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Education

2007 Session - June through December

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to EDUCATION, June through December, 2007.

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The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue


ARTICLES ON EDUCATION, June-December, 2007


Ann Marie Bush and Fred Davis
Kansan misspells, California boy wins
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2007
David Goldstein and Melodee Hall Blobaum
'C' words trip up A-list spellers
Kansas City Star, 6/1/2007 [Newsbank article]
Eric Weslander
KU faculty, chancellor taking trip to China
Lawrence Journal World, 6/1/2007
J-W Editorials

Important posts [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 6/1/2007


Sebelius declares Kansas Private College Week
Winfield Daily Courier, 6/1/2007

Claire Engelken
Bowser to enter teachers' hall of fame
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/2/2007


Adrielle Harvey
Topeka USD 501 school district says farewell to Sawyer
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/2/2007
Tim Hrenchir
Report of gunman jars KU
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/2/2007
Melodee Hall Blobaum
Report of gunman tests KU readiness
Kansas City Star, 6/2/2007 [Newsbank article]
Mike Belt and Christine Metz
Campus shaken by rifleman report
Lawrence Journal World, 6/2/2007
Mark Fagan
Olathe to vote on K-State plan
Lawrence Journal World, 6/2/2007
Icess Fernandez
Supreme Court ruling may end school busing
Wichita Eagle, 6/3/2007 [Newsbank article]
Teachers vs. raises
Hutchinson News, 6/3/2007 [Newsbank article]

Christina M. Woods
Reunion to honor Dunbar's legacy
Wichita Eagle, 6/4/2007


Scott Rothschild
Board of Regents changes expected
Lawrence Journal World, 6/4/2007
Adrielle Harvey
WU considers new emergency systems
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/6/2007
Deanna Richards
State says professors pass tests of time
Lawrence Journal World, 6/6/2007
J-W Editorials

Strong words [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 6/6/2007


Jack Weinstein
City, K-State make it official
Olathe Daily News, 6/6/2007
Special to The Olathe News
Bioscience Authority chair resigns Tuesday
Olathe Daily News, 6/6/2007
Michael Strand
Teacher shortage more 'geographic'
Salina Journal, 6/6/2007 [Newsbank article]
Dave Seaton
Session was better to small school districts than expected
Winfield Daily News, 6/6/2007
Will Klusener
K-State set to solicit more than $70 million for bioscience
Manhattan Mercury, 6/6/2007 [Newsbank article]
Staff Reports
KSU Foundation picks building site
Manhattan Mercury, 6/6/2007 [Newsbank article]

Ann Marie Bush
USD 501 board may choose interim leader
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/7/2007


Olathe research campus is a welcome addition to area
Kansas City Star, 6/7/2007 [Newsbank article]
Answer isn't always education [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 6/7/2007
Bobbi Mlynar
Falling behind
Emporia Gazette, 6/7/2007 [Newsbank article]

Ann Marie Bush
Interim USD 501 chief named
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/8/2007


Kristen Roderick
Low teacher turnout delays news on raises
Hutchinson News, 6/8/2007 [Newsbank article]
John Richard Schrock
Lowering standards bad way to fill teaching spots
Wichita Eagle, 6/8/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Campus funding still not a fix-all
Lawrence Journal World, 6/8/2007
Tim Carpenter
Schools' group alters tactic
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/9/2007 [Newsbank article]
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Kansas Board of Regents losing tenure [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/10/2007


Jan Biles
Driving force
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/10/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Leaders seek next step for higher ed
Lawrence Journal World, 6/10/2007
Lindsey Geisler
Fifty people recognized for earning GED award
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/11/2007
Melodee Hall Blobaum
State looks at teacher licensing
Kansas City Star, 6/11/2007 [Newsbank article]
Icess Fernandez
Wichita office Butler pursues Hispanic students
Wichita Eagle, 6/11/2007 [Newsbank article]
Education same old tune [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/12/2007
Revised rules for licensing would boost education
Kansas City Star, 6/12/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Teacher licensing changes proposed
Lawrence Journal World, 6/12/2007
J-W Editorials

