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Kansas Newspaper Clippings - Education

2011

Angela Deines
USD 501 keeping eye on lawsuits
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/02/2011

Former pledge's lawsuit against KU fraternity Phi Gamma Delta claims officials should have known members were breaking rules
Lawrence Journal World, 01/03/2011

John Hanna
Kansas delays public school aid payments due to potential cash shortage
Lawrence Journal World, 01/04/2011

John Hanna
Kansas delays half of scheduled school aid payments
Wichita Eagle, 01/04/2011

KU seeks approval for $4 million, 9,600 square-foot expansion of Library Annex on west campus
Lawrence Journal World, 01/04/2011

State Rep. Anthony Brown criticizes Lawrence, KU
Lawrence Journal World, 01/05/2011

Associated Press
KU asks to expand library
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/05/2011

Michael Pearce
Former House speaker Jennison named Wildlife and Parks secretary
Wichita Eagle, 01/07/2011

Associated Press
Kansas Senate Majority Leader Jay Emler names Stephanie Mullholland chief of staff
Lawrence Journal World, 01/07/2011

Angela Deines
USD 501 school board OKs curriculum changes
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/08/2011

John Hanna
Analysis: Outlines of possible Kansas ed budget seen
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/09/2011

J-W Editorial
Lots to like [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 01/09/2011

John Hanna
Schools' needs pose tricky time for budget
Hutchinson News, 01/10/2011

Angela Deines
State BOE deadlocks on chair pick
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/11/2011

Angela Deines
Dennis voted chair of state BOE
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/13/2011

David Klepper
Brownback plans to maintain state spending on schools
Kansas City Star, 01/13/2011

Mark Morris
Former KU ticket director pleads guilty
Kansas City Star, 01/14/2011

David Klepper and Steve Kraske
Schools lose in proposed Kansas budget
Kansas City Star, 01/14/2011

Associated Press
Deerfield to drug test students
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/15/2011

Tim Carpenter
School finance debate to rage in Capitol
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/15/2011

Mark Morris
Focus of scandal grows sharper
Kansas City Star, 01/15/2011

Angela Deines
State BOE struggles to choose leadership
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/16/2011

Mike Corn
Area legislators wince at proposed school cuts
Hays Daily News, 01/16/2011

Angela Deines
Kansas Teacher of the Year honored
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/17/2011

Associated Press
Regents escape budget ax
Kansas City Star, 01/18/2011

Associated Press
Kansas Board of Regents pleased with Gov. Sam Brownback's budget proposals
Lawrence Journal World, 01/18/2011

John Milburn
Budget plan pleases higher ed board
Hutchinson News, 01/18/2011

John Milburn
Budget proposals please regents
Wichita Eagle, 01/18/2011

Angela Deines
Shawnee Heights approves projects
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/19/2011

Column: Bill would end abuse of lame duck sessions
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/19/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Former education commissioner Corkins hired to lead legal department
Lawrence Journal World, 01/19/2011

Scott Rothschild
University leaders blame budget cuts for departure of star professors
Lawrence Journal World, 01/20/2011

Kansas City Star
Trial in KU ticket scandal is bumped into March
Kansas City Star, 01/21/2011

Scott Rothschild
Maintenance backlog grows
Lawrence Journal World, 01/21/2011

Andy Hyland
KU professor: Education is 'best investment'
Lawrence Journal World, 01/21/2011

Mark Fagan
Trial delayed for last defendant charged in KU ticket scam
Lawrence Journal World, 01/21/2011

Angela Deines
Media classes receive boost
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/22/2011

Dolph Simons Jr
Why wasn't ticket scam caught sooner?
Lawrence Journal World, 01/22/2011

Scott Rothschild
Economic recovery tied to higher ed in budget
Lawrence Journal World, 01/23/2011

Tim Carpenter
Immigrant tuition targeted
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/23/2011

Ric Anderson
Profs leaving state for pay raises
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/23/2011

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Higher education no easy fix [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/23/2011

J-W Editorial
Suitable to whom? [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 01/24/2011

Ric Anderson
State legislators: Respect KU, Lawrence
Kansas City Star, 01/24/2011

John Hanna
Analysis: Kansas schools debate really about money
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/24/2011

Joseph A. Aistrup
Suitability lite?
Lawrence Journal World, 01/24/2011

Matt Campbell
Shawnee Mission district expects larger class sizes
Kansas City Star, 01/25/2011

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: State makes right call on journalism
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/25/2011

Scott Rothschild
School cuts could mean $70M federal penalty
Lawrence Journal World, 01/25/2011

Scott Rothschild
Complaint against Perkins to be discussed
Lawrence Journal World, 01/25/2011

Andy Hyland
State to continue funding high school journalism
Lawrence Journal World, 01/25/2011

KU Cancer Center working to fill positions, increase research space before applying to become National Cancer Institute designated facility
Lawrence Journal World, 01/25/2011

Jerry Siebenmark
KU med school forms fund-raising group to expand training
Wichita Eagle, 01/25/2011

Angela Deines
Total of 29 file for BOE seats
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/26/2011

Tim Carpenter
Perkins fines $4,000 by state
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/26/2013

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Education researcher: Kan. can learn from Fla.
Wichita Eagle, 01/26/2011

J-W Editorial
Keeping faculty [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 01/26/2011

Ken Stephens
Education reform Speaker: Kansas can do better
Hutchinson News, 01/26/2011

