(September 26, 2014) BOB WEEKS Kansas schools could receive $21 million annually in federal funds if the state had adequate information systems in place. One of the nuggets buried in a policy brief released last week by Kansas Policy Institute is that the state is not capturing all federal funds...
I’ve never understood why proponents of a position can hardly deign to engage people with whom they disagree. Easier to stamp the opposition as “nonsense” or claim that public demands for accountability are “over the top” than actually treat others’ arguments as having any merit.
(September 21, 2014) SCHUYLER KRAUS School is difficult enough without having to weed through corporate bias. As Gov. Sam Brownback and the state legislature incrementally cut education funding, they are opening the door for donors with specific agendas to purchase influence at Kansas University.
In this issue, media bias prevents civil discussion of education issues.
(September 20, 2014) STEVE ROSE There is a scent of hypocrisy in the air. The two right-wingers who were appointed along with seven others across the political spectrum to a special commission in Kansas, the K-12 Student Performance and Efficiency Commission...