Teaching ranks [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 6/12/2007


Sophia Maines
School district sees progress in first year of wellness goals
Lawrence Journal World, 6/12/2007
Scott Rochat
Technical college to refund fed money
Emporia Gazette, 6/12/2007

Capital-Journal Editorial Board

State Board of Education smart move [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/13/2007


James Carlson
Teacher licensing criteria debated
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/13/2007
Dawn Bormann
Schools try take-home PCs
Kansas City Star, 6/13/2007 [Newsbank article]
John Richmeier
Schools for fair funding to focus on lobbying efforts
Leavenworth Times, 6/13/2007

Melissa Treolo
Silver Lake discusses renovations
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/14/2007


James Carlson
Teacher licensing loosened
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/14/2007
Lisa Horn
School construction beefs up security
Lawrence Journal World, 6/14/2007
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Robocalls hang it up [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/14/2007


Kristen Roderick
Student groups' AYP test results run gamut
Hutchinson News, 6/14/2007 [Newsbank article]
Kristen Roderick
NEA accepts salary increase
Hutchinson News, 6/14/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rochat
Stepping down
Emporia Gazette, 6/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


Gwendolynne Larson
Sebelius appoints 6
Emporia Gazette, 6/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


Emerson Lynn Jr
Teacher licensing changes needed, but crisis looms [opinion]
Iola Register, 6/14/2007


Mara Rose Williams
Six appointments are made to Kansas Board of Regents
Kansas City Star, 6/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jillian Cohan
Jill Docking is among six selected for regents
Wichita Eagle, 6/15/2007 [Newsbank article]
Erin Castaneda
GEDs provide fresh start
Lawrence Journal World, 6/15/2007
Scott Rothschild
Sebelius picks new regents
Lawrence Journal World, 6/15/2007
J-W Editorials

Strong choices [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 6/15/2007


Not enough [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 6/15/2007
Bruce Symes
Faculty division chair system OK'd at college
Iola Register, 6/15/2007
Katie Stockstill
Hedges named to Regents
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 6/15/2007 [Newsbank article]
Diane Elliott
Changes allow more flexibility [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 6/15/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
New deal and new wheels at KU
Lawrence Journal World, 6/16/2007


Vicky Smith
NCCC partners with business to train employees
Chanute Tribune, 6/16/2007 [Newsbank article]

A big step for education
Kansas City Star, 6/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ron Fields
Local influence [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 6/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


The Board of Regents [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 6/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


Michael Strand
School board to hear merger options
Salina Journal, 6/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


LaKase Perry
Topekans weigh on USD 501 search
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/18/2007


Melodee Hall Blobaum
Incoming leader to forge ties at JCCC
Kansas City Star, 6/18/2007 [Newsbank article]
Randy Scholfield
Shortage do more to fill teacher gap
Wichita Eagle, 6/18/2007 [Newsbank article]
Eric Weslander
Kansas University film students to get chance to shoot virtual reality
Lawrence Journal World, 6/18/2007
Mark Fagan
Big blues buses get ready to roll
Lawrence Journal World, 6/19/2007
Kristen Roderick
Teacher pay respectable, numbers show
Hutchinson News, 6/18/2007 [Newsbank article]
Katie Stockwell
PSU aims to stay competitive by hiring top-notch faulty members
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 6/18/2007

Emerson Lynn Jr
Life science center could vault Kansas to a leading vote [opinion]
Iola Register, 6/19/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Sumner-Beginning of end?
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/20/2007
Tim Carpenter
21 school districts get 'A' for efficiency
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/20/2007
An ambitious plan for life sciences
Kansas City Star, 6/20/2007 [Newsbank article]
Jason Gertzen
Push is on for research plan
Kansas City Star, 6/20/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Kansas University Medical Center $800M life science plan hatched
Lawrence Journal World, 6/20/2007
K-State News Services
Mechanical engineering receives grant
Manhattan Mercury, 6/20/2007
K-State News Service
Journalism school gets $230,000 grant for new program
Manhattan Mercury, 6/20/2007
Arley Hoskin
JCCC president to focus on community
Olathe Daily News, 6/20/2007
Michael Strand
Merger proposed for tech school
Salina Journal, 6/20/2007 [Newsbank article]

