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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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October 18, 2017 - 2:12 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas students' performance on the annual state math test essentially stayed flat from 2016 to 2017, while performance on the English and language arts portion decreased slightly. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the Kansas State Board of Education reviewed data Tuesday...
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September 16, 2017 - 1:48 am
Parents of students at two Wichita elementary schools are upset over rules which they say are leaving their children hungry. Parents say they've heard about strict rules during lunchtime at Woodman and Stanley elementary schools and decided to go to the schools to eat with their children to witness...
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September 14, 2017 - 10:10 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University is speaking out after posters promoting white nationalism were plastered around on campus. The Manhattan Mercury reports that university spokesman Steve Logback says the posters that appeared Wednesday don't reflect Kansas State values and are unwelcome...
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Lauren Hoffman
September 12, 2017 - 11:07 am
Amiah Van Hill of Idaho spent her summer helping others. At just 6-years-old, she saved up her earnings from selling lemonade to eventually donate it to pay off her classmates lunch debt. According to Inside Edition , the second-grader was inspired to start "Lemonade 4 Lunch," after realizing...
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