Oral Arguments in Due Process Case Heard before the Kansas Supreme Court

Hundreds of KNEA members and other public education supporters spent a long weekend in the statehouse in the spring of 2014. The Kansas Legislature was engaged in resolving a nearly $150 million shortfall in school funding as part of the Supreme Court finding in the...
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Taking on the Anti-Teacher Legislature and the Anti-Education Chamber

The “Tenure” Myth One of the hallmarks of Governor Brownback’s leadership is that he has encouraged his servants in the state legislature to trash public school teachers as often as possible. They stripped teachers and other public employees of the right to contribute...
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The Judicial System Works, VOTE to Retain Justices in November

Video clips from today’s media event are included at the right or bottom of this post. Former Governors John Carlin (D), Mike Hayden (R), Bill Graves (R) and Kathleen Sebelius (D) spoke in solidarity today encouraging voters to retain the current Kansas Supreme...
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Brownback’s Fiscal Disaster Continues

Kansans are unhappy with Brownback AND his legislative allies Under the leadership of Governor Sam Brownback and the willing participation of conservative Republicans in the legislature, the state budget continues its long collapse. Just the other day, it was revealed...
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Too little, too late.

What a surprise. Governor Brownback has suddenly awakened to the fact that his legislative allies are being thrown out of the legislature by angry voters. And Brownback knows what we all know – the leading issues for Kansas voters are the slow demise of...
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