Diane Gasper-O'Brien
USD 489 close to perfect
Hays Daily News, 6/20/2007 [Newsbank article]


Bob Sigman
Science holds promise
Johnson County Sun, 6/21/2007


Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
County schools' efficiency high
Johnson County Sun, 6/21/2007

Emily Behlmann
Report: Deerfield, Leoti make grade on efficiency
Garden City Telegram, 6/21/2007


Foss Farrar
Ark City schools recognized by state for efficiency
Winfield Daily Courier, 6/21/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Final bell hasn't tolled for historic Sumner
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/22/2007


Jillian Cohan
Wichita schools beat state average in efficiency
Wichita Eagle, 6/22/2007 [Newsbank article]
Amanda O'Toole
WSU to offer classes at Derby High
Wichita Eagle, 6/22/2007 [Newsbank article]
Jerry Siebenamrk
ITT plans to open technical institute in Wichita
Wichita Eagle, 6/22/2007 [Newsbank article]
Michael Strand
School board hears merger proposals
Salina Journal, 6/22/2007 [Newsbank article]

No child left behind thousands set for overhaul
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/23/2007


Dolph C. Simons, Jr
KU's $800 million research plan may be wishful thinking
Lawrence Journal World, 6/23/2007
Amy M. Cotham
Schools get graded on efficiency
Chanute Tribune, 6/23/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
County takes up USD 501 request
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/24/2007


Associated Press
Former KU dean gets salary bump and bonus to remain Iowa president
Lawrence Journal World, 6/24/2007
Patrick Lowry
Saving landmarks [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 6/24/2007 [Newsbank article]

Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Sumner school what a relief [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/25/2007


John Milburn
Posny takes over ed post
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/25/2007
Rhonda Holman
Efficient districts spend wisely
Wichita Eagle, 6/25/2007 [Newsbank article[
Jillian Cohan
Developer has plans for old school building
Wichita Eagle, 6/26/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rochat
Tech college board oks new scale for teachers
Emporia Gazette, 6/26/2007 [Newsbank article]

Michael Strand
Salina school board to discuss SATS proposals
Salina Journal, 6/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


Michael Strand
School board has more questions
Salina Journal, 6/27/2007


Carol Ballantyne
GCCC students define success in multitude of ways
Garden City Telgram, 6/27/2007


Emily Behlmann
Study: Fewer students feeling safe
Garden City Telegram, 6/27/2007

Mike Hall
Kansas Regents to request 9% boost
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/28/2007


Rhonda Holman
Pricey
Wichita Eagle, 6/28/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Regents to vote on KU 4-year tuition proposal
Lawrence Journal World, 6/28/2007
Sarah Van Dalsem
Local teachers inducted to hall of fame
Lawrence Journal World, 6/28/2007
Diane Elliott
Map out of focus [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 6/28/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hall
Kansas Regents tuition to rise
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/29/2007


Jonathan Kealing
KU locks in tuition for incoming freshmen
Kansas City Star, 6/29/2007
Icess Fernandez and Jillian Cohan
Supreme Court limits integration programs
Wichita Eagle, 6/29/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Fixed-rate tuition plan set for KU freshmen
Lawrence Journal World, 6/29/2007
Stacie Sandall
Districts considering more options
Hays Daily News, 6/29/2007 [Newsbank article]

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Professor position at WSU is a first
Wichita Eagle, 6/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Repair proposal approved, but more requested
Lawrence Journal World, 6/30/2007
Katie Stockstill
PSU sets 2008 tuition rates
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 6/30/2007 [Newsbank article]

J-W Editorial

Do the math [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 7/1/2007


Patrick Lowry
Tuition increases [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 7/1/2007 [Newsbank article]

Jillian Cohan
Incoming education chief 'above all a teacher'
Wichita Eagle, 7/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorial
First step
Lawrence Journal World, 7/2/2007
Ashley Nietfeld
Licensure changes may not affect teacher recruitment
Dodge City Daily Globe, 7/2/2007

Ric Anderson
New KU tuition plan a gamble
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/3/2007


James Carlson
Court ruling muddies waters
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/3/2007
Matt Erickson
KU administrator has diversity goal
Lawrence Journal World, 7/3/2007
Hot tuition [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 7/3/2007 [Newsbank article]
Arley Hoskin
College's foundation has record funds
Olathe Daily News, 7/3/2007

