• 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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  • Kelly’s K-12 budget plan favors government over taxpayers

    Kelly’s K-12 budget plan favors government over taxpayers0

    When Governor Kelly signed the school funding bill in 2019, she knew it would create large budget deficits within two years.  One highly placed source asked her what she would do if the state ran short of money, and she replied, “Well if we can’t afford it, I’ll just tell the court we can’t afford

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  • It is time to change the narrative on public education spending

    It is time to change the narrative on public education spending0

    As the saying goes, to control the narrative is to control the world. When it comes to the sphere of public education, a dominant narrative is that the volume of funding/spending by public education is a determinant of quality. This is exceptionally true in the state of Kansas. The Kansas Supreme Court has made it

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