John Milburn
Some ed cuts not backed by panel
Hutchinson News, 01/27/2011

David Klepper
Brownback wants definition of 'suitable' funding for schools
Kansas City Star, 01/27/2011

What is 'suitable'?
Wichita Eagle, 01/27/2011

Fredrick J. Johnson
WU Regents discuss budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/27/2011

Daniel Keleti and Derek Martin
Don't cut education funding in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 01/27/2011

Associated Press
Discrimination suit filed over KU firing
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/27/2011

Charlette Blubaugh pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud in KU ticket scandal
Lawrence Journal World, 01/27/2011

Scott Rothschild
Regents call 7.5% cut unfair
Lawrence Journal World, 01/27/2011

Associated Press
Kansas State celebrates rediscovery of King speech
Kansas City Star, 01/27/2011

John Milburn
Some ed cuts not backed by panel
Hutchinson News, 01/28/2011

'Suitable' causes great concern
Hutchinson News, 01/28/2011

Matt Campbell
Layoffs loom for area college
Kansas City Star, 01/29/2011

Jack Wempe
Education could be an economic boon
Hutchinson News, 01/29/2011

Dolph C. Simons, Jr.
Funding closely tied to Kansas University's success
Lawrence Journal World, 01/29/2011

Anthony S. Bush
501 principal arrested on suspicion of DUI
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/30/2011

Mara Rose Williams
Repairs lacking at state colleges
Kansas City Star, 01/31/2011

KU's search for new athletic director cost just more than $6,200
Lawrence Journal World, 01/31/2011

Steve Fry
Parkinson set to be deposed in state education lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/01/2011

Bernie Koch
Other ways to help Kansas grow
Kansas City Star, 02/01/2011

Scott Rothschild
Bill would try to help protect young athletes from head injuries
Lawrence Journal World, 02/02/2011

Building irony
Lawrence Journal World, 02/03/2011

Rhonda Holman
Wise to pause, study
Wichita Eagle, 02/03/2011

KU hosting luncheons to inform Kansas legislators about research
Lawrence Journal World, 02/03/2011

Fredrick J. Johnson
Tax relief for some schools advances
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/04/2011

Rock chalk, PU
Kansas City Star, 02/04/2011

Mark Morris
Former KU official charged with stealing tickets to change plea
Kansas City Star, 02/04/2011

Associated Press
Kansas delays pension payments and school aid
Kansas City Star, 02/04/2011

Angela Deines
USD 501 board hears update on closure issues
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/04/2011

Fredrick J. Johnson
Washburn to widen recruiting efforts
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/04/2011

Staff and Wire Reports
Hazing by KU group alleged
Kansas City Star, 02/06/2011

Shaun Hittle
Solutions to bullying sought at workshop
Lawrence Journal World, 02/06/2011

Associated Press
KU exec's study honored by autism organization
Kansas City Star, 02/06/2011

Editorial: Zero tolerance not realistic
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/07/2011

KU considers options for recovering losses in ticket scandal
Lawrence Journal World, 02/07/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: House takes up proposal that would reduce base state aid to schools
Lawrence Journal World, 02/08/2011

Mary Devries
Be wary of ed plan
Hutchinson News, 02/09/2011

Scott Rothschild
Budget cuts advance; critics say education will suffer
Lawrence Journal World, 02/09/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Proposed constitutional amendment would take court out of school finance
Lawrence Journal World, 02/09/2011

David Klepper
Illegal immigration, tuition a hot topic
Kansas City Star, 02/09/2011

Angela Deines
Board adopts bully stance
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/09/2011

Claudette Johns
Cause for concern
Hutchinson News, 02/09/2011

Steve Rose
We must undo the disaster of '92
Kansas City Star, 2/9/2011

Angela Deines
State ed board to ask for waiver on NCLB act
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/10/2011

Mark Fagan
Federal court forfeiture of $2M sought from KU ticket scammers
Lawrence Journal World, 02/10/2011

Tim Carpenter and Angela Deines
Education shakeup sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/11/2011

IRS could end up with forfeited funds from those convicted in KU ticket scandal
Lawrence Journal World, 02/11/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Feds say state could lose special education funds
Lawrence Journal World, 02/11/2011

Associated Press
Kan. judge named law dean at Pepperdine
Hutchinson News, 02/11/2011

Kevin Hardy
Testing benchmarks state ed board asks for waiver
Hutchinson News, 02/12/2011

Dolph C. Simons, Jr.
KU continues to face key challenges
Lawrence Journal World, 02/12/2011

Tim Carpenter
Dems appeal for special ed funds
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/12/2011

Angela Deines
Calculation of graduation rates to change
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/12/2011

Mark Fagan
Ticket scam forfeitures could flow to the IRS
Lawrence Journal World, 02/12/2011

Associated Press
KU taking new approach to fight hazing
Kansas City Star, 02/13/2011

David Klepper
Kansas faces loss of special education funds
Kansas City Star, 02/13/2011

Shaun Hittle
Education hot topic at Eggs and Issues forum
Lawrence Journal World, 02/13/2011

Scott Rothschild
Board of Regents KU seeks approval of bonds to revamp GSP Hall
Lawrence Journal World, 02/13/2011

Associated Press
President seeks $150M for NBAF in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 02/14/2011

Tim Carpenter
Obama budget seeks $150M for NBAF
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/14/2011

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Schools set to collect on overdue fees
Wichita Eagle, 02/14/2011

