Governor Kelly Signs K-12 Budget Bill

With Governor Kelly's signature today, Kansas kids will attend school next fall in fully funded classrooms according to the state constitution. But, in an era of stark partisanship, the majority-party leaders in the Kansas Legislature made sure that full funding came...

Veto Session Report, Part 1 & Elections

Veto Session, Part 1: Report by: Lauren Tice Miller DOWNLOAD a printable PDF of this report here. The following is an update on proposed legislation as of adjournment of the veto session, part 1, of the Kansas Legislature on April 29, 2022. The legislature is set to...

VETO! ANTI-PUBLIC EDUCATION, ANTI-TEACHER, ANTI-STUDENT BILLS

Throughout the nation, a well-funded and highly coordinated effort to strip away the ability of educators to teach honestly is underway. Promoting legislation born from this campaign as the "teacher censorship, anti-diversity, anti-safety and sue to punish schools"...

A long night and many bills…

The Kansas Senate continues to work bills at this hour including a few that we're monitoring closely.  The Kansas House has adjourned until next week.  KNEA will continue to monitor everything Under the Dome until both chambers are adjourned.  In the meantime, please...

Are we headed to one Kansas school district?

Senate Bill 455 allows students to pick and choose what school they want to go to, regardless of the time of year, without added funding to the receiving school district Kansas Statehouse Another national effort has reached the Kansas Statehouse. This week the Senate...