The Latest From “Under the Dome”

COUNTDOWN TO MARCH 1, ATTY GENERAL DEADLINE FOR SCHOOL FUNDING FIX

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How about a two-tiered class system for teachers? House Ed Committee says no thanks.

House Ed Committee Rejects Another “Compromise” on Due Process House Education Committee Chairman Clay Aurand called a meeting today for the specific purpose of addressing due process. Aurand has repeatedly expressed his opinion that due process restoration cannot...

Approaching Turn-around & The Continuing Saga of Due Process

Almost Halfway Home It’s a pro forma day under the dome which means legislators did a quick check in this morning, then headed for home. Monday will be the last day for committee hearings with Tuesday marking the lead up to “turn around” – the...

School funding fix? Not important. Attack Teachers? By any means necessary.

House Education Committee Chairman Clay Aurand seems content to ignore school funding and allow schools to close, choosing instead to spend his time ensuring teachers are expendable chattel.   If you’re House Education Committee Chairman Clay Aurand, you are...

Temporary Teachers and Braille Materials

COUNTDOWN TO MARCH 1, ATTY GENERAL DEADLINE FOR SCHOOL FUNDING FIX Day(s) : Hour(s) : Minute(s) : Second(s) Teaching as Community Service The House K-12 Budget Committee today had a briefing on the Teach for America Program. It’s clear that they want to expand their...

Schools Can Make Use of More Funding Effectively & Teachers Can Use Due Process

  Due Process Restoration is Adopted in House Education Committee It was a contentious debate but by the end of the House Education Committee meeting today, statutory due process for Kansas teachers was adopted. It will now go to the full House for consideration....