David Klepper
Lawmaker's comments draw fire
Kansas City Star, 02/15/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Brownback administration proposes tax breaks, student loan repayments for rural areas
Lawrence Journal World, 02/15/2011

Scott Rothschild
Kansas Senate budget bill retains funding for special education
Lawrence Journal World, 02/15/2011

Andy Hyland
KU places Interfraternity Council on probation for two years after hazing investigation
Lawrence Journal World, 02/16/2011

Scott Rothschild
Kansas legislators quiz KU, K-State leaders on admissions standards
Lawrence Journal World, 02/16/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Brownback administration proposes tax breaks, student loan repayments for rural areas
Lawrence Journal World, 02/16/2011

Deb Gruver
Bill would let schools give over-the-counter medicines
Wichita Eagle, 02/16/2011

Kirk Schulz
Sound investment
Kansas City Star, 02/16/2011

No tuition law repeal
Wichita Eagle, 02/17/2011

John Hanna
State may face federal penalty over special-ed funding
Wichita Eagle, 02/17/2011

Mike Strand
Start and Stop
Salina Journal, 02/17/2011

Scott Rothschild
Bill would end 'social promotion' in elementary schools, but Kansas officials say schools, not state, should decide
Lawrence Journal World, 02/17/2011

Scott Rothschild
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's budget director Steve Anderson sidesteps funding questions
Lawrence Journal World, 02/17/2011

Associated Press
KSU researcher focuses on tiny carbon atoms
Hutchinson News, 02/17/2011

Angela Deines
USD 501 board approves wind turbine project
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/17/2011

Associated Press
Trial delayed for teacher facing sex charges
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/18/2011

Mark Fagan
Middle schools parents anxious about transition
Lawrence Journal World, 02/18/2011

Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers consider proposal to end 'social promotion'
Lawrence Journal World, 02/18/2011

Responsible cutting [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 02/18/2011

Ken Stephens
Head Start could reach fewer kids
Hutchinson News, 02/18/2011

Dolph C. Simons, Jr.
Brownback's picks for regent this spring will be key
Lawrence Journal World, 02/19/2011

Angela Deines
Kansas student data ranks well
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/20/2011

Scott Rothschild
Kansas Board of Regents reject 7.5% pay cut solution
Lawrence Journal World, 02/20/2011

Associated Press
Lawmakers to debate immigration bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/21/2011

Scott Rothschild
Kansas House committee raises questions about KSU construction projects, delays consideration of Regents budget
Lawrence Journal World, 02/21/2011

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Financial literacy a true asset
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/21/2011

Mark Reagan
Kansas policy institute calls for lifting restrictions on unencumbered cash
Dodge City Daily Globe, 02/21/2011

Associated Press
Community colleges bulging with students
Hutchinson News, 02/21/2011

Brad Cooper
Kansas House votes to remove tuition break
Kansas City Star, 02/22/2011

The Capital-Journal
Seven selected as Kansas Master Teachers
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/22/2011

Tim Carpenter
House steps closer to tuition repeal
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/22/2011

Scott Rothschild
Kansas House committee wants Board of Regents to study benefits of privatizing many functions at state universities
Lawrence Journal World, 02/22/2011

Andy Hyland
Educational shifts give community colleges growing pains
Lawrence Journal World, 02/22/2011

Marlow Ediger
Measuring learning
Hutchinson News, 02/22/2011

Associated Press
Lawmakers consider special ed funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/23/2011

Associated Press
Another Kan. district considers kindergarten fee
Dodge City Daily Globe, 02/23/2011

Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers want regents to consider privatization
Lawrence Journal World, 02/23/2011

Mark Fagan
Prospect of Wakarusa Valley School closure upsets parents
Lawrence Journal World, 02/23/2011

J-W Editorial
Salary strategy salary cuts are not a one-size-fits-all solution for the state budget deficit
Lawrence Journal World, 02/23/2011

Associated Press
Bill advances on sports head injuries
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/23/2011

Scott Rothschild
Brownback cool to idea of removing in-state college tuition option for children of illegal immigrants
Lawrence Journal World, 02/23/2011

J-W Editorial
Break the cycle [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 02/24/2011

Mark Fagan
Basketball group to decide how to display $4.3m rules
Lawrence Journal World, 02/24/2011

Mark Morris
Ex-official pleads guilty in KU ticket scam
Kansas City Star, 02/25/2011

Heather Hollingsworth
State seeks reprieve from education law
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/27/2011

Scott Rothschild
Higher education private funding of buildings debated
Lawrence Journal World, 02/27/2011

J-W Editorial
School communities [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 02/27/2011

Angela Deines
Board debates grant for THS
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/28/2011

Fredrick J. Johnson
Officials debate election switch
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/28/2011

Andy Hyland
Baker updates graduation requirements for 21st century
Lawrence Journal World, 02/28/2011

John Hanna
Cash shortfall delays state aid to schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/01/2011

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Voting move ahead [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/01/2011

Mary Clarkin
City/school election shift idea lingers despite objections
Hutchinson News, 03/01/2011

J-W Editorial
Baker innovation [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 03/01/2011

Associated Press
Ex-KU athletics official objects to inaction
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/02/2011

Scott Rothschild
Kansas House committee considers providing scholarships to early high school graduates
Lawrence Journal World, 03/02/2011

Angela Deines
Education advocates tout survey results
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/02/2011

Associated Press
Probation planned for two in KU ticket scheme
Kansas City Star, 03/02/2011

Lawrence school district teachers seek salary increase
Lawrence Journal World, 03/03/2011

