• A reminder of workplace freedom – National Employee Freedom Week

    A reminder of workplace freedom – National Employee Freedom Week0

    National Employee Freedom Week is a great time to reflect upon how fortunate Kansans are to have workplace freedom in a right-to-work state, one in which individuals are given the choice as to whether or not to join a union. As a former public school teacher in Kansas, I worked in an environment with significant

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  • “The Wrong Stuff”- new school redesign project should be “deep spaced”

    “The Wrong Stuff”- new school redesign project should be “deep spaced”0

    You have to hand it to Education Commissioner Randy Watson, he knows how to get people excited about something. His latest promotional venture is called the Kansans Can School Redesign project and the first seven school districts selected to participate were named at the August state board meeting. Why seven? Because Commissioner Watson is making

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  • The new school funding formula (SB 19) ensures another lawsuit

    The new school funding formula (SB 19) ensures another lawsuit0

    More than a decade ago the Kansas Supreme Court took the unprecedented step of injecting itself into the legislative process, ordering the Legislature to cough up an additional $853 million per year to fund K-12 education in its landmark Montoy decision. The Legislature caved, allowing the Court to usurp the constitutional authority of the power

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