Public Schools

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KNSS News
November 12, 2020 - 8:29 pm
Public health officials in two of Kansas' most populous counties have tightened restrictions on gatherings and public schools in the state’s capital city have scrapped at least two weeks of in-person classes in favor online learning amid a surge in coronavirus cases.
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KNSS News
September 22, 2020 - 2:47 pm
More Kansas schools have ended in-person classes and canceled sports because of coronavirus exposure and team quarantines.
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Wichita Public Schools
KNSS News
July 30, 2020 - 1:41 pm
Classes for Wichita public schools to start after Labor Day
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KNSS News
July 22, 2020 - 12:12 pm
Kansas school board rejects delaying in-person K-12 classes
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KNSS News
March 12, 2020 - 8:38 pm
All New Mexico public schools closed for 3 weeks amid coronavirus.
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Dreamstime
August 11, 2018 - 3:30 am
The number of emergency preparedness drills in Kansas schools will rise to 16 per year. This includes four fire drills, three tornado drills, and nine crisis drills per year. The idea behind doing so many drills is that the students and staff will know exactly how to respond and what to do in any...
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Dreamstime
May 06, 2018 - 1:03 am
Kansas legislators this year boosted funding for public schools and increased spending in other parts of the state budget they saw as neglected while also supporting faith-based adoption agencies that cite religious reasons for not placing children in LGBT homes. Lawmakers adjourned their annual...
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Dreamstime
October 30, 2017 - 8:55 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are expected to form a committee to begin work on a response to a state Supreme Court order directing them to boost spending on public schools. The Legislature's top seven leaders were meeting Monday afternoon to discuss setting up such a committee. The Supreme...
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Dreamstime
May 03, 2017 - 8:57 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators hope to make progress later this week on a measure that would boost spending on public schools. A House committee on school finance on Wednesday discussed a plan to phase in a $750 million increase in aid to schools over five years. Chairman and Olathe...
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