Will Manly
Consolidation gets nod at Agra schools
Hays Daily News, 7/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Matt Erickson
Research leader takes new duties
Lawrence Journal World, 7/4/2007


Matt Erickson
Baker retiree marks a century of lucky 7s
Lawrence Journal World, 7/4/2007
Tuition too high [opinion]
Johnson County Sun, 7/5/2007

John R. LaPlante
Public pre-K: Proceed with caution
Olathe Daily News, 7/5/2007


Mike Shields
What the farm bill means for Kansas nutrition and health
Winfield Daily Courier, 7/5/5007

Political cartoon
Topeka Metro News, 7/6/2007


Suzanne Perez Tobias
No charges filed over dead ducks at school
Wichita Eagle, 7/7/2007 [Newsbank article]
Kris W. Kobach, Andrew C. Spiropoulos and Andrew W. Lester
Education policy is job of legislators, not judges
Wichita Eagle, 7/8/2007
Associated Press
Galena schools to teach Chinese
Wichita Eagle, 7/8/2007 [Newsbank article]
Claire Engelken
USD 345 official named Kansas school administrators president
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/9/2007
Scott Rochat
Tech college enrollment highest in five years
Emporia Gazette, 7/9/2007
Sarah Kessinger
Districts get vote on consolidation
Salina Journal, 7/11/2007 [Newsbank article]
Christine Metz
Proposal offered on KU hospital
Lawrence Journal World, 7/14/2007
J-W Staff Report
Business, science mix to create new KU degree
Lawrence Journal World, 7/14/2007
Matt Erickson
Art curator falsified university credentials
Lawrence Journal World, 7/14/2007
Will Klusener
The tech school goes to college
Manhattan Mercury, 7/15/2007

Jillian Cohan
New student IDs in use this fall
Wichita Eagle, 7/16/2007 [Newsbank article]


Emily Behlmann
Area, state look to expand pre-K programs
Garden City Telegram, 7/16/2007

George Diepenbrock
Schools press ahead on emergency response
Lawrence Journal World, 7/17/2007


Scott Rochat
Lane appointed
Emporia Gazette, 7/20/2007
Flint Hills Technical College
Scholarship fund planned
Emporia Gazette, 7/20/2007 [Newsbank article]

Foss Farrar
Changes at Cowley college causing tension
Winfield Daily Courier, 7/21/2007


Kristen Roderick
Virtual school seeking students
Hutchinson News, 7/21/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Sumner seen as rough jewel
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/22/2007


J-W Editorial

Transparency and trust [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 7/22/2007


George Diepenbrock
Schools have high hopes for 'all-day K'
Lawrence Journal World, 7/22/2007


Melodee Hall Blobaum
New virtual schools stir up questions
Kansas City Star, 7/23/2007


Kristen Roderick
Garden City falling short on teachers
Hutchinson News, 7/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Emily Behlmann
Virtual reality
Garden City Telegram, 7/23/2007


Mark McCormick
Schools still don't know key facts on bus drivers
Wichita Eagle, 7/25/2007 [Newsbank article]


Katie Stockwell
State wants to stiffen penalties for expulsion
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/25/2007

Patrick S. Kelley
Wanted: Nurses and teachers [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 7/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Regents nominees approved
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/27/2007


Tribune Staff
Grant to fund NCCC nursing faculty member
Chanute Tribune, 7/27/2007 [Newsbank article]

The People Speak
Important workshop
Emporia Gazette, 7/28-29/2007


James Carlson
Schools chief wants proof
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/29/2007


Michael Strand
Board seeks input on technical school proposals
Salina Journal, 7/29/2007 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Setting history in place
Kansas City Star, 7/30/2007


Kristen Roderick
Hutch teachers to try podcasts
Hutchinson News, 7/30/2007 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Posny can't please them all
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/30/2007


Associated Press
Hutch schools go high tech
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/31/2007


Jeremy Shapiro
WSU has big plans for class of 2012
Wichita Eagle, 7/31/2007 [Newsbank article]
The Capital-Journal
Disaster county students can defer tuition
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/1/2007
Engaging students [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 8/1/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
State funding for education to be put to test
Lawrence Journal World, 8/1/2007


