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Kansas revising teacher licensure process

Posted: 03/03/2014 - The proposed changes are being written by the state Department of Education and would create rules for private-sector professionals to receive licenses to teach skills in public schools.

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Kansas revising teacher licensure process

Posted: 03/03/2014 - Kansas education officials are preparing new regulations aimed at helping school districts hire instructors to meet the growing demand for technical education.

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Northeast Kansas superintendent, 2 others fired

Posted: 02/28/2014 - The superintendent and two other administrators of a northeast Kansas school district have been fired but school board members are not publicly discussing the reasons.

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KU fixes problem that led to statewide test delays

Posted: 02/25/2014 - The University of Kansas says it has fixed problems with bandwidth the led to delays in schools across the state trying to administer practice reading and math tests.

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House panel revises Kansas sex ed. bill

Posted: 02/24/2014 - The House Education Committee heavily amended the bill Monday, changing the proposal from requiring parental approval before a student could receive the instruction to a bill requiring written consent before a student would be withheld.

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Kansas House panel adopts higher ed budgets

Posted: 02/24/2014 - A House budget committee has accepted a subcommittee's recommendation to increasing spending for Kansas public higher education by about $44 million over the next two years.

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Kansas charter school bill up for debate

Posted: 02/24/2014 - Senate Education Committee members are expected this week to continue their discussion of a proposal to expand Kansas laws regarding charter schools.

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Citizenship bill worries Kansas school district

Posted: 02/22/2014 - A Kansas Republican's proposal to track the citizenship status of public schoolchildren worries administrators in one of the state's most diverse districts.

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KU drops bonding request for athlete dorms

Posted: 02/19/2014 - The University of Kansas is dropping a request before the state Legislature for bonding authority to build upscale apartments that would house basketball players and other students.

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Update: Kansas sex education bills stir debate

Updated: 02/20/2014 - A group of college students is lobbying Kansas legislators to reject bills that would change the way parents approve student access to sex education courses and materials.

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Kansas Common Core foe: Get feds out of education

Updated: 02/17/2014 - An eastern Kansas Republican who is the main proponent of a House measure that would nullify Common Core reading and math standards in the state admits he hasn't read what's in them.

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Board mulling changes to Kansas teacher licensing

Posted: 02/16/2014 - Kansas State Board of Education officials are considering making changes to how teachers in Kansas are licensed in effort to meet a growing demand for technical education courses at high schools.

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