Todd Fertig
Pension expenses may shift
Wichita Eagle, 03/03/2011

Angela Deines
Singer: Some schools will have to close
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/03/2011

Leaving NCLB behind [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 03/03/2011

Phillip Brownlee
Fix or scrap NCLB law
Wichita Eagle, 03/04/2011

Associated Press
Firm donates $1M to Ks. universities
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/04/2011

J-W Editorial
Breathing room
Lawrence Journal World, 03/04/2011

Scott Rothschild
Kansas House speaker urges constitutional amendment to give Legislature complete power over school funding
Lawrence Journal World, 03/04/2011

Looking for a reprieve
Lawrence Journal World, 03/05/2011

George Diepenbrock
Crime on campus dropped in 2010
Lawrence Journal World, 03/05/2011

Angela Deines
Highland Park High School turnaround plan: Technology and data
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/05/2011

Lawrence Journal-World
Break the cycle [another view]
Hutchinson News, 03/05/2011

Dr. Walt Chappell
Cash carryover
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/06/2011

Angela Deines
School closings appear probable
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/06/2011

Steve Kraske
JOCO lawmaker fears for Kansas public schools
Kansas City Star, 03/06/2011

J-W Editorial
Review is due
Lawrence Journal World, 03/06/2011

Shifting burden
Hutchinson News, 03/06/2011

Heather Hollingsworth
School budgets code is chafing districts
Hutchinson News, 03/07/2011

Heather Hollingsworth
School fire code violations surge
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/07/2011

KU's Bill Self named Big 12 Coach of the Year again
Lawrence Journal World, 03/07/2011

Kansas State Board of Education to meet next week
Hutchinson News, 03/07/2011

Brian Clark
Cutting spending only makes sense where it make sense
Kansas City Star, 03/07/2011

J-W Editorial
Favorite son?
Lawrence Journal World, 03/08/2011

Angela Deines
USD 437 board gets demographics report
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/08/2011

Tim Carpenter
Dems: 'Frontal attack' on education
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/08/2011

Mark Fagan
Brandon Simmons, Jason Jeffries sentenced to two years probation, must repay thousands of dollars in KU ticket scandal
Lawrence Journal World, 03/08/2011

Andy Hyland
KU implements automatic enrollment policy for math requirements
Lawrence Journal World, 03/08/2011

Associated Press
Ex-KU ticket officials must pay restitution
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/08/2011

Tim Carpenter
O'Hara's education bill dead on arrival
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/08/2011

Guest column: Student aid vital
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/08/2011

Kansas City Cancer Center joining KU Cancer Center
Lawrence Journal World, 03/08/2011

Mike Hendricks
Grim lessons found in attempts to trim education funding
Kansas City Star, 03/08/2011

John Milburn
Senate panel backs cut in state aid to schools
Wichita Eagle, 03/09/2011

Alan Bavley
Merger bolsters center's prestige
Kansas City Star, 03/09/2011

Angela Deines
Test waiver explained
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/09/2011

Angela Deines
USD 450 board discusses updating facilities master plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/09/2011

Angela Deines
State ed board votes against reform proposal
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/09/2011

Tim Carpenter
A plan to engineer Kansas' future
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/09/2011

Suzanne Perez Tobias
State cuts delaying new school calendar
Wichita Eagle, 03/10/2011

J-W Editorial
Only the best [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 03/10/2011

Scott Rothschild
Speaker O'Neal pushes to abolish State Board of Education, Kansas Board of Regents
Lawrence Journal World, 03/10/2011

Letter: Show compassion
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/10/2011

Scott Rothschild
Proposal seeks funding to increase number of engineering graduates
Lawrence Journal World, 03/11/2011

Tim Carpenter
Unions unhappy with state spending cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/12/2011

Dolph C. Simons, Jr.
Regents beef up executive evaluations
Lawrence Journal World, 03/12/2011

Christine Metz
KU students challenged to waste less energy
Lawrence Journal World, 03/12/2011

Steve Penn
Pioneers in Kansas, school history
Kansas City Star, 03/12/2011

Matt Campbell
Shawnee Mission plaintiffs plan to appeal local option cap upheld
Kansas City Star, 03/12/2011

Dion Lefler
Budget ax hits Kansas schools
Kansas City Star, 03/12/2011

Fredrick J. Johnson
WU Regents OK change in admission standards
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/12/2011

Bill Draper
Parents lose funding lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/12/2011

Mark Fagan
School board to review closure option
Lawrence Journal World, 03/13/2011

Scott Rothschild
State workers, teachers blast gov. over cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 03/13/2011

Shaun Hittle
State lawmakers field questions about education funding at Eggs and Issues
Lawrence Journal World, 03/13/2011

Andy Hyland
Student Senate may change how it funds
Lawrence Journal World, 03/13/2011

Tim Bisel
Jayhawks, Cats ready to dance
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/13/2011

Tully Corcoran
KU heading to Tulsa as No. 1
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/13/2011

John Hanna
Pension woes may force cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/14/2011

Angela Deines
State BOE considers outdoor education plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/14/2011

Angela Deines
State BOE member told to clarify his opinions
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/15/2011

Andy Hyland
Site: KU also scores well in classroom
Lawrence Journal World, 03/15/2011

Mike Yoder
Consensus building on closure, consolidations for Lawrence schools
Lawrence Journal World, 03/15/2011

Jerome P. Curry
Education funding central to Blackburn
Garden City Telegram, 03/15/2011