Mike Hammett
Hammond reflects on first 20 years at university
Hays Daily News, 8/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ann Marie Bush
WU nursing program, scholarship funds to expand
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/2/2007


Michael Gormley
KU sports included in student loan probe
Wichita Eagle, 8/2/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Student loans KU denies illegal lending
Lawrence Journal World, 8/2/2007
Michael Strand
Options back on the table
Salina Journal, 8/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Lending probe intended to protect students
Lawrence Journal World, 8/3/2007


Brandy Nance
School unaffected by speed increase
Emporia Gazette, 8/4-5/2007

J-W Editorials

Job satisfaction [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 8/5/2007


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Nurse shortage WU steps up [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/6/2007


Scott Rothschild
State, local school officials seek continuation of multiyear funding
Lawrence Journal World, 8/6/2007
Kathy Hanks
Day care law frustrates providers
Hutchinson News, 8/6/2007 [Newsbank article]
George Diepenbrock
Southwest junior high school's solar panels will empower student learning
Lawrence Journal World, 8/7/2007
Steve Fry
Broad vision for WU law
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/8/2007
Arley Hoskin
What is the LOB?
Olathe Daily News, 8/9/2007

Patrick Lowry
Economics 101 [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 8/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Mara Rose Williams
Colleges get schooled in campus safety
Kansas City Star, 8/10/2007


Cultural learnings-Young teacher, husband trade life in Hutchinson for Kuwait
Hutchinson News, 8/10/2007
Mike Belt
University boosting minority enrollment
Lawrence Journal World, 8/11/2007
Scott Rothschild
Tuition cap draws mixed responses
Lawrence Journal World, 8/11/2007
Scott Girard
New legislation should streamline purchasing procedures
Lawrence Journal World, 8/11/2007
Erin Weslander
Ten pressing issues facing Kansas University
Lawrence Journal World, 8/11/2007
Chad Lawhorn
'Crisis management' planned for deferred maintenance
Lawrence Journal World, 8/11/2007

Luke Thompson
The five year-plan
Manhattan Mercury, 8/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Erin Castaneda
Cyber bullies a growing problem
Lawrence Journal World, 8/13/2007


Micah Mertes
FHSU, Chinese partner changes will bring growth
Hays Daily News, 8/13/2007 [Newsbank article]

Martin Hawver
Legislators begin to tackle teacher shortages
Junction City Daily Union, 8/13/2007


Scott Rothschild
State lawmakers advocate mandatory kindergarten
Lawrence Journal World, 8/14/2007


Scott Rochat
Record enrollment at tech college
Emporia Gazette, 8/14/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hall
Area schools make ACT gains
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/15/2007


Scott Rothschild
KU officials tout success of state's decision to help finance facilities
Lawrence Journal World, 8/15/2007
Political cartoon
Olathe Daily News, 8/15/2007

Micah Mertes
Hammond 'dares to dream'
Hays Daily News, 8/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Randy Scholfield
Left behind homeless kids need community help
Wichita Eagle, 8/16/2007 [Newsbank article]


Karen Uhlenhuth
KU developing autism center
Kansas City Star, 8/16/2007
Scott Rothschild
More state funding needed to expand all-day kindergarten
Lawrence Journal World, 8/16/2007
More nurses in classes
Johnson County Sun, 8/16/2007

Jonathan Kealing
Ranking moves up to No. 38
Lawrence Journal World, 8/17/2007


Scott Rochat
Hall of Fame in line for federal funding
Emporia Gazette, 8/17/2007
KDHE: Only one Varicella vaccination necessary for school this year
Winfield Daily Courier, 8/17/2007
Matthew Clark
PSU is a key bioscience player
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 8/17/2007

James Carlson
Washburn again cracks top 10
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/18/2007


Jonathan Kealing
KU ranked 5 in Big 12
Lawrence Journal World, 8/18/2007
Big 12 university rankings
Lawrence Journal World, 8/18/2007
Dolph C. Simons Jr
Regents should strengthen oversight of state universities
Lawrence Journal World, 8/18/2007

