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Education

June through December 2008
Newspaper Clippings Index

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, 2008.

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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 through December 2008


Kristin Babcock
No Child may require uniform graduation-rate calculation
Olathe News, 5/31/2008


Lauren Epps
KSU tuition proposal changes
Manhattan Mercury, 6/4/2008


Emily Behlmann
Official: Spending on education smart investment
Garden City Telegram, 6/4/2008


Mara Rose Williams
K-State drops plan for selective higher tuition
Kansas City Star, 6/5/2008


Tuition spin [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 6/8/2008


David Klepper
Schools to install, study wind turbines
Wichita Eagle, 6/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Gayle Webber
Phillipsburg school officials considering wind power
Hays Daily News, 6/11/2008


Bob Sigman
Goodbye to low teacher pay [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 6/11/2008


Mike Hoeflich
State shares tuition blame
Lawrence Journal World, 6/11/2008


Chris Green
Tech school plan approved
Garden City Telegram, 6/12/2008


Alexander Parker
Regents approve KU tuition increase
Lawrence Journal World, 6/12/2008


Suzanne Perez Tobias
Report on Kansas kids: State rankings drops
Wichita Eagle, 6/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Regents approve tuition increases
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/13/2008


Gayle Weber
Regents approve 5.5% tuition increase at FHSU
Hays Daily News, 6/13/2008


Scott Rothschild
KU can rent out space and not pay property tax
Lawrence Journal World, 6/14/2008


Tom Bell
No tuition increase here [editorial]
Salina Journal, 6/16/2008


New education law questioned
Hutchinson News, 6/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Kansas audit finds school funding follows formula
Kansas City Star, 6/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Audit: School aid used properly
Wichita Eagle, 6/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Other Views
On tuition increases:
Junction City Daily Union, 6/22/2008


Martin Hawver
Teacher shortage raises interesting approach
Junction City Daily Union, 6/23/2008


Katrina Segers
Summer enrollment at JCCC sets record
Johnson County Sun, 6/25/2008


Mike Hoeflich
Local voices: Regents should seek efficiency
Lawrence Journal World, 6/25/2008


Sarah Kessinger
Justices deny hearing on Kansas law
Salina Journal, 6/27/2008


Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 6/27/2008


Scott Rothschild
Court denies hearing on immigration tuition law
Lawrence Journal World, 6/30/2008


Ron Wilson
Wefald a great ally of rural Americans
Manhattan Mercury, 6/30/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Tuition break for some illegal immigrants stands
Hays Daily News, 7/2/2008


Tim Carpenter
Justices won't hear Kansas tuition case
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/2/2008


John Milburn
Pittsburg State gets $10 million gift
Junction City Daily Union, 7/2/2008


Mara Rose Williams
University receives record donation
Kansas City Star, 7/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


Emily Behlmann
Legislators taking scientific approach
Garden City Telegram, 7/3/2008


Jim Sullinger
High court won't hear Kansas case
Kansas City Star, 7/3/2008


Darcy Gray
Side-by-side Seward Co. college, technical school to merge
Hutchinson News, 7/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Sebelius kicks off talks of new education council
Chanute Tribune, 7/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


Seward County college, tech school to merge
Hays Daily News, 7/6/2008


Scott Rothschild
New regents chairwoman will face economic challenges
Lawrence Journal World, 7/6/2008


Scott Rothschild
Tuition lawsuit cost state $175,000
Lawrence Journal World, 7/6/2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
Schools eyeing food prices
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/7/2008


Jason Gertzen
Help for KU's entrepreneurial scientists
Kansas City Star, 7/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Schools squeezed by rising food prices
Junction City Daily Union, 7/8/2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
Education mandate a 'difficult standard'
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/9/2008


Kevin Flaherty
Pitt State lands scholarship money
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/11/2008 [Newsbank article]


Thumbs up, thumbs down [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/11/2008 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Nightingale
KSU brings concerns to Topeka
Manhattan Mercury, 7/11-12/2008 [Newsbank article]


