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UPDATE: Governor Names 3 New Kansas Regents

Updated: 06/27/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback has named three new members of the Kansas Board of Regents, including a Republican National Committee member and a former Kansas City, Kan. mayoral candidate.

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Lawsuit Against KU Fraternity Dropped

Posted: 06/26/2013 - Lawyers for a University of Kansas student have dropped the student's lawsuit claiming a fraternity allowed underage drinking that contributed to a severe head injury he suffered.

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4 Hurt In Building Collapse At Texas A&M

Updated: 06/22/2013 - Four workers have been injured after a building frame collapsed at an $80 million Texas A&M University equestrian complex that's being constructed.

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Lawmakers Try To Save Student Loan Deal

Posted: 06/20/2013 - A handful of senators struggled Thursday to hold together a bipartisan deal to keep student loan rates from doubling on July 1 while their colleagues traded political barbs with little more than a week to go before the deadline.

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Kansas Regents Pondering Response To Budget Cuts

Posted: 06/20/2013 - With Kansas higher education officials reeling over cuts in state funding approved by legislators, the Board of Regents could press lawmakers to undo most of them next year.

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Kansas Regents To Consider Proposed Tuition Hikes

Posted: 06/19/2013 - Some public university students in Kansas would see tuition increase by almost 9 percent this fall under proposals being considered by the state Board of Regents.

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Report: Kansas K-12 Spending Short Of Requirements

Posted: 06/18/2013 - A state Department of Education report shows that Kansas legislators have authorized school spending for the next two years that is more than $650 million below what is required by law.

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WATC Interested In Southeast High School Building

Updated: 06/17/2013 - Wichita Area Technical College is interested in having a dialogue with the Wichita school district if they choose to vacate the Southeast High School building at Lincoln and Edgemoor.

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Kansas Board Questions Innovative District Law

Posted: 06/12/2013 - Kansas education officials are turning to the state's attorney general for legal guidance about what rules and regulations are keeping school districts from being innovative.

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Olathe Voters Easily Pass School Bond Package

Posted: 06/12/2013 - Olathe residents gave overwhelming approval to a $244.8 million school bond issue that will be used for new schools and improved school security.

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UPDATE: Kansas School Board Approves New Science Standards

Updated: 06/11/2013 - The Kansas state school board has approved new science standards for public schools that treat both evolution and climate change as key concepts to be taught from kindergarten through the 12th grade.

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