Vicky Smith
The students are coming! The students are coming!
Chanute Tribune, 8/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jonathan Kealing
Hours requirement for KU college reconsidered
Lawrence Journal World, 8/20/2007


Randy Scholfield
Smart kids need a head start
Wichita Eagle, 8/20/2007 [Newsbank article]
Chris Walker
New strategic plan in development
Emporia Gazette, 8/20/2007
Kevin Flaherty
Kindergarten isn't mandatory?
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 8/20/2007
Kevin Flaherty
Kindergarten teachings build foundation
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 8/20/2007

Jonathan Kealing
New grading system possible
Lawrence Journal World, 8/21/2007


Major concern [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 8/21/2007
Carl Manning
More techers needed in special ed, science, math
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/22/2007
Jim Sullinger
Education aid increase sought
Kansas City Star, 8/22/2007
Scott Rothschild
Commission to address teacher shortage
Lawrence Journal World, 8/22/2007
Jim Sullinger
State school board wants $41 more per student
Olathe Daily News, 8/22/2007

Jonathan Kealing
Regents want freshmen better prepared
Lawrence Journal World, 8/23/2007


Erin Castaneda
Baker enrollment at highest level since 1984
Lawrence Journal World, 8/23/2007
Kindergarten on tap for debate
Johnson County Sun, 8/23/2007

Roy Wenzl
WSU message systems will reach more students
Wichita Eagle, 8/24/2007 [Newsbank article]


Susan Lynn
Teachers need better incentives to stay at jobs [opinion]
Iola Register, 8/24/2007

Peggy Mooney
Washburn University earns regional top 10 ranking in Midwest
Metro News, 8/24/2007


Facing a shortage where's the teacher?
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/25/2007


Jonathan Kealing
Virtual students raise head count
Lawrence Journal World, 8/25/2007
Dolph C. Simons, Jr
KU needs to find dean who can build on School of Fine Arts
Lawrence Journal World, 8/25/2007

Melodee Hall Blobaum and Joe Robertson
Education choices abound
Kansas City Star, 8/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorials

Set for success [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 8/26/2007


Martin Hawver
Good early childhood start sticky biz for state
Junction City Daily Union, 8/27/2007


Emily Behlmann
Another virtual school to come online in state
Garden City Telegram, 8/28/2007


Michael Strand
Tech school's staff to discuss future
Salina Journal, 8/28/2007 [Newsbank article]


Arley Hoskin
More turn to online schools
Olathe Daily News, 8/28/2007

Ric Anderson
Teachers' pay below the curve
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/28/2007


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Jerry Farley transformer [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/28/2007


Ann Marie Bush
Looking at leadership
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/28/2007
Jillian Cohan
Education official: Poverty is No.1 issue
Wichita Eagle, 8/28/2007 [Newsbank article]
Bar the door
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/28/2007

Jillian Cohan
State's ACT scores on rise
Wichita Eagle, 8/29/2007 [Newsbank article]


Our View
Luring teachers
Garden City Telegram, 8/30/2007


Bob Sigman
Education needs unmet
Johnson County Sun, 8/30/2007


Ann Marie Bush
Morrison surprised at lack of school resource officers
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/30/2007


Eagle Staff and News Service
Teacher shortage 'becoming a crisis'
Wichita Eagle, 8/30/2007 [Newsbank article]

Robert Boczkiewicz
Court upholds tuition law
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/31/2007


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Students and alcohol biggest risk [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/31/2007


Daniel McCoy
Step in right direction
Wichita Eagle, 8/31/2007 [Newsbank article]

Micah Mertes
Fort Hays ready to present new crisis plan
Hays Daily News, 9/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Tuition battle brewing
Lawrence Journal World, 9/2/2007


Tuition law ruling welcome [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 9/4/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jonathan Kealing
Donor supports KU hall's longevity
Lawrence Journal World, 9/4/2007


Brian Pommier
Pitt State students react to incident
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/5/2007


Teacher pay higher grade [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/5/2007 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
A.G.'s probe clears schools in loan case
Lawrence Journal World, 9/5/2007
J-W Editorials

Maintenance funds [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 9/5/2007


