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Kansas AG Hires Firm For School Finance Fight

Posted: 09/21/2010 - A Wichita law firm has been hired by the attorney general's office to represent the state in the next round of Kansas school finance litigation.

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Community Celebrates Groundbreaking Of New Wichita School

Updated: 09/21/2010 - Students and community celebrated the groundbreaking of the Martin Ortiz Elementary School this morning at 33rd North and Arkansas. It is the first new school built with the $370 million bond issue that was passed in 2008.

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Study: Teacher Bonuses Don't Affect Student Tests

Posted: 09/21/2010 - Vanderbilt University researchers found that students in classrooms where teachers received merit pay did not outperform the classes where educators got no bonus.

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20 Olathe School Bus Drivers Call In Sick

Posted: 09/21/2010 - Some suburban Kansas City students had to find a different way to get to and from school Monday after about 20 bus drivers called in sick.

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Analysis: Kansas Board Of Ed Races Take New Focus

Posted: 09/19/2010 - Campaigns for the State Board of Education that previously focused on what Kansas students are taught might be more about how those courses are paid for this year.

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Citigroup Shedding Student Loan Business

Posted: 09/17/2010 - Citigroup says it is selling its student loan business and about $32 billion in related assets to Discover Financial Services and the student lender Sallie Mae.

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CDC: 1/3 Of Sex Education Omits Birth Control

Posted: 09/15/2010 - The government says nearly all U.S. teens have had formal sex education, but only about two-thirds have been taught about birth control methods.

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College Loan Default Rates Rise, Report Says

Posted: 09/13/2010 - The number of college students defaulting on their federal student loans is climbing, and those who attend for-profit schools remain the most likely group to default, according to new government data released Monday.

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Pitt State Celebrates Completion Of $120 Million Fundraiser

Posted: 09/13/2010 - There were fireworks over the PSU campus Saturday night. The bright lights were part of a celebration marking the successful completion of the university’s 10-year, $120-million fundraising effort, “The Campaign for Pittsburg State University.”

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