas school board association finds the increase in children receiving free or reduced-price meals is tied to poverty rates and isn't a ploy to boost school funding.

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Cowley College recall effort apparently fails

Posted: 08/26/2014 - The coordinator of a petition drive seeking to recall two Cowley College Board of Trustees members says supporters were not able to gather enough signatures to put the issue to a vote.

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Brownback blasts Davis on education funding vote

Posted: 08/25/2014 - Incumbent Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says his Democratic challenger's opposition to a school funding bill this year shows that Paul Davis isn't the right person to lead the state.

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Emporia State modernizing engraving program

Posted: 08/25/2014 - A fine-arts degree program that Emporia State University says is unique in the country is being enhanced with a gift from the company that helped start the program.

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