Updated: 11:38 AM - A southeast Kansas school superintendent says he was shocked to learn Gov. Sam Brownback was going to use welfare funds for a program aimed at raising fourth-grade reading scores.
Posted: 8:36 AM - A Topeka high school has been testing students' hair to determine if they've been using drugs.
Posted: 8:23 AM - Kansas State Board of Education members will decide this week whether the state's new handwriting standards will encourage schools to make sure that fifth- and sixth-graders can write legibly in cursive.
Updated: 8:15 AM - More than 1,800 students will receive their degrees from Kansas State University later this week.
Posted: 12/06/2013 - After nearly a year of discussion, the Faculty Senate at the University of Kansas has approved a post-tenure review policy.
Posted: 12/06/2013 - Kansas education officials are seeking dismissal of a federal lawsuit over new, multistate science standards filed by a group that claims the guidelines promote atheism and violate students' religious freedoms.
Updated: 12/04/2013 - Sen. Pat Roberts is concluding a two-day, three-city tour of Kansas with a visit to Washburn University in Topeka.
Posted: 12/04/2013 - A Texas middle school principal has been placed on paid leave after she banned the speaking of Spanish by students while in class.
Updated: 12/03/2013 - University of Kansas police are looking for a man who reportedly tried to lure a 9-year-old boy into his car on the university campus.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - Kansas State University researchers are laying the groundwork for a next-generation spacesuit that could monitor astronauts' health and use body heat to power electronics.
Updated: 12/02/2013 - A Wichita State University instructor is conducting research aimed at making Google's Internet-connected eyeglasses safer for drivers.
Posted: 11/25/2013 - Jeff Baxter who teaches at Leavenworth High School won the honor during ceremonies Saturday night in Wichita.
Posted: 11/22/2013 - A search committee has been appointed to find candidates to replace the president of Fort Hays State University.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - A school board in one of Kansas' smallest and poorest districts voted to close an elementary school after three of the board members resigned their positions.
Posted: 11/19/2013 - More than a dozen University of Kansas students wore empty gun holsters to class to protest the university's decision to delay implementation of full conceal-and-carry rights on campus.
Posted: 11/18/2013 - Kansas school districts have a long tradition of going to court over funding for public education when their efforts fail in the Statehouse.
Posted: 11/17/2013 - Experts say the phenomenon of student-on-teacher violence is too often ignored.