Dolph C. Simons, Jr
New board chairman will protect KU Hospital interests
Lawrence Journal World, 7/12/2008


Roy Wenzl
WSU seeks $31 million for composites research
Wichita Eagle, 7/13/2008 [Newsbank article]


Michael Strand
Sex & science
Salina Journal, 7/13/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
WSU asks for $31 million for new medical devices
Hutchinson News, 7/14/2008 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Ahead of the curve
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/15/2008


John Richard Scrock
Time to kill 'no child left behind'
Junction City Daily Union, 7/16/2008


Mark Vierthaler
Athletic success expected to help increase enrollment
Lawrence Journal World, 7/17/2008


Mark Vierthaler
Regents: Entrance policies flawed
Lawrence Journal World, 7/18/2008


K-State News Service
K-State team gets funds to study biofuels
Manhattan Mercury, 7/20/2008


Kevin Flaherty
PSU addresses maintenance issues
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/20/2008 [Newsbank article]


The Morning Sun
Dole Institute announces new scholars
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/20/2008 [Newsbank article]


Admissions bar [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 7/21/2008


Mark Vierthaler
Kan. teaching pool can't stanch leaks
Lawrence Journal World, 7/21/2008


Associated Press
Teacher shortage worries colleges
Wichita Eagle, 7/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mara Rose Williams and David Klepper
Kansas regents want cuts
Kansas City Star, 7/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Regents want 7 percent cut from universities
Emporia Gazette, 7/22/2008


Associated Press
KU uneasy over photo of T-shirt
Hutchinson News, 7/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Nightingale
Financial concerns
Manhattan Mercury, 7/22/2008


Mark Vierthaler
KU asked to carve $15M out of budget
Lawrence Journal World, 7/22/2008


Patrick S. Kelley
A hitch in the plans [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 7/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


From troubling to alarming [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 7/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hall
Washburn asked to plan for cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/23/2008


Mike Hall
State universities hopeful budget cuts won't happen
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/23/2008


Roy Wenzl
WSU works to find where to cut budget
Wichita Eagle, 7/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mark Vierthaler
Campus bracing for cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 7/23/2008


Mara Rose Williams
University budget cuts could hurt
Kansas City Star, 7/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Higher education affordability important to regents leader
Lawrence Journal World, 7/24/2008


Budget cuts look harder [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/25/2008 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Nightingale
Hemenway: KU, KSU friendly
Manhattan Mercury, 7/25-26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Gov: No intent for big cuts to colleges
Hutchinson News, 7/26/2008


Associated Press
Sebelius denies wanting cuts
Kansas City Star, 7/26/2008


Associated Press
Governor rebuts university fears
Wichita Eagle, 7/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Budget cuts Sebelius says KU unduly alarmed
Lawrence Journal World, 7/26/2008


Joey Berlin
ESU cuts, if needed would delay programs and hiring
Emporia Gazette, 7/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


Sky isn't falling [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 7/29/2008


Laura Bauer
Board control again on the line
Kansas City Star, 7/30/2008


Bob Sigman
New school funding pays off
Johnson County Sun, 7/30/2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
Evolution hot campaign topic
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/31/2008


Scott Rothschild
Memos outline budget request
Lawrence Journal World, 7/31/2008


Dolph C. Simons, Jr
KU's handling of potential budget cuts raises questions
Lawrence Journal World, 8/2/2008


J-W Staff Reports
Evolution an issue in board race
Lawrence Journal World, 8/3/2008


Mike Hoeflich
KU will weather lean times
Lawrence Journal World, 8/6/2008


Lori Yount
Wichita teacher vacancy rate down this year
Wichita Eagle, 8/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Higher ed hit by slowdown [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 8/6/2008


Back to school already?
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/10/2008


Lori Yount
Is tech high school a good fit for city?
Wichita Eagle, 8/11/2008


Mark Vierthaler
Tax credits for university repairs slow to catch on
Lawrence Journal World, 8/11/2008


Dan Margolies
KU is not liable in fatal dorm fall
Kansas City Star, 8/12/2008


Bobbi Mlynar
Enrollment drop is light
Emporia Gazette, 8/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Richard Schrock
Starting college in high school
Junction City Daily Union, 8/12/2008


