KU sorority punishes student f...

Nov 3, 2020 by

Michael Ryan asks: Are arguments on vital social and political matters now banned at universities? She left home for college to...

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Shawnee Mission teachers prote...

Nov 12, 2019 by

It’s been 20 years since Shawnee Mission teacher union contract negotiations have gone on this long Dressed in bright red to show...

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Overland Park student, 12, arr...

Oct 13, 2019 by

A 12-year-old Overland Park girl who formed a gun with her fingers and pointed at classmates was handcuffed, arrested and charged...

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Child Charged With Felony For ...

Oct 11, 2019 by

12-year-old girl could face year in juvenile detention A 12-year-old girl was hauled from school in handcuffs and charged with a...

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Mizzou fraternity life: Behind...

Aug 19, 2018 by

When the calls came in the middle of the night, Devin Tarantino braced himself for a crisis at a fraternity. A police officer busted...

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KU cutting nearly 6% from Lawr...

May 30, 2018 by

The University of Kansas is going to slash the budgets of every department and unit on the Lawrence campus, including central...

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Lawmakers shocked by report th...

Mar 18, 2018 by

TOPEKA Kansas schools may need between $1.7 billion and $2 billion in new funding to meet performance targets, according to a highly...

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Do our schools take threats se...

Mar 4, 2018 by

Raytown Superintendent Allen Markley was working on his house last Sunday afternoon when his wife, hanging out on Facebook, yelled...

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Undercover High: Sexual image ...

Feb 12, 2018 by

An undercover adult at Topeka’s Highland Park High School found out that sexting has become much more common as part of the A&E’s...

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Textbooks available free at Mi...

Oct 23, 2017 by

  By Mará Rose Williams – A college undergraduate spends an average of $1,200 on textbooks a year, enough to buy about...

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Joplin ‘busty’ dre...

Sep 17, 2017 by

Some Joplin, Mo., high school students are defending a teacher who reportedly called a teenage girl “busty” and “plus-sized” and...

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KC data show racial disparitie...

Sep 6, 2017 by

Black students who attended a school in Kansas City last year were five times more likely to be suspended than their white...

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Kansans Can School Redesign pr...

Aug 9, 2017 by

By 2020, nearly three-quarters of all jobs in Kansas will require training or classwork beyond a high school diploma. So why are we...

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Missouri tries to recover afte...

May 29, 2017 by

The University of Missouri’s reputation, and enrollment, still reel from racial protests. COLUMBIA Dennis Jones recalls the...

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Shawnee Mission superintendent...

Mar 16, 2017 by

Johnson County lawmakers and superintendents have been discussing a school finance plan that would radically change the way Kansas...

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens an...

Jan 17, 2017 by

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens said Monday he will cut $146.4 million from the state budget because of lower-than-expected revenues and...

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University of Missouri announc...

Oct 7, 2016 by

The official numbers are in and as projected, enrollment at the University of Missouri is down this year but not as much as initially...

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For schools, churches, cities ...

Sep 18, 2016 by

Cheap oil, changes in China’s economy and a weak global recovery mean prices have tumbled for recyclable materials, which has made...

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ACLU is suing Kansas City Publ...

Sep 9, 2016 by

The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri has filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of a Kansas City elementary student it...

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Denver shares difficult lesson...

Nov 25, 2015 by

Everything that a visiting crew of Kansas City visionaries wanted was here. Not the mountains. Not Denver’s robust commuter train...

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