Monica Springer
Tuition to increase at FHTC
Emporia Gazette, 03/15/2011

Andy Hyland
KU law, business schools' rankings drop in latest U.S. News graduate programs report
Lawrence Journal World, 03/15/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Panel vote maintains law allowing in-state tuition for some undocumented students
Lawrence Journal World, 03/16/2011

Jonathan Kealing
President Obama picks Kansas as NCAA Tournament champion
Lawrence Journal World, 03/16/2011

Rhonda Holman
Mad for basketball
Wichita Eagle, 03/16/2011

Dion Lefler
Bill denying in-state tuition to immigrants' children dies in Kansas Senate
Kansas City Star, 03/16/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Panel vote maintains law allowing in-state tuition for some undocumented students
Lawrence Journal World, 03/16/2011

Preserve Regents [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 03/16/2011

Andy Hyland
Rankings for KU law, business schools drop
Lawrence Journal World, 03/17/2011

Scott Rothschild
Higher ed plays large role in state economy, study says
Lawrence Journal World, 03/17/2011

Kevin Hardy
State gains economically from system
Hutchinson News, 03/17/2011

Associated Press
KU says students in Japan have to return
Hutchinson News, 03/17/2011

Kevin Hardy
Board of Regents study state gains economically from system
Hutchinson News, 03/17/2011

J-W Editorial
Ratings are red flag
Lawrence Journal World, 03/18/2011

Associated Press
$1M to KU School of Medicine in Salina
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/18/2011

Angela Deines
Three Topeka schools could close soon
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/18/2011

Sheahon Zenger
Open letter to Jayhawk nation
Lawrence Journal World, 03/18/2011

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
College tuition policy points [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/19/2011

Eric Smith
USD 501, city unveil solar plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/19/2011

Angela Deines
School districts vary in making cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/20/2011

Dolph C. Simons, Jr
KU needs something to spark enthusiasm
Lawrence Journal World, 03/20/2011

J-W Editorial
Education engine [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 03/20/2011

Scott Rothschild
Brownback, regents tussle over cancer center funds
Lawrence Journal World, 03/20/2011

Wichita Eagle
Other voices
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/21/2011

J-W Editorial
Overreaction
Lawrence Journal World, 03/21/2011

Mark Fagan
Food backpack demonstration grant to help feed Lawrence students lunches during summer weekends
Lawrence Journal World, 03/21/2011

J-W Editorial
Life lessons
Lawrence Journal World, 03/22/2011

Darcy Gray
Police on site as reps gather
Hutchinson News, 03/22/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Engineering bill gains Senate approval
Lawrence Journal World, 03/23/2011

Dan Deming
Can we achieve more with less?
Hutchinson News, 03/23/2011

J-W Editorial
KU-MU venue
Lawrence Journal World, 03/23/2011

Mark Fagan
Lawrence school board candidates share budget-cutting approaches at forum
Lawrence Journal World, 03/23/2011

Ken Stephens
Amendments target school funding
Hutchinson News, 03/24/2011

Scott Rothschild
Senate OKs plan to boost engineering programs
Lawrence Journal World, 03/24/2011

Christine Metz
Green Energy company teams with KU for 1st Lawrence charging station
Lawrence Journal World, 03/25/2011

Associated Press
New proposal would raise K-State tuition 4%
Lawrence Journal World, 03/25/2011

Go with experience for community colleges
Kansas City Star, 03/25/2011

Associated Press
Proposal would raise tuition 4% at K-State
Hutchinson News, 03/25/2011

Ann Marie Bush and Fred Johnson
Wichita legislator's amendment would cost school $5.5M in state aid
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/26/2011

Eric Smith
WU's Farley 'shocked' by cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/26/2011

Dolph C. Simons, Jr.
Kansas Bioscience Authority deserves closer inspection
Lawrence Journal World, 03/26/2011

Associated Press
Schools face dismal financial outlook
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/26/2011

Alan Bavley
Seeking valued federal approval
Kansas City Star, 03/26/2011

J-W Editorial
A research star [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 03/27/2011

Tully Corcoran
Shaka, VCU shock Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/27/2011

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Legislature hatchet job [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/27/2011

Eric Smith
Farley schools himself abroad
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/27/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Kansas House Speaker Mike O'Neal seeks to push education finance provision
Lawrence Journal World, 03/28/2011

Andy Hyland
KU receives $4 million to support cancer center efforts
Lawrence Journal World, 03/28/2011

Lawrence Journal-World
Throwing out ed board, regents not answer
Hutchinson News, 03/28/2011

Angela Deines
Friendship leads to THS statue
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/28/2011

Staff and Wire Reports
Settlement reportedly in the works in KU fraternity lawsuit
Kansas City Star, 03/29/2011

Associated Press
Senate to debate $14B budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/29/2011

Matt Campbell
Shawnee Mission school patrons sound off on budget choices
Kansas City Star, 03/29/2011

The Star's editorial|To get national status, KU Cancer Center needs region's support
Kansas City Star, 03/29/2011

Todd Fertig
Bill restricts schools' suits against state
Wichita Eagle, 03/29/2011

Kevin Anderson
Lawrence school board members vote to close Wakarusa Valley School
Lawrence Journal World, 03/29/2011

Mark Morris
Prosecutors in KU ticket scandal seek prison for two defendants
Kansas City Star, 03/29/2011

Dawn Bormann
Pink slips to go in KCK district in preparation for budget cuts
Kansas City Star, 03/29/2011

