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House Coming Back To Vote On Jobs Bill

Posted: 08/08/2010 - A week into their summer break, members of the House are about to return to Capitol Hill to take up a $26 billion jobs bill.

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New Greensburg School Gears Up For Students

Posted: 08/07/2010 - Officials in the south-central Kansas town of Greensburg are preparing to greet students this year at the new $50 million eco-friendly school complex.

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Jobs Bill To Stop Teacher Layoffs Nears Approval

Posted: 08/05/2010 - The votes of a couple of GOP moderates are expected to help keep legislation on track that would provide billions to save the jobs of teachers and other public workers.

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Poll: Language A Barrier For Latinos In Schools

Posted: 08/05/2010 - An Associated Press-Univision poll finds many Latino parents have a hard time helping their children with homework or communicating with U.S. teachers as English-immersion classes become widespread in K-12 schools.

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KU Moves Commencement To Morning

Posted: 08/03/2010 - The University of Kansas’ Commencement ceremony will move from afternoon to morning in 2011.

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Conference Draws Teachers, Historians To Topeka

Posted: 07/30/2010 - Those attending a national conference on the Underground Railroad this week are exploring how Kansas contributed to the freedom of blacks across the country.

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Garden City CC, Fort Hays State Form Partnership

Posted: 07/30/2010 - Students at Garden City Community College will be able to earn bachelor's degrees in certain fields from Fort Hays State University without traveling to northwest Kansas.

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KU Hosting Women From Egypt, Morocco

Posted: 07/19/2010 - Twenty women from Egypt and Morocco are spending a month at the University of Kansas to learn lessons in leadership.

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Sink Or Swim? McPherson High Says It Will Swim

Updated: 07/17/2010 - A local high school swim team is taking a budget battle into their own hands after the McPherson school board threatened to cut the sport out of the budget. The team plans to do whatever it takes to stay afloat.

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House Bill Would Make School Lunches Healthier

Posted: 07/15/2010 - House Democrats are moving forward on first lady Michelle Obama's vision for healthier school lunches, propelling legislation that calls for tougher standards governing food in school and more meals for hungry children.

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Kan. Students Attending Leadership Conference

Posted: 07/15/2010 - About 60 high school seniors from across Kansas are attending the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas this week to learn about government and public service.

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Fewer Kansas Districts Have Teacher Contracts

Posted: 07/13/2010 - Just weeks before school is scheduled to start, a majority of the state's school districts have not reached contract settlements with their teachers.

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