Posted: 11:35 AM Kansas education officials are turning to the state's attorney general for legal guidance about what rules and regulations are keeping school districts from being innovative.
Posted: 8:39 AM Olathe residents gave overwhelming approval to a $244.8 million school bond issue that will be used for new schools and improved school security.
Updated: 4:20 PM The Kansas state school board has approved new science standards for public schools that treat both evolution and climate change as key concepts to be taught from kindergarten through the 12th grade.
Posted: 8:57 AM Fort Hays State University could be generating electricity from wind turbines in the next few weeks.
Posted: 8:46 AM Superintendents from across Kansas plan to gather in Topeka to show support for the Common Core education standards.
Posted: 8:29 AM The chairwoman of the Kansas State Board of Education says it's uncertain when the panel will vote on proposed science standards for public schools.
Posted: 8:27 AM The Salina campus of Kansas State University is upgrading its degree program in digital media.
Posted: 3:46 PM Brownback told reporters Friday he's not sure he can use the governor's power to veto individual line-items to eliminate the cuts approved by lawmakers.
Posted: 9:04 AM The Galena School District will begin improvement projects at some of its schools after voters easily approved a $7.5 million bond issue.
Posted: 8:58 AM The University of Kansas plans to offer 15 new online graduate programs through its School of Education.
Posted: 10:35 AM The Kansas Senate has approved a measure that could delay or block new, multi-state standards for math and reading in public schools.
Updated: 6:44 PM The measure would create legislative panel to review decisions by the State BOE on adopting and implementing any uniform education standards.
Posted: 12:08 PM The Kansas Senate is taking up legislation that could delay or block new, multi-state standards for math and reading in public schools.
Posted: 3:47 PM House and Senate negotiators reopened talks Thursday on a proposed $14.5 billion state budget for each of the next two fiscal years, starting in July.
Posted: 3:38 PM Critics of multi-state, Common Core reading and math standards are pushing Kansas legislators to block their use in the state's public schools.
Posted: 2:16 PM This is the second year for the program, which encourages children to read when they're not in school.
Posted: 2:03 PM A bipartisan group of Oklahoma lawmakers is teaming up with several businesses to start a fund to build safe rooms or underground shelters in public schools across the state.
Posted: 8:22 AM Some states are pushing back against uniform benchmarks for reading, writing and math that have been fully adopted in most states and are being widely put in place this school year.
Updated: 6:08 AM Cowley College in Winfield will continue banning concealed weapons inside its buildings and residence halls as officials study how to implement a new Kansas law.
Posted: 9:45 AM School districts in Kansas face the loss of about $7.2 million this coming school year in federal funding that's reserved for the highest-poverty schools.
Updated: 2:53 PM The House on Thursday passed legislation to head off a doubling of student loan interest rates on July 1, instead tying rates to prevailing market trends and ending federal subsidies.
Updated: 2:06 PM The parking lot south of Cessna Stadium will close Sunday, May 26, so construction can begin on a new residence hall at Wichita State University.