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Kansas Newspaper Clippings - Education

2013

Associated Press

University of Kansas' new curriculum starts in fall
Hutchinson News, 01/02/2013

Peter Hancock
New House Education Committee chairwoman sees busy session ahead with finance, collective bargaining issues
Lawrence Journal World, 01/06/2013

Associated Press
Emporia school security guards will be armed
Hutchinson News, 01/10/2013

Associated Press
Kansas ranks No. 37 in Education Week rankings
Wichita Eagle, 01/10/2013

Peter Hancock
Court ruling casts shadow over governor's State of the State address
Lawrence Journal World, 01/14/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
USD 501 board meets Whitson parents about dual-language program
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/14/2013

Associated Press
History standards up for review by state board of education
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/14/2013

John Hanna
Lawmakers consider constitutional change for school fundings
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/14/2013

Andy Marso
School funding ballot measure likely
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/15/2013

Associated Press
UMKC, Bar to offer continuing legal education
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/15/2013

Matt Erickson
Brownback suggests support for new KU Med Center building; details on higher-education funding to come today
Lawrence Journal World, 01/16/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
State ed board members sworn in at meeting
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/16/2013

Associated Press
Education officials seek public comment on science standards
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/17/2013

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Regents direct universities to propose tuition rate requests covering two years
Lawrence Journal World, 01/17/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
State board of education reviews standards
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/17/2013

Tim Carpenter
Governor planning CSI lab on Washburn campus
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/17/2013

Tim Carpenter
Governor pushes crime lab
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/18/2013

Joe Robertson
As the number of minority students grows in area schools, a learning gap remains
Kansas City Star, 01/20/2013

Andy Marso
Kansas governor's school task force issues spending recommendations
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/21/2013

H. Edward Flentje
Let voters resolve school funding conflict- Insight Kansas
Hutchinson News, 01/21/2013

Susan Higbee
Education needs advocates
Salina Journal, 01/22/2013

Megan Hart
Seaman to hold bond election
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/23/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
KNEA opposes two bills
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/23/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Auburn-Washburn purchases used buses
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/23/2013

Michael Strand
School board laments lack of maintenance funds
Salina Journal, 01/23/2013

Associated Press
KSU and Eisenhower Center sign agreement
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/23/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Bills in House, Senate worry teachers union
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/23/2013

Steve Fry
Educator enters diversion
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/23/2013

Michael Strand
GED test to change in 2014
Salina Journal, 01/24/2013

Alan Bavley
Big changes are coming at KU Hospital-Plan to streamline bureaucracy will better coordinate care and free up money for research
Kansas City Star, 01/24/2013

Scott Rothschild
House committee approves bill that would prohibit teachers union from using voluntary paycheck donations for political advocacy
Lawrence Journal World, 01/24/2013

Colleen Surridge Csurridge
USD 503 board eyes security upgrades
Parsons Sun, 01/24/2013

Brownback putting pressure on schools to encourage student Reading, Writing
Newton Kansas, 01/24/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
West may face schedule change
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/25/2013

Megan Hart
Panel: Higher ed funding may be cut
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/25/2013

Associated Press
Court rules school funding formula unconstitutional
Salina Journal, 01/25/2013

Andy Marso
Education changes considered
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/25/2013

Heather Hollingsworth
Topeka school security head requests semi-auto rifles
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/26/2013

Andrew Nash
Pitt State hosts legislative forum
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 01/26/2013

Jason Hancock
Kansas cuts vex Missouri
Kansas City Star, 01/27/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Eight seeking board spots
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/28/2013

Scott Rothschild
Kansas lawmakers cautious about school district consolidation
Lawrence Journal World, 01/28/2013

Tim Carpenter
Task force head questions goal
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/29/2013

John Milburn
State lawmakers hear report on education spending
Hutchinson News, 01/29/2013

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Bill to repeal in-state tuition for undocumented students introduced in committee
Lawrence Journal World, 01/29/2013

Roy Wenzl
Wichita State leads state universities in Kansas employment for graduates
Wichita Eagle, 01/29/2013

Associated Press
K-State president appointed to NCAA executive committee
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/30/2013

Doris Schroeder
Safety in schools has a doable, simple solution- Remember when
Hutchinson News, 01/30/2013

Richard Heckler
Stop the foolishness
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/30/2013

Tim Carpenter
KBI director: Washburn forensic lab cost now at $54M
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/30/2013

John Hanna
Legislators hope bill nullifies lawsuit over school funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/30/2013

Brad Cooper
Some Kansas legislators seek to reduce the courts' role in school funding
Kansas City Star, 02/01/2013

The Capital-Journal
ESU to celebrate 150 years
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/01/2013

Dan Sample
Letter: Give schools same security as government buildings
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/01/2013

Staff and Wire Reports
A.G. files appeal of school finance decision
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/01/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Parent groups in Shawnee Heights cover cost of some salaries
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/02/2013

