Education

FILE — This Jan. 17, 1966, file photo, shows part of the wreckage of the USAF B52 that crashed in Palomares, Spain, after a mid-air collision with a KC 135 aerial tanker during refueling. A federal appeals court heard arguments Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, but did not issue a ruling, on whether there were flaws in data used by U.S. officials to deny benefits to veterans who say they became ill from radiation exposure while responding to a 1966 accident involving American hydrogen bombs in Spain. Yale Law School students are representing veterans in a class-action lawsuit. (AP Photo, File)
KNSS News
September 02, 2020 - 2:05 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs used flawed radiation data to deny disability benefits to veterans who responded to a 1966 plane accident involving U.S. hydrogen bombs in Spain, Yale Law School students told a federal appeals court Wednesday. The students are...
Read More
White chalk writing on a green chalkboard - back to school
Getty Images
KNSS News
August 08, 2020 - 9:27 am
The Governor discusses the push to reopen schools as the coronavirus pandemic continues across the country.
Read More
This combination of photos released by the National Student Poets Program shows, from left, Madelyn Dietz, Manasi Garg, Isabella Ramirez, Ethan Wang and Anthony Wiles who have been named finalists in the Class of 2020 National Student Poets Program. Each receives a $5,000 cash award. (National Student Poets Program via AP)
KNSS News
August 05, 2020 - 7:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Five high school juniors, residing everywhere from Lake Worth, Florida, to Saratoga, California, have been named National Student Poets. A partnership between the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the student poet...
Read More
USD 259
Wichita Public Schools
KNSS News
July 30, 2020 - 1:41 pm
Classes for Wichita public schools to start after Labor Day
Read More
Glass jar for money on background
Getty Images
Rodney Price
July 29, 2020 - 1:27 pm
Sedgwick County Commissioners table plan for bar and nightclub relief and approve school funding plan for upcoming year.
Read More
FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2019 Nikolas Cruz appears at a hearing in Fort Lauderdale Fla. The death penalty trial of Cruz, the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school is off indefinitely because of restrictions related to the coronavirus. Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer said Monday, June 22, 2020, in a hearing held remotely that it's not even clear when the courthouse will reopen to the public. It's been closed since March 16. Cruz is charged with fatally shooting 17 people and wounding 17 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine's Day 2018. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
KNSS News
July 29, 2020 - 10:25 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida couple regrets ever taking in a disturbed teenager in the months before he was accused of the 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. In a letter that is part of a legal agreement to settle numerous civil lawsuits, James and Kimberly Snead said...
Read More
Coronavirus, education, University of Kansas
monkeybusinessimages / Getty Images Plus
KNSS News
June 26, 2020 - 1:36 pm
KU Dept. heads push back for mandated on-campus fall classes
Read More
President Donald Trump arrives to speak at Fincantieri Marinette Marine, Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Marinette, Wis. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
KNSS News
June 26, 2020 - 5:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is preparing to direct the federal government to overhaul its hiring to prioritize a job applicant’s skills over a college degree, administration and industry officials say. Trump is set to sign an executive order Friday outlining a new direction for the...
Read More
GettyImages-1022236966.jpg
Steve McIntosh
June 23, 2020 - 4:25 am
Lou Heldman is retiring as Vice President of Strategic Communications at Wichita State University. He shares his thoughts on education and his long career in journalism on the Issues 2020 program ... Sunday mornings at 8 on KNSS.
Read More
A high school's empty hallway
Getty Images
KNSS News
June 07, 2020 - 8:33 am
Thanks to COVID-19, state schools will have to undergo several changes to reopen this fall.
Read More

Pages