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December 21, 2017 - 8:35 pm
Newton’s Chisholm middle school teachers had a great idea: use the kids' jittery pre-vacation energy for good! Students took part in several community building projects, including sewing place mats for the homeless shelter’s Christmas meal, baking homemade dog treats for the Humane Society and...
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December 18, 2017 - 8:39 am
A Kansas legislative committee is planning to consider the potential problems caused by diverting hundreds of millions of dollars to public schools from other parts of the budget. The special joint committee is scheduled to meet Monday and Tuesday to continue gathering information. Lawmakers have...
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December 12, 2017 - 2:14 pm
The Kansas State Board of Education voted today to make Kansas the 38th state to provide lifesaving CPR training in to students before they graduate, as part of the model health curriculum. The American Heart Association will provide kits across the state for school districts to utilize. The...
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December 09, 2017 - 7:41 pm
SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas has called for a school district in the Kansas City area to eliminate a policy prohibiting public complaints about individuals at board meetings. The Kansas City Star reports that the ACLU sent a letter to the Shawnee Mission School...
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Lauren Hoffman
December 07, 2017 - 10:09 am
The students of Clements High School in Limestone Country, Alabama recently came together to gift their teacher with something that would lift his spirits.
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December 06, 2017 - 9:15 am
Several vocal and instrumental groups from area schools will entertain travelers with holiday music beginning today through Thursday, Dec. 14 at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport. The schedule of performances follows: Dec. 6, 11:15 a.m. Goddard Eisenhower High School Christmas Brass Dec. 7, 9:40...
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November 16, 2017 - 10:06 am
A Muslim student athlete who refused to observe the national anthem for religious reasons at a basketball game has been kicked off the team at Garden City Community College. That is igniting a dispute over whether the western Kansas school violated the 19-year-old student's civil rights because he...
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November 14, 2017 - 3:19 pm
Hundreds of Kansas State University staff and students, along with Manhattan residents, gathered on campus to urge each other to unite make everyone feel welcome on campus. The university took the unusual move of cancelling all classes from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday so participants could walk...
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Phil Hildebrand
November 07, 2017 - 6:26 am
For the second time in as many months, a Wichita school board member has resigned. Longtime Wichita school board member Barbara Fuller resigned from the board effective immediately at Monday night's meeting. Fuller, who has also been a teacher in the district as well as a former teachers union...
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October 22, 2017 - 12:47 am
For some Kansas students next year, when it comes to learning, it won't matter what grade you're in as much as where you are academically. Seven school districts in Kansas will take a new approach to learning next year, including Wellington. Right now in Kansas schools, students are placed in...
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