Jeanny Sharp
Change could mean schools abiding by one law may be violating another [editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 9/6/2007


Jonathan Kealing
New policies lead to larger number of dismissed students
Lawrence Journal World, 9/6/2007

Will Manly
FHSU ranks in upper tier
Hays Daily News, 9/6/2007 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Morrison seeks reforms of safety in schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/7/2007


Barbara Hollingsworth
Early childhood education campus envisioned
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/7/2007
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Campus maintenance smart move [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/7/2007


Robert A. Cronkleton and Mark Wiebe
Small bomb explodes at school
Kansas City Star, 9/7/2007

Ashely Nietfeld
College inadvertently steals wind from beneath high school's wings
Dodge City Daily Globe, 9/7/2007


Nick Sloan
ACT scores on the rise in KCK schools
Kansas City Kansan, 9/8-10/2007

Jonathan Kealing
Some call tuition disparity unfair
Lawrence Journal World, 9/9/2007


Paul Morrison
More school resource officers would improve safety for Kansas students
Chanute Tribune, 9/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Schools faring better on tests
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/12/2007


Melodee Hall Blobaum
More Kansas schools meet federally set benchmarks
Kansas City Star, 9/12/2007
Jillian Cohan
Some area schools fail to meet state goals
Wichita Eagle, 9/12/2007 [Newsbank article]
Dawn Bormann
School laptops can go home
Kansas City Star, 9/12/2007 [Newsbank article]

John LaPlante
Open doors for gifted students
Hutchinson News, 9/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Praeger gives tips on identity theft to college students
Winfield Daily Courier, 9/12/2007


Arley Hoskin
Five schools don't meet no child benchmark
Olathe Daily News, 9/12/2007


Ashley Nietfeld
USD 443 chosen for pilot program
Dodge City Daily Globe, 9/12/2007


Emily Behlmann
Ten area schools fall short of AYP
Garden City Telegram, 9/12/2007


Micah Mertes
Opponents: Name change not right for FHSU
Hays Daily News, 9/12/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Student loans to be more affordable
Lawrence Journal World, 9/13/2007


George Diepenbrock
Kansas schools may not reach target
Lawrence Journal World, 9/13/2007
Mary Clarkin
Students charged in alleged hazing
Hutchinson News, 9/13/2007 [Newsbank article]
Evelyn Amend
Hutch plan best for Salina Tech
Salina Journal, 9/13/2007 [Newsbank article]

Bob Sigman
Kansas needs more teachers
Johnson County Sun, 9/13/2007


Michael R. Lane
ESU stratgic plan will include community input
Emporia Gazette, 9/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Nick Sloan
Final tally shows significant improvement for KCK schools
Kansas City Kansan, 9/13/2007


Scott Rothschild
Panel spurns state accounting plan
Lawrence Journal World, 9/14/2007


Associated Press
Fort Hays students oppose a new name
Wichita Eagle, 9/14/2007 [Newsbank article]
Jon Niccum
Kansas vs. Darwin
Lawrence Journal World, 9/14/2007
Micah Mertes
University plans for growth, restructuring
Hays Daily News, 9/14/2007 [Newsbank article]
Patrick Lowry
Dreaming [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 9/14/2007 [Newsbank article]
Bruce Symes
ACCC hears about name change
Iola Register, 9/14/2007
Michael Strand
Two schools struggle to meet goals
Salina Journal, 9/14/2007 [Newsbank article]

Michael Strand
Legislators view KSU's assets
Salina Journal, 9/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Dawn Bormann
KCK teaching fellows program a certifiable success
Kansas City Star, 9/16/2007 [Newsbank article]


Editorial Board
Fort Hays State [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/16/2007 [Newsbank article]

Will Klusener
Land-grant power
Manhattan Mercury, 9/16/2007 [Newsbank article]


Micah Mertes
FHSU plans for growth
Hays Daily News, 9/16/2007


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Course fees share burden [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/17/2007


Margaret Stafford
Future unsure after flood
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/17/2007

Kevin Flaherty
USD 250 head speaks to 2010 commission
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


Emily Behlmann
Wagnon: Funding needed to meet demands
Garden City Telegram, 9/17/2007


