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Kansas teachers' union promising lawsuit over law

Updated: 06/09/2014 - The largest teachers' union in Kansas is promising to file a state court lawsuit challenging the Legislature's decision to add policies backed by conservative Republicans to an education funding bill this year.

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Kansas union to challenge part of education law

Posted: 06/06/2014 - The largest teachers' union in Kansas says it will mount a legal challenge to parts of a new law that will end guaranteed tenure in public schools and encourage corporate funding for private school scholarships.

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Kansas board to discuss teacher regulations

Posted: 05/29/2014 - The Kansas State Board of Education plans a special meeting next week to approve regulations for a new law that allows applicants without education degrees to obtain teaching licenses.

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Kansas working through teacher licensing changes

Posted: 05/19/2014 - The Lawrence Journal-World reports legislators passed the measure as education officials sought to increase the available pool of teachers in science, math, engineering and technology.

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Spencer Museum gets Turrell piece

Posted: 05/19/2014 - The Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas has received a donation of a work by artist James Turrell.

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Kansas school board seeks input on commissioner

Posted: 05/19/2014 - Kansas State Board of Education members plan to have meetings across the state to ask their constituents what experience and skills they see as essential for a new education commissioner.

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Teachers leading protest at Kansas Statehouse

Posted: 05/17/2014 - Kansas teachers and other education advocates are rallying at the Kansas Statehouse and arguing that the state is still not spending enough money on its public schools.

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Kansas universities seek tuition, fee increases

Posted: 05/15/2014 - All six state universities in Kansas have asked the Board of Regents to increase tuition and fees for the next incoming freshman class, with a 3.4 percent increase sought by the University of Kansas among the most moderate.

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