Angela Deines
USD 437 board approves principal hire
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/29/2011

Tim Carpenter
Senate cuts state aid to schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/29/2011

Garry Sigle
Playing field not level for education groups
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/30/2011

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Strapped schools may cut registered nurses
Wichita Eagle, 03/30/2011

Associated Press
KU law school expects steep drop in applicants
Wichita Eagle, 03/30/2011

J-W Editorial
Key support [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 03/30/2011

Mark Fagan
Lawrence school district preparing to deal with $3 million loss
Lawrence Journal World, 03/30/2011

Associated Press
Ex-Ku official gets prison time
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/30/2011

Associated Press
Charter school victim of budget cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/31/2011

Angela Deines
Trojan statue unveiled at Topeka High
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/31/2011

Christine Metz
KSU boosts Manhattan in energy challenge
Lawrence Journal World, 04/01/2011

Christine Metz
K-State gearing up to save energy as part of Take Charge Challenge
Lawrence Journal World, 04/01/2011

Associated Press
Ex-KU official claims no losses from ticket thefts
Wichita Eagle, 04/08/2011

Angela Deines
State BOE member alleges KOMA violation
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/10/2011

Roxana Hegeman
KU consultant gets 46 months in ticket scam
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/11/2011

Mark Fagan
Lawrence full-day kindergarten expanding as school cuts loom
Lawrence Journal World, 04/12/2011

Mark Fagan
Former KU athletics ticket official Charlette Blubaugh sentenced to 57 months for her role in cash-for-tickets scheme
Lawrence Journal World, 04/14/2011

Associated Press
State considers fingerprinting teachers
Wichita Eagle, 04/15/2011

John Milburn
Lawmakers still to tackle education changes
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/19/2011

Bang for the buck
Hutchinson News, 04/24/2011

Brianne Pfannenstiel
First building opens on K-State's Olathe Innovation Campus
Kansas City Star, 04/26/2011

J-W Editorial
Rushed action [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 04/27/2011

Scott Rothschild
Kansas House committee urged to support initiative to increase engineering grads
Lawrence Journal World, 04/27/2011

Tim Carpenter
Coalition anxious about budget cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/28/2011

Angela Deines
USD 501 board hears one voice during public hearing
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/28/2011

Staff Reports
KU's Tyrel Reed receives legislative honor
Hutchinson News, 04/28/2011

Kevin Hardy
USD 312 to begin school closure talk
Hutchinson News, 04/28/2011

Brianne Pfannenstiel
Kansas is considering longer wait
Kansas City Star, 04/29/2011

Andy Hyland
Heard on the Hill: KU Endowment president explains how KU paid for consulting firm; KU mourns English professor emeritus Edwyna Gilbert; KU African and African-American studies department turns 40
Lawrence Journal World, 04/29/2011

Andy Hyland
Peg Livingood charged with protecting history, sustainability on Kansas University campus
Lawrence Journal World, 04/29/2011

Eric Smith
Alumni restore fraternity
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/30/2011

Dolph C. Simons, Jr.
Firing reveals broader concerns at KU Medical Center
Lawrence Journal World, 04/30/2011

Andy Hyland
KU researcher discovers not-so-itsy-bitsy-spider fossil
Lawrence Journal World, 05/01/2011

Christine Metz
KSU boosts Manhattan in energy challenge
Lawrence Journal World, 05/01/2011

Building up engineers [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 05/02/2011

Angela Deines
Auburn-Washburn board: No raises possible next year
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/03/2011

Angela Deines
Shawnee Heights board discusses increases in fees
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/03/2011

Brad Cooper
Johnson County lawmaker's idea would allow school districts access to funds
Kansas City Star, 05/03/2011

Kevin Hardy
Moundridge man donates $1.6M to KU
Hutchinson News, 05/03/2011

Scott Rothschild
Kansas budget deeper cuts rejected in House
Lawrence Journal World, 05/03/2011

Andy Hyland
$1.6M gift to help students study abroad in Germany
Lawrence Journal World, 05/03/2011

Andy Hyland
Heard on the Hill: KU chancellor responds to Nebraska's and Syracuse's exit from Association of American Universities; KU business dean Fuerst to stay on for an extra month before new dean arrives
Lawrence Journal World, 05/04/2011

Brad Cooper
Kansas schools poised to get break from state funding cuts
Kansas City Star, 05/04/2011

The Capital-Journal
Brown site names new superintendent
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/04/2011

Andy Hyland
4 KU educators honored with research awards
Lawrence Journal World, 05/04/2011

Karrey Britt
KU teams with Marillac on child psychiatric services
Lawrence Journal World, 05/04/2011

J-W Editorial
AAU status [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 05/04/2011

Angela Deines
USD 501 board votes to close schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/05/2011

Mark Fagan
First Bell: West teacher elected president of Lawrence Education Association; comings and goings at South Junior High; high schoolers qualify for nationals in forensics, debate
Lawrence Journal World, 05/05/2011

Mark Fagan
2 in KU tickets scheme sent to prison camps
Lawrence Journal World, 05/05/2011

Mark Fagan
Lawrence school board says budget cuts set for now, but more may loom
Lawrence Journal World, 05/05/2011

Mark Fagan
Lawrence Education Association asks district for additional benefits
Lawrence Journal World, 05/05/2011

Dion Lefler
Bill would let schools shift funds more freely
Wichita Eagle, 05/05/2011

The Capital-Journal
Brown v. Board historic site names superintendent
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/05/2011