Barbara Hollingsworth
PreK classes plant the seed of education
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/18/2007


Scott Rothschild
Sebelius says early education a top priority
Lawrence Journal World, 9/18/2007
Michael Strand
Kuhlman says merger could hurt K-State
Salina Journal, 9/18/2007 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Flaherty
PSU starts with facility maintenance
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Diane Gasper-O'Brien
Hays high graduates again score high on ACT tests
Hays Daily News, 9/18/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
K-State issues warning about tech school merger
Lawrence Journal World, 9/19/2007


Jonathan Kealing
Regents, KU discuss admissions policy changes
Lawrence Journal World, 9/19/2007
Michael Strand
Students talk against KSU merger
Salina Journal, 9/19/2007
Richard Underbakke
Cloud link good for Salina Tech
Salina Journal, 9/19/2007 [Newsbank article]
Ben Vidricksen
Don't fear merger with K-State
Salina Journal, 9/19/2007
Tom Bell
K-State is best merger option [editorial]
Salina Journal, 9/19/2007 [Newsbank article]

Laura Bauer
Private student info in open?
Kansas City Star, 9/20/2007


Mara Rose Williams
Regents want state funding for academy
Kansas City Star, 9/20/2007
Jonathan Kealing
KU investigates records breach
Lawrence Journal World, 9/20/2007
Rhonda Holman
Start Kansas can do more on early childhood
Wichita Eagle, 9/21/2007 [Newsbank article]
Hurst Laviana
State university enrollment hits a record 90,000
Wichita Eagle, 9/21/2007 [Newsbank article]
Michael Strand
K-State at Salina sees increase; KWU numbers decline
Salina Journal, 9/21/2007
Micah Mertes
Another year, another record for Fort Hays
Hays Daily News, 9/21/2007 [Newsbank article]

Jennifer Roblez
Enrollment down slightly
Emporia Gazette, 9/21/2007


Michael Strand
Kuhlman explains proposal to staff, students from both schools
Salina Journal, 9/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


Sharon Montague
Chamber endorses K-State Salina proposal
Salina Journal, 9/22/2007 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Flaherty
Tyler research center opens its doors
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jessica Tims
It's a great weekend for Pittsburg, its schools [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/22/2007 [Newsbank article]

George Diepenbrock
Competition increasing in online education options
Lawrence Journal World, 9/23/2007


Jonathan Kealing
Four-year degree elusive for many
Lawrence Journal World, 9/23/2007


Roy Wenzl
Schools work hard to keep lid on gangs
Wichita Eagle, 9/23/2007 [Newsbank article]

Patrick Lowry
Enrollment [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 9/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Mike Belt
KU student in demand after furry find
Lawrence Journal World, 9/24/2007


J-W Editorials

Education competition [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 9/24/2007


Martin Hawver
Computers will link student performance to teachers
Junction City Daily Union, 9/24/2007

Positive plan [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 9/25/2007


Jennifer Roblez
Jones foundation backs tuition grants
Emporia Gazette, 9/25/2007


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Child obesity healthy trend [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/26/2007


Barbara Hollingsworth
Kansans score well on U.S. report card
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/26/2007
Enrollment at Southwestern sets record
Winfield Daily Courier, 9/26/2007

J-W Editorial

Team effort [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 9/28/2007


Chris Green
Community colleges seek options for lowering property taxes
Chanute Tribune, 9/29/2007 [Newsbank article]

Editorial Board
Teacher shortage [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jonathan Kealing
KU considers creating School of Public Health
Lawrence Journal World, 10/1/2007

Tom Bell
Schools left to care for children [editorial]
Salina Journal, 10/1/2007


Steve Fry
WU enrollment dips again
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/3/2007


Scott Seire
Education given little value [editorial]
Salina Journal, 12/29/2007 [Newsbank article]

John LaPlante
Government grading on curve [commentary]
Hays Daily News, 12/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
In-State tuition for immigrants headed for Supreme Court
Emporia Gazette, 12/31/2007

Associated Press
Foes in in-state tuition for immigrants head to high court
Manhattan Mercury, 12/31/2007


Associated Press
Foes in in-state tuition for immigrants want to involve Supreme Court
Salina Journal, 12/31/2007


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