Kansas Honors Scholars
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 02/03/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Teacher evaluations undergoing overhaul
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/03/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Evaluation criteria altered
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/04/2013

John Hanna
Education measure could spur new lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/04/2013

Star News Services
K-State associate athletic director to help lead college football playoff
Kansas City Star, 02/05/2013

Andy Marso
School funding questioned
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/05/2013

Editorials
Superbowl Ichabods win
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/05/2013

Ann Marie Bush
Safety director up for award
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/05/2013

Eleanor Browning
Why, Peggy?
Emporia Gazette, 02/05/2013

KHI News Service
Brownback reading initiative questioned by education experts
Wellcommons, 02/05/2013

Members of the Kansas Legislature want to make Kansas University legally obligated to play Wichita State University in basketball
Lawrence Journal World, 02/05/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Senate bill hits high-poverty school districts hardest
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/05/2013

Andy Marso
Gandhi talks of remote-controlled guns for school safety
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/06/2013

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: KU chancellor questioned by legislators about tuition increases, research
Lawrence Journal World, 02/07/2013

Scott Rothschild
Brownback wants school finance case to go to mediation
Lawrence Journal World, 02/07/2013

Peter Hancock
Roundup of education issues at the Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World, 02/07/2013

Associated Press
State ask Kan. courts for mediation in school case
Hays Daily News, 02/07/2013

Andew Nash
PSU, students oppose concealed carry
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 02/07/2013

Mary Clarkin
Kan. education bills eye money usage- One seeks ban on 'political activity' deductions, another looks at classroom spending
Hutchinson News, 02/08/2013

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Teachers union president: Bills being written in Topeka will hurt schools
Wichita Eagle, 02/08/2013

Aly Van Dyke
KSU researcher dies after fire
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/08/2013

Andy Marso
A.G.: Let a mediator help settle school suit
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/08/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Whitson program granted reprieve
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/08/2013

John R. Schrock
Kansas charter schools
Emporia Gazette, 02/08/2013

The Capital-Journal
K-State to celebrate 150th anniversary
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/09/2013

John Richard Schrock
The teacher union bogeyman
Emporia Gazette, 02/09/2013

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Wichita school district to tackle bond issue to-do list
Wichita Eagle, 02/09/2013

Rhonda Holman
Eagle editorial: Cause for optimism?
Wichita Eagle, 02/10/2013

Robert Schawo
Letter: Oppose House Bill 2023 to preserve our rights
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/10/2013

E. Thomas McClanahan
A suitable remedy for an unsuitable ruling
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/10/201

Associated Press
Bill seeks equal Kansas teacher union access
Kansas City Star, 02/11/2013

Associated Press
Kansas board to study regulations for special ed
Hays Daily News, 02/11/2013

The Capital-Journal
Heart of KU campus designated a historic district
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/11/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Bill targets exclusive union access to teachers' email
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/11/2013

Vikaas Shanker
College students talk guns, funding in lobby day
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/11/2013

John Milburn
Bill seeks equal Kan. teacher union access
Salina Journal, 02/12/2013

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Budget subcommittee cuts KU Med Center proposal, recommends audit of KU
Lawrence Journal World, 02/12/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
State ed board to discuss rules on restraining students
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/13/2013

Andy Marso
School funding plan panned
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/13/2013

Michael Strand
Business leaders show support for technical education offerings
Salina Journal, 02/13/2013

Matt Erickson
Where KU ranks on White House's new 'College Scorecard'
Lawrence Journal World, 02/13/2013

Peter Hancock
State board OKs limits on seclusion and restraint
Lawrence Journal World, 02/13/2013

Scott Rothschild
Supporters of amendment says Legislature should be sole authority on school funding
Lawrence Journal World, 02/13/2013

Megan Hart
Washburn Tech unveils construction simulator
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/13/2013

Sarah Shi
Governor supports educational exchanges with China
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/13/2013

Phil Anderson
Capper to close Kidlink preschool program
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/13/2013

Phil Wilke
Silver Lake school board presented with wish list
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/13/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Advocates for kids seek legislative support
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/13/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Bill would force Kansas to write new math, English standards
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/13/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
State Board of Education passes regulations on physical restraint
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/13/2013

John Milburn
Proposed Constitution change to limit courts' say on education
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/13/2013

Bil would force new math, English standards
Emporia Gazette, 02/14/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Bill puts Common Core at risk
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/14/2013

John Milburn
Proposal to alter Kan. Constitution eyed- Change would give the Legislature sole authority on school finance issues
Hutchinson News, 02/14/2013

Suzanne Perez Tobias
WSU's Financial Aid Awareness Week offers information, scholarship
Wichita Eagle, 02/14/2013

Scott Rothschild
Graduate students showcase their research at Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World, 02/14/2013

Scott Rothschild
Brownback stands by $10 million commitment to KU Medical Center
Lawrence Journal World, 02/14/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Critics pan Common Core in House hearing
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/14/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Bill to buy insurance for teachers baffles lawmakers
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/15/2013