Andy Hyland
KU research continuing to create new ideas in the fight against autism spectrum disorders
Lawrence Journal World, 05/05/2011

Karen Godfrey
Teachers who inspire
Hutchinson News, 05/05/2011

Make redistricting fair
Wichita Eagle, 05/06/2011

Andy Hyland
KU research team receives $5.6 million grant to find replacements to petroleum-based chemicals in household products
Lawrence Journal World, 05/06/2011

Scott Rothschild
Democratic Party chairwoman urging against Kansas Legislature's school funding cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 05/06/2011

Steve Everly
Grant could unlock biomass chemicals
Kansas City Star, 05/07/2011

Mark Morris
Sentence sought in KU case
Kansas City Star, 05/07/2011

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Education class acts [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/07/2011

Austin Meek
KSU to pay Prince $1.65M
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/07/2011

Andy Hyland
Veterans call for cleanup of KU's war memorials
Lawrence Journal World, 05/08/2011

Angela Deines
School closure process begins
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/08/2011

J. Brady McCollough
In wake of ticket scandal, KU hires alumnus as associate A.D.
Kansas City Star, 05/08/2011

Andy Hyland
KU researchers unlock piences of autism puzzle
Lawrence Journal World, 05/09/2011

J-W Editorial
Efficient choice [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 05/09/2011

Christine Metz
Students seeking input on LED lights
Lawrence Journal World, 05/09/2011

Staff Reports
Ex-KU leader earns honorary doctorate
Lawrence Journal World, 05/10/2011

J-W Editorial
Income concern editorial
Lawrence Journal World, 05/10/2011

Angela Deines
State ed board discusses standards
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/11/2011

J-W Editorial
KU standings [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 05/11/2011

Angela Deines
D.A. rules state board violated open meetings act
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/11/2011

Inform the public [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 05/11/2011

Mark Fagan
Judge restrains Kirtlands from transferring property
Lawrence Journal World, 05/12/2011

Mark Fagan
Ex-KU athletics official Ben Kirtland sentenced to 57 months in federal prison for role in ticket scam
Lawrence Journal World, 05/12/2011

Tim Hrenchir
Robotics program to be first of its kind
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/12/2011

Gary Demuth
'Perfect match'
Salina Journal, 05/13/2011

Angela Deines
Singer: School funding cuts not a surprise
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/13/2011

Tim Carpenter
Legislature salvages engineering expansion
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/13/2011

J-W Editorial
School support [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 05/13/2011

Mike McGraw
Final defendant in KU ticket scandal gets 57 months
Kansas City Star, 05/13/2011

The Capital-Journal
State BOE adopts strategic plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/17/2011

Pat Sangimino
The chopping block
Hutchinson News, 05/18/2011

Tim Carpenter
Regents chair resigns, cites 'disrespect'
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/18/2011

Scott Rothschild
Gov. Brownback supports engineering initiative, wants to ensure funds will spur job creation
Lawrence Journal World, 05/19/2011

Tim Carpenter
Regents propose tuition, fee hikes
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/19/2011

Angela Deines
USD 501 board hears early AYP data
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/19/2011

Scott Rothschild
Kansas regents tell universities to get creative with funding
Lawrence Journal World, 05/19/2011

Editorial: What was with Gary Sherrer?
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/20/2011

Tim Carpenter
Gov. wants eye on engineering funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/21/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Kansas education officials say school cuts will hurt student performance
Lawrence Journal World, 05/23/2011

Mark Morris
Full repayment unlikely from defendants in KU scandal
Kansas City Star, 06/01/2011

Jerome P. Curry
Pants problem impedes negotiations
Garden City Telegram, 06/01/2011

Scott Rothschild
State Board of Education begins 2012-13 budget talks amid cuts in state support
Lawrence Journal World, 06/14/2011

Angela Deines
State BOE votes not to require fingerprinting
Topeka Capital Journal, 06/14/2011

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Colleges must get grip on costs
Topeka Capital Journal, 06/15/2011

Scott Rothschild
Kansas Board of Regents hopes to reconnect with legislators over higher education funding
Lawrence Journal World, 06/20/2011

Andy Hyland
KU considers allowing students to study abroad in countries with State Department travel warnings
Lawrence Journal World, 06/28/2011

Austin Meek
K-State boosts sports budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 06/30/2011

Tom Keegan
KU athletic department IRS form shows women's basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson paid almost $2 million in 2009
Lawrence Journal World, 06/30/2011

Andy Hyland
KU showing effects of prolonged budget squeeze
Lawrence Journal World, 07/05/2011

Phil Anderson
Gov. announces 3 new regents
Topeka Capital Journal, 07/08/2011

Angela Deines
State ed board revisits science standards
Topeka Capital Journal, 07/12/2011

Angela Deines
State ed board to lawmakers: Fund the law
Topeka Capital Journal, 07/12/2011

Mark Fagan
State's requirement for Lawrence Public Schools to spend down savings account by June 30 has been years in making
Lawrence Journal World, 07/12/2011

Angela Deines
State ed board considers growth model
Topeka Capital Journal, 07/13/2011

John Milburn
Kansas revenues short of ed board request
Topeka Capital Journal, 07/17/2011

Jan Biles
Rural districts make sacrifices to keep schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 07/24/2011

The Capital Journal
Education advocates to rally at Statehouse
Topeka Capital Journal, 07/29/2011

Angela Deines
Education advocates rally against budget cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 07/30/2011

