• KSDE awards $30 million to KU to perpetuate low achievement

    KSDE awards $30 million to KU to perpetuate low achievement0

    The Kansas Department of Education recently gave KU a 5-year, $30 million contract to help KSDE perpetuate abysmally low student achievement in Kansas.   OK, that’s not exactly the way the deal is described in the University of Kansas press release, but it’s an honest reflection of history and another example of students getting the short

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  • What the Espinoza decision means for school choice in Kansas

    What the Espinoza decision means for school choice in Kansas0

    The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue is hailed as a victory by school choice advocates. In short, the court held that public money can be used by students and families for education in a religious school. It struck down the doctrine held in what are known as Blaine Amendments

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  • Kelly’s order to delay school opening is unwarranted

    Kelly’s order to delay school opening is unwarranted0

    Governor Laura Kelly’s order to delay school opening until after Labor Day is simply unwarranted. Neither reason nor science supports such an overreach of authority. In making the ill-advised decision to delay reopening Kelly declared, “I can’t in good conscience open schools when cases in our state are at an all-time high and continuing to

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