Michael Strand
Salina schools return to normal
Salina Journal, 02/15/2013

Tim Unruh
Covert cop got office referrals
Salina Journal, 02/15/2013

Roy Wenzl
K-State professor receives grant for breast cancer research
Wichita Eagle, 02/15/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Group tells panel state's standards are a problem
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/15/2013

John Milburn
At-risk education funding stirs legislative debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/16/2013

Harold Campbell
NCCC Board of Trustees adds to tuition and fees
Chanute Tribune, 02/16/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Advocates, administrators divided on dyslexia bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/17/2013

Rebekka Schlichting
Kansas to Kenya program improves the lives of children
Lawrence Journal World, 02/17/2013

Peter Hancock
Bills seek to overhaul high school competition
Lawrence Journal World, 02/18/2013

The Capital-Journal
Immigrant tuition policy should stand-Another View
Hutchinson News, 02/18/2013

Amy Renee Leiker
Kansas lawmakers to revisit allowing concealed-carry users on college campuses
Wichita Eagle, 02/18/2013

Andy Marso
Kelly's attempt to add KU Med funding falls flat
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/18/2013

Tammy Seimears
Security procedures to be enhanced at Madison schools
Emporia Gazette, 02/18/2013

Kansas City Star
K-State marking 150 years
Kansas City Star, 02/18/2013

Kansas lawmakers cut $10M for KU Med Center project
Kansas City Star, 02/18/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Logan Elementary gets $1.85M grant, will start summer program
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/18/2013

The Capital-Journal
Editorial: Bill would grant special treatment
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/18/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Bill asks teachers to question climate change in class
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/18/2013

Associated Press
Bill asks Kan. teachers to question climate change
Hays Daily News, 02/19/2013

Phil Wilke
USD 450 lowers bond interest rates
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/19/2013

Andy Marso
Kelly, KU fight for med center funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/19/2013

elia Llopis-Jepsen
USD 437 seeing enrollment hike
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/19/2013

Associated Press
Kansas Senate committee OK's plan to exclude courts from school finance
Lawrence Journal World, 02/19/2013

Andy Marso
Farley urges legislators to adopt gov's budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/19/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Bills target school funding lawsuits
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/19/2013

Associated Press
Panel to work Kan. at-risk student bill
Hays Daily News, 02/19/2013

Brad Cooper
Kansas Senate approves barring courts from school finance rulings
Kansas City Star, 02/20/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Teacher satisfaction falling fast, survey finds
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/21/2013

Tim Carpenter
Think tank: 95% of K-12 costs tied to instruction
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/22/2013

The Capital-Journal
Rally will protest 'extreme legislative agenda'
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/22/2013

Eric Smith
Topeka's Rasmussen College now enrolling
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/23/2013

Charles C. Haynes
When do Students Prayers Cross the First Amendment Line?
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 02/23/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Common Core: Q&A with State Board of Education chair
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/24/2013

Andy Marso
USD 501 superintendent Ford speaks against holding back third-graders
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/25/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
USD 501: Bill would lead to greater inequity
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/25/2013

Bob Grover and Jim Calvert
Legislators assail education, immigrants
Emporia Gazette, 02/25/2013

Andy Marso
Committee rejects plan to hold back third-graders
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/26/2013

Brent D. Wistrom
Senate committee rejects governor's plan to improve fourth-grade reading in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 02/26/2013

James Jordan
Proposal could Effect School's Funding
Newton Kansan, 02/27/2013

Brent D. Wistrom
Kansas universities would receive bonuses for fostering startup companies under proposal by governor
Wichita Eagle, 02/27/2013

Rustin Dodd
KU's Self takes issue with statement on officiating
Kansas City Star, 02/28/2013

Scott Rothschild
Seante Republican leaders say $10 million for KU medical building may be cut
Lawrence Journal World, 02/28/2013

Matt Erickson
KU Queers and Allies group bringing Phelps' estranged son to speak
Lawrence Journal World, 03/01/2013

Rachael Gray
Sequestration in the schools
Garden City Telegram, 03/01/2013

Phil Anderson
New signs to clarify boundaries
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/01/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
WU sees opportunities in diesel field
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/01/2013

Andy Marso
'Secret talks' criticized
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/01/2013

John Hanna
Court: Mediation required
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/02/2013

elia Llopis-Jepsen
Sequester will cost county's schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/02/2013

Molly McMillin
Standing-room-only crowd at legislative forum includes many teachers
Wichita Eagle, 03/02/2013

The Capital-Journal
Editorials Statehouse drafting bills
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/03/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Education in Kansas charter schools receive another look
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/04/2013

Andy Marso
Seaman leader part of talks
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/05/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Charter school proposal not new
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/05/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Auburn-Washburn to add ROTC program
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/05/2013

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
USD 501 mulls border change
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/05/2013

udy Sherard
Schools chiefs air legislative concerns