George Diepenbrock
KU athletic director reviewing department's 6-figure salaries
Lawrence Journal World, 07/31/2011

Andy Hyland
Forbes calls Lawrence a 'small best place for business': KU ranks in 3 top-20 lists in Princeton Review
Lawrence Journal World, 08/02/2011

Andy Hyland
Bad behavior brings bans from KU campus, as shown in released letters
Lawrence Journal World, 08/07/2011

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Wichita school board approves cuts-heavy budget
Wichita Eagle, 08/08/2011

Austin Meek
KSU merch sales prompt state scrutiny
Topeka Capital Journal, 08/09/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Kansas may again seek No Child Left Behind waiver
Lawrence Journal World, 08/09/2011

Matt Campbell
Kansas schools improve, but Shawnee Mission, KCK districts miss targets
Kansas City Star, 08/09/2011

Roxana Hegeman
Federal suit targets ticket scam official, ex-wife
Hutchinson News, 08/10/2011

Andy Hyland
KU's ongoing efficiency study identifies 12 areas in which university could save money
Lawrence Journal World, 08/15/2011

Associated Press
Ks. students top ACT's national average
Topeka Capital Journal, 08/17/2011

Tim Carpenter
Brownback seeks higher academic rankings
Topeka Capital Journal, 08/17/2011

Associated Press
Kansans to study Finnish anti-bullying program
Hutchinson News, 08/18/2011

Mary Birch
School finance plan: Formula for failure
Kansas City Business Journal, 08/19/2011

Dawn Bormann
KCK schools might turn to a different test of student achievement
Kansas City Star, 09/05/2011

Associated Press
KU Endowment receives record donations
Wichita Eagle, 09/09/2011

Andy Hyland
KU listed at 46th among public universities in U.S. News and World Report rankings
Lawrence Journal World, 09/13/2011

Angela Deines
Kansas likely to be named lead state for science standards
Topeka Capital Journal, 09/13/2011

Dave Ranney, Mike Shields
Legislators eye possible Kan-ed merger
Kansas Health Institute, 09/13/2011

Mary Rintoul
What's in a name?
Hutchinson News, 09/14/2011

Pat Sangimino
Getting scientific
Hutchinson News, 09/15/2011

Mark Reagan
Schools for Fair Funding lawyer gathers evidence in Dodge
Dodge City Daily Globe, 09/16/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Kansas Board of Regents to discuss future of Big 12
Lawrence Journal World, 09/19/2011

Scott Rothschild
Several regents question funding proposals, including request for new building at KU School of Medicine
Lawrence Journal World, 09/21/2011

Tim Carpenter
Regents confer privately on Big 12 status
Topeka Capital Journal, 09/21/2011

Associated Press
Five Kansas schools cited for excellence
Topeka Capital Journal, 09/22/2011

Angela Deines
Kansas expected to apply for second NCLB waiver
Topeka Capital Journal, 09/23/2011

Angela Deines
WU breaks fall enrollment record
Topeka Capital Journal, 09/27/2011

Andy Hyland
KU officials say they're concerned about declining enrollment; fewer students on campus this fall
Lawrence Journal World, 09/27/2011

Andy Hyland
Several schools at KU - including engineering, pharmacy - buck trend of declining enrollments
Lawrence Journal World, 09/28/2011

Enrollment concern
Lawrence Journal World, 09/29/2011

Andy Hyland
Kansas University endowment association distributes $112.3 million
Lawrence Journal World, 09/30/2011

J-W Editorial
Academic standing
Lawrence Journal World, 10/02/2011

Judy Sherard
Report shows students exceeded goals
Hays Daily News, 10/07/2011

Kathleen Pointer
Kansas students show greater proficiency in math, reading, science
Kansas City Star, 10/11/2011

John Milburn
Kan. graduation rate falls under new formula
Hutchinson News, 10/11/2011

Mark Fagan
Middle school principals reject 'Tom Sawyer' as single 'core' text for eighth-grade English
Lawrence Journal World, 10/13/2011

Associated Press
Fort Hays State plans dental practitioner degree, but dentists object
Kansas City Star, 10/16/2011

Andy Hyland
KU funding, by the numbers: Research income largest slice of budgetary pie
Lawrence Journal World, 10/16/2011

Matt Campbell
Brownback school funding plan intrigues some Kansas districts
Kansas City Star, 10/19/2011

Mike Hoeflich
KU numbers tell troubling story
Lawrence Journal World, 10/19/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live; Regents approve salary increases for university chiefs; hefty ones for some
Lawrence Journal World, 10/20/2011

Kathleen Pointer
Kansas City, Kan., school board updated on lawsuit over state funding
Kansas City Star, 10/25/2011

John Milburn
Kansas posts test score gains in math, reading
Wichita Eagle, 11/01/2011

Ken Stephens
Official hoping school funding will get a boost
Hutchinson News, 11/02/2011

Scott Rothschild
State budget cuts have led to fewer teachers in Kansas schools while enrollment increases
Lawrence Journal World, 11/04/2011

Andy Hyland
University initiatives will involve cutbacks in personnel, provost says
Lawrence Journal World, 11/08/2011

Brent Wistrom and Fred Mann
Brownback plan could change how schools are funded
Wichita Eagle, 11/09/2011

Scott Rothschild
Regents to consider room and board rate increases, pay raises for some at KU
Lawrence Journal World, 11/09/2011

Angela Deines
Budget cuts affect music programs differently
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/13/2011