Joe Robertson
Schools see more, better ACT scores
Kansas City Star, 8/13/2008 [Newsbank article]


Lori Yount
12 schools miss state targets
Wichita Eagle, 8/13/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jessica Marshall
Art Institutes prepares for opening in Overland Park
Johnson County Sun, 8/13/2008


Scott Rothschild
School's annual test results released
Lawrence Journal World, 8/13/2008


Kevin Wright
Brownlee aids in campaign for education triangle
Olathe Daily News, 8/13/2008


Kristin Babcock
Every school makes AYP
Olathe Daily News, 8/13/2008


Associated Press
19 districts, 36 schools fall short of goals
Manhattan Mercury, 8/13/2008


Lori Yount
State again beats U.S. average for ACT scores
Wichita Eagle, 8/14/2008 [Newsbank article]


Aim higher than above average [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 8/14/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mark Vierthaler
$10M grant to aid in study of proteins
Lawrence Journal World, 8/15/2008


Bruce Symes
College cuts 'to the bone'
Iola Register, 8/15/2008


John Hanna
Tight times threaten state aid to schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/15/2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
Most local high school ACT scores fell slightly
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/15/2008


John Hanna
Budget ills may affect school funding
Wichita Eagle, 8/15/2008 [Newsbank article]


Patrick Lowry
Student performance [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 8/15/2008 [Newsbank article]


Kathy Martin
Education depends on voters
Salina Journal, 8/15/2008


Mark Vierthaler
Hemenway hopes for long tenure at KU
Lawrence Journal World, 8/16/2008


Alexander Parker
Support growing for football addition
Lawrence Journal World, 8/16/2008


KU's chain of command
Lawrence Journal World, 8/16/2008


Sophia Maines
Chancellor's executive assistant helps keep university ticking
Lawrence Journal World, 8/16/2008


Erin Castaneda
University says parents seem supportive of tuition compact
Lawrence Journal World, 8/16/2008


Megan Moser
Wefald to retire K-State's president to leave office after 22 years
Manhattan Mercury, 8/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


Edward H. Hammond
Fort Hays State's $64.7 million economic boost
Hays Daily News, 8/17/2008


Robert Tomsho
A detour to learning
Kansas City Star, 8/17/2008


Mike Sherry
Ready for a food fight?
Kansas City Star, 8/17/2008


Gayle Weber
FHSU lays the groundwork for 20,000
Hays Daily News, 8/17/2008


John Hanna
Analysis school finance debate heats up
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/18/2008


Associated Press
KU athletic director has top state paycheck
Hutchinson News, 8/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Questions raised about money spent on Kansas schools
Hutchinson News, 8/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


Emerson Lynn, Jr
State budget woes are really minor, can be overcome [editorial]
Iola Register, 8/19/2008


Russ Morgan
ESU is back in session
Emporia Gazette, 8/20/2008


Russ Morgan
Lane presents a draft of strategic plan
Emporia Gazette, 8/20/2008


Kelli Bamforth
ACT scores highest here
Johnson County Sun, 8/20/2008


Political cartoon
Dodge City Daily Globe, 8/20/2008


Lori Yount
Schools to Regents: Cuts will hurt students
Wichita Eagle, 8/21/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mark Vierthaler
Hemenway: Budget cuts would bring staff cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 8/21/2008


Gayle Weber
Hammond wants university to grow sooner--and later
Hays Daily News, 8/21/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mark Vierthaler
KU drops two spots in rankings
Lawrence Journal World, 8/22/2008


Just the facts [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 8/22/2008


Ryan Christner
'Unacceptable' FHSU dismisses Shanahan after actiosn surface on YouTube
Hays Daily News, 8/22/2008


Mark Parkinson
Campus safety
Hays Daily News, 8/22/2008


John Laplante
Disconnect between grades, performance is real
Hays Daily News, 8/22/2008


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Lots of good news from KU, K-State to cheer our day [editorial]
Iola Register, 8/22/2008


Steve Fry
WU deals with budget cut
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/23/2008


Laura Bauer and Jason Noble
Fort Hays college fires debate coach over video
Kansas City Star, 8/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Fort Hays coach fired, program suspended
Wichita Eagle, 8/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Edie Hall
Buhler is tops for college readiness
Hutchinson News, 8/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Our Opinion
Higher education will pay for Legislature's decision
Olathe Daily News, 8/23/2008


John R. LaPlante
Proficiency games
Olathe Daily News, 8/23/2008


Melissa Smith
Paddling still allowed in Kansas schools, but rarely used [editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 8/23-24/2008 [Newsbank article]


Patrick Lowry
The debate is over
Hays Daily News, 8/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


Patrick S. Kelley
YouTube is watching [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 8/25/2008 [Newsbank article]


Keep the debate program [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 8/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jesse Fray
Report: Pre-K programs can cut crime
Lawrence Journal World, 8/26/2008


Chris Green
Leaders hope to avoid tuition increase
Hutchinson News, 8/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jack S. Sampson
A tough act to follow
Hutchinson News, 8/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Emily Behlmann
Learning for life
Garden City Telegram, 8/26/2008


Bob Johnson
SAFE BASE needs alternative funding
Iola Register, 8/27/2008


From ESU Media Relations
ESU News center receives $25,000 grant
Emporia Gazette, 8/28/2008


Chris Green
Fort Hays president defends debate program's suspension
Hutchinson News, 8/30/2008 [Newsbank article]


No-bid awards [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 8/31/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mark Vierthaler
University prepared to tighten belt for lean times
Lawrence Journal World, 8/31/2008


Mark Vierthaler
KU enlists company to check new hires
Lawrence Journal World, 8/31/2008


Lori Yount
New federal rules special ed has fewer kids, but costs more
Wichita Eagle, 9/2/2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
Contract negotiations raise starting salaries
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Christina M. Woods
Adult education program in dire need demand up, dollars not
Wichita Eagle, 9/3/2008


Associated Press
KU chancellor: Cuts would slice deep
Wichita Eagle, 9/4/2008 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Focus placed on poor students
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Silencing of KU whistle steams alumni
Wichita Eagle, 9/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


Suzanne Perez Tobias
K-State named No. 2 campus for technology
Wichita Eagle, 9/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mark Vierthaler
KU expects 'record-breaking' enrollment
Lawrence Journal World, 9/5/2008


Associated Press
Outcry reverses decision to cut KU whistle
Wichita Eagle, 9/6/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Listen up: KU whistle to resume tooting
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/6/2008


Emily Behlmann
Garden City high officials puzzling over test scores; act prep class organized to remedy decline
Emporia Gazette, 9/6-7/2008


John Hanna
Questions raised about money spent on Kansas schools
Chanute Tribune, 9/6-7/2008 [Newsbank article]


Amy Adams
What education needs [editorial]
Salina Journal, 9/8/2008


Associated Press
State, Washburn push engineering education
Junction City Daily Union, 9/8/2008


Mark Vierthaler
KU must keep grip on faculty despite state budget squeeze
Lawrence Journal World, 9/8/2008


James Carlson
Possible budget cuts weighed
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/9/2008


Lori Yount
Math, reading scores improve
Wichita Eagle, 9/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Lindsey Slater
Schools improve in yearly progress
Lawrence Journal World, 9/9/2008


David Klepper
Math muddies grad rates
Kansas City Star, 9/10/2008


David Klepper
States seek consistent dropout rate calculation
Wichita Eagle, 9/10/2008 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Kansas schools' grades improve
Kansas City Star, 9/11/2008


Lori Yount
More Wichita schools meet targets; fewer suburbans do
Wichita Eagle, 9/11/2008 [Newsbank article]


Lance Stockhaus
Academy a 'premiere' program
Hays Daily News, 9/11/2008 [Newsbank article]


The Morning Sun
Area schools receive state grants
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/11/2008 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Vacancies decrease
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/12/2008


David Klepper
Bad report card was a big mistake
Kansas City Star, 9/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


Harold Campbell
Outgoing K-State president promotes university
Chanute Tribune, 9/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


Around Town
Organizations receive Kan-ed grants
Dodge City Daily Globe, 9/12/2008


Regents' authority [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 9/14/2008


Bill Felber
K-State: red hot
Manhattan Mercury, 9/14/2008


Associated Press
Kansas finds relief from teacher shortage
Kansas City Star, 9/14/2008


Mike Sherry
Retirement funding fuels fiscal crunch
Kansas City Star, 9/15/2008 [Newsbank article]


Education scores improve [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/15/2008


Jason Gertzen
KU gains millions to fund research
Kansas City Star, 9/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
KU gets grant for molecular research
Wichita Eagle, 9/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


Karrey Britt
Bioscience milestone KU has high hopes for $20.2M grant
Lawrence Journal World, 9/16/2008


John Hanna
Record grant lets KU join molecule search
Hutchinson News, 9/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


Kevin Flaherty
PSU mulling close of Joplin
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


The Morning Sun
Kansas Green Schools program provides chances
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


Kristin Babcock
The challenge of making AYP
Olathe Daily News, 9/17/2008


Tim Carpenter
Immigrant tuition law may face new scrutiny
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger
Kansan examines court case
Kansas City Star, 9/17/2008


Jim Sullinger
Immigrant tuition ruling may affect state
Wichita Eagle, 9/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


Great grant [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 9/17/2008


Scott Rothschild
In-state tuition law rejected in Calif.
Lawrence Journal World, 9/17/2008


Carol Ballantyne
GCCC campus adapting to health care education needs
Garden City Telegram, 9/17/2008


Roy Wenzl
Colleges detail how harsh cuts would be
Wichita Eagle, 9/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


Stu Butcher
Secretary of State likes what he sees in Chanute
Chanute Tribune, 9/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
4 percent increase urged for higher ed
Lawrence Journal World, 9/18/2008


Associated Press
Board of Regents OKs pay raises for university presidents
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Rhonda Holman
Prudent plan but hope for best for universities [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 9/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


The Morning Sun
Docking to head up PSU presidential search
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Educators, industry seek millions to increase number of engineers
Lawrence Journal World, 9/20/2008


McClatchy Regional News
More money sought for engineering education
Wichita Eagle, 9/20/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
School district weighs a preschool system
Garden City Telegram, 9/20/2008


Robert Hemenway
KU Medical School must remain strong
Wichita Eagle, 9/21/2008 [Newsbank article]


Christina M. Woods
Districts' approaches to adult ed funding vary
Wichita Eagle, 9/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Health plan not an easy sell
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/22/2008


Salary hikes message garbled [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/22/2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
Making room to learn
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


Board of Regents Kan-ed awards go to area schools, libraries
Winfield Daily Courier, 9/22/2008


Associated Press
All-day kindergarten booming
Lawrence Journal World, 9/23/2008


Gayle Weber
Regents talk about budget cuts for state universities while at FHSU
Hays Daily News, 9/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Emily Behlmann
School board discusses what's working
Garden City Telegram, 9/23/2008


Chuck Kurtz
Triangle big boost to JCCC
Johnson County Sun, 9/24/2008


Daniel C. Richardson
Johnson County ideal for special KSU campus
Johnson County Sun, 9/24/2008


Mike Hall
WU looks at possible budget cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/24/2008


College costs ivory towers [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/25/2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
Report: Early learning lacking
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/25/2008 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
School funding doesn't rely on head count alone
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/25/2008


Lori Yount
FEMA would reimburse for part of cost bond includes 60 shelters
Wichita Eagle, 9/25/2008 [Newsbank article]


Richard Lariviere
Our prosperity depends on support for higher ed
Kansas City Star, 9/25/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
KU pharmacy school's costs escalate
Lawrence Journal World, 9/25/2008


Associated Press
WSU enrollment up over last fall
Wichita Eagle, 9/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


George Diepenbrock
A record: KU's enrollment surges past 30,000
Lawrence Journal World, 9/26/2008


Indy up, KC down
Kansas City Star, 9/26/2008


Donald Bradley, Dawn Bormann, Brian Burnes, Greg Clark, Bill Graham, Brittany Lane, Russ Pulley, Joe Robertson and Jim Sullinger
School enrollment figures released
Kansas City Star, 9/26/2008


Joe Lambe
Johnson County|Governor appoints judge
Kansas City Star, 9/26/2008


Grace Hobson
Kansas|Voters warned of registration scam
Kansas City Star, 9/26/2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
Regents' student count rises 2%
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/26/2008


Gayle Weber
FHSU enrollment passes 10,000 mark
Hays Daily News, 9/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Kevin Flaherty
Pitt State hits new enrollment high
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Cherise Forno
DCCC prepares for current budget cuts
Dodge City Daily Globe, 9/27/2008


Dolph C. Simons Jr
Removing university leaders hurts state bioscience group
Lawrence Journal World, 9/27/2008


Tom Bell
Students need good start [editorial]
Salina Journal, 9/28/2008


Roy Wenzl
Degree, with debt
Wichita Eagle, 9/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


Staff Reports
Regents approve job description for next K-State president
Manhattan Mercury, 9/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


Roy Wenzl
Technical schools, employers team up to offer alternatives
Wichita Eagle, 9/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


Nikki Patrick
PSU, Adjutant General's department dedicate recreation center, armory
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


Stephen Wade
'Creative thinking can yield great benefits' [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


All-day kindergarten [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


College costs keep it tight [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/29/2008


Emily Behlmann
Report: Kansas lags in pre-K
Garden City Telegram, 9/30/2008


Karrey Britt
Miracle cure
Lawrence Journal World, 10/1/2008


Mike Hall
WU enrollment dips
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Early childhood education focus on learning
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Terry Calaway
Education triangle would be great for JCCC
Johnson County Sun, 10/1/2008


John Heim
The value of teacher learning time
Emporia Gazette, 10/1/2008


John R. LaPlante
Careful steps toward preschool
Garden City Telegram, 10/1/2008


Kristin Babcock
Attendance grows for full-day kindergarten
Olathe Daily News, 10/1/2008


David Klepper
Report: Kansas upgrades funding
Kansas City Star, 10/2/2008


Gary Demuth
Candidates get educated about Heartland
Salina Journal, 10/2/2008


Nancy Horst
Visitors focus on early childhood
Emporia Gazette, 10/3/2008


Ned Seaton
KSU athletics gets state money, but not much
Manhattan Mercury, 10/3-4/2008


Kristin Babcock
Coalition places emphasis on early-childhood development
Olathe Daily News, 10/4/2008


John R. LaPlante
A warning about preschool from one of its advocates
Olathe Daily News, 10/4/2008


Michael Strand
Off-campus education
Salina Journal, 10/5/2008


Emily Behlmann
Raising cultural awareness
Garden City Telegram, 10/7/2008


Brett Dalton
Program aims to fix teacher shortage
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 10/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


Noreen M. Carrocci
One size doesn't fit all on higher education
Wichita Eagle, 10/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
'Glitch' affects 501's AYP
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


Bob Sigman
Best chance for education
Johnson County Sun, 10/8/2008


Associated Press
Web program helps pair books, readers
Iola Register, 10/9/2008


Richard Luken
Schools brace for budget cuts
Iola Register, 10/9/2008


Pre-kindergarten issue is money [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/10/2008


Darcy Gray
Web site aims to lure new teachers to schools in state
Hays Daily News, 10/13/2008 [Newsbank article]


Andy Hyland
KU cancer center gets $20M Bloch grant
Lawrence Journal World, 10/15/2008


Mark Fagan
Kansas University school of fine arts organizational lines redrawn
Lawrence Journal World, 10/15/2008


Dawn Bormann and Jim Sullinger
Test scores tally 'storybook' success
Kansas City Star, 10/16/2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
Scores rise, fall
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


Alexander Parker
Report showing mixed results on test scores
Lawrence Journal World, 10/16/2008


Emily Behlmann
GCHS part of pilot assessment program
Garden City Telegram, 10/14/2008


Emerson Lynn, Jr
State universities all show growth in fall semester [editorial]
Iola Register, 10/14/2008


Alexander Parker
City schools laud excellence awards
Lawrence Journal World, 10/17/2008


Nancy Horst
Regents see value of partnership between local schools, university
Emporia Gazette, 10/17/2008


Bobbi Mlynar
Emporia schools cited for excellence
Emporia Gazette, 10/17/2008


Instructive lesson [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 10/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


Judy L. Thomas
Apple for the teacher, but luxury for execs
Kansas City Star, 10/19/2008


Darcy Gray
Five Hutch schools, district fail at AYP
Hutchinson News, 10/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


AYP alarm [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 10/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Andy Hyland
Johnson Co. vote to affect KU interests
Lawrence Journal World, 10/20/2008


Graduation rates economic issue [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/22/2008


Emily Behlmann
School improving on tests, did not make goal
Garden City Telegram, 10/25/2008


Christine Metz
Community colleges competing for resources
Lawrence Journal World, 10/26/2008


Darcy Gray
AYP results mixed in western Kansas
Hutchinson News, 10/27/2008 [Newsbank article]


Emily Behlmann
Changes in tech ed programs in the works
Garden City Telegram, 10/28/2008


James Carlson
Regents CEO touts need for higher ed funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/28/2008



Karen Shideler
Grant boosts WSU dental program
Wichita Eagle, 10/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


Cherise Forno
FHSU president: Costs are being lowered
Dodge City Daily Globe, 10/30/2008


CUSD 101 recipient of part of $140k in AT&T awards
Chanute Tribune, 10/31/2008 [Newsbank article]


Lesson to learn [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 11/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Andy Hyland
KU's pool of potential students shrinking
Lawrence Journal World, 11/3/2008


Mark McCormick
Bond's passage is a win for Wichita students
Wichita Eagle, 11/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Richmeier
School officials plan to move quickly on bond construction
Leavenworth Times, 11/6/2008


Emily Behlmann
Colleges see collaboration as key
Garden City Telegram, 11/6/208


Sarah Nightingale
Board seeks way to track data
Manhattan Mercury, 11/6/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Projected deficit puts school funding at risk
Hutchinson News, 11/6/2008 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Board reviews assessments
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/7/2008


Emily Behlmann
GCCC looks to revise health insurance options
Garden City Telegram, 11/10/2008


Bob Sigman
Speaking the unspeakable
Johnson County Sun, 11/12/2008


Russ Morgan
Regents make plans for budget reductions
Emporia Gazette, 11/13/2008


Scott Rothschild
Sebelius proposes cuts to higher ed
Lawrence Journal World, 11/13/2008


Scott Rothschild
Public school funding faces state's budget knife
Lawrence Journal World, 11/14/2008


Chris Green
Public schools could see budget cuts
Hutchinson News, 11/14/2008 [Newsbank article]


Eric Swanson
Community college's future finances getting gloomier
Dodge City Daily Globe, 11/14/2008


Jason Gertzen
Taking the lead in saving lives
Kansas City Star, 11/14/2008 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
USD 501 to look at streamlining charter proposals
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/15/2008


Melissa Smith
Budget cuts on tap for local college
Chanute Tribune, 11/15-16/2008 [Newsbank article]


The Morning Sun
Kan-ed announces new 2.0 network
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 11/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


Broken link [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 11/16/2008


Sarah Nightingale
Kan. budget woes impact K-State
Manhattan Mercury, 11/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


Russ Morgan
Foundation expands tuition vouchers
Emporia Gazette, 11/17/2008


Andy Hyland
KU wants fee increase for housing and dining
Lawrence Journal World, 11/18/2008


Mara Rose Williams
Regents colleges propose increases
Kansas City Star, 11/19/2008


Lawrence Journal-World
Something seems amiss in state's education plan
Manhattan Mercury, 11/19/2008


Jessica Drew
Six emphasizes importance of reading during school visit
Lawrence Journal World, 11/20/2008


Andy Hyland
Regents grapple with budget shortfall
Lawrence Journal World, 11/20/2008


Patrick Lowry
Expensive education [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 11/21/2008 [Newsbank article]


Andy Hyland
Board of Regents objects to some spending trims
Lawrence Journal World, 11/21/2008


Ann Marie Bush
USD 501 to recruit anew in Philippines
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/21/2008


Emily Behlmann
Economy changes students' outlooks
Garden City Telegram, 11/22/2008


Fred Johnson
What they make
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/23/2008


Associated Press
State budget cuts could hurt KU pharmacy school expansion
Hays Daily News, 11/24/2008


Make the case [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 11/24/2008


Associated Press
Pharmacies around the state seeing shortages
Garden City Telegram, 11/25/2008


Kristin Babcock
College will put expenditures on web site soon
Johnson County Sun, 11/26/2008


Andy Hyland
185 KU staff members get pay raise
Lawrence Journal World, 11/26/2008


Sarah Nightingale
K-State aid money falls
Manhattan Mercury, 11/27/2008 [Newsbank article]


Finn Bullers
Work gets under way
Kansas City Star, 11/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Charter school proposed
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/30/2008


Scott Rothschild
Driver's ed funding takes back seat in tight budget
Lawrence Journal World, 12/1/2008


Mara Rose Williams
College burden piled on families
Kansas City Star, 12/3/2008


John Richard Schrock
Education frontlines; homeschooling
Junction City Daily Union, 12/3/2008


Mike Hall
An "F" in affordability
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/4/2008


Lance Stockhaus
Summer classes get cut
Hays Daily News, 12/4/2008 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Ed official: Changes should be thoughtful
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/4/2008


Andy Hyland
Economic crisis strikes KU endowment funds
Lawrence Journal World, 12/5/2008


Associated Press
Payments to Kansas schools delayed
Kansas City Star, 12/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


For colleges and universities, cost control is key [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 12/7/2008


Darcy Gray
Grants aid schools in keeping kids healthy
Hutchinson News, 12/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jason Gertzen
An $8.1 million push for medical innovation
Kansas City Star, 12/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Wanted: Teachers
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


Andy Hyland
Hemenway plans to write, tech
Lawrence Journal World, 12/9/2008


Mark Fagan
Previous chancellors: Raising money key for next KU leader
Lawrence Journal World, 12/9/2008


Scott Rothschild
State delays payments to schools
Lawrence Journal World, 12/9/2008


Mike Belt
KU gets $8.1M medical grant
Lawrence Journal World, 12/9/2008


Russ Morgan
FHTC recognized for growth
Emporia Gazette, 12/9/2008


Jim Sullinger
Kansas tries a new tactic for helping children to read
Kansas City Star, 12/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mara Rose Williams and Grace Hobson
Hemenway resigning as KU's chancellor
Kansas City Star, 12/9/2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
KU chancellor to step down
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/9/2008


Michael Strand
School district: Spare education
Salina Journal, 12/10/2008


A chancellor of vision [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 12/10/2008 [Newsbank article]


Kristin Babcock
Driver's education sputters as state cuts funding
Johnson County Sun, 12/10/2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
Four turn the page
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/11/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hoeflich
Next chancellor should have KU ties
Lawrence Journal World, 12/11/2008


Scott Rothschild
State considers borrowing to ensure payment to schools
Lawrence Journal World, 12/12/2008


Dolph C. Simons, Jr
Method, committee makeup key to KU chancellor search
Lawrence Journal World, 12/13/2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
State aid late, but expected to arrive
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/13/2008


Michael Strand
News is bad for schools
Salina Journal, 12/13/2008


Tim Carpenter
Faculty members hold back
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/14/2008


Scott Rothschild
Free lunches increase in state
Lawrence Journal World, 12/14/2008


Higher education back to books [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/16/2008


Sarah Nightingale
K-State tries to boost compliance
Manhattan Mercury, 12/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Richard Schrock
Education frontlines: 21