Posted: 04/23/2010 - A Kansas legislative committee gets a fresh look next week at how some school districts are performing financially.
Posted: 04/23/2010 - When it comes to determining how quickly a child learns to read, it seems that genetics plays the biggest role.
Posted: 04/22/2010 - School administrators say "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" disrupts learning.
Posted: 04/22/2010 - Goddard High School's student newspaper, The Lion's Roar, won first place Best of Show at the 2010 JEA/NSPA Journalism nationals in Portland, Oregon, last weekend.
Posted: 04/20/2010 - A study by the group Mission: Readiness finds that school lunches are making American kids so fat that fewer of them can meet the military's physical fitness standards. That, in turn, is putting recruitment in jeopardy.
Posted: 04/20/2010 - The U.S. Department of Education is repealing a Bush-era policy that some critics say weakened federal law providing equal opportunities for female athletes.
Posted: 04/20/2010 - A Lawrence teacher and coach has been honored for her efforts to get students and teachers physically fit.
Posted: 04/18/2010 - A campus-wide smoking ban at Fort Hays State University is now in the hands of President Edward H. Hammond and his cabinet of advisers.
Posted: 04/18/2010 - A northeast Kansas elementary school has broken ground on a new wind turbine.
Posted: 04/17/2010 - The Kansas Board of Regents has approved a plan by the University of Kansas School of Medicine to expand its programs in Salina and Wichita
Posted: 04/17/2010 - Hesston College is one of five colleges added to a national program that helps train air traffic controllers.
Posted: 04/17/2010 - A Tonganoxie high school senior who suffered a stroke after a long battle with bone cancer was honored with his own graduation ceremony.
Posted: 04/16/2010 - The oldest person to ever graduate Fort Hays State with a bachelor's degree will soon have a new title--the oldest with a master's degree.
Posted: 04/15/2010 - The Kansas Schools of Character Award recipients are schools and/or districts that have demonstrated education principles that include creating a caring school community, engaging families and community members as partners in character-building efforts, fostering self-motivation, and implementing meaningful and challenging academic curriculum that respects all learners, develops character, and helps students succeed.
Updated: 04/14/2010 - The Garden City school system has been battling budget cuts all year, but nothing had affected so many people until Monday night's board meeting.
Updated: 04/14/2010 - The Wichita school district today announced a proposal to close Metro-Midtown Alternative High School at the end of the current school year
Posted: 04/14/2010 - The chairman of a key Missouri Senate committee says he wants to restore funding to a program that gives teachers a salary boost for extra work.
Posted: 04/14/2010 - A request to the Kansas State Board of Education to approve the consolidation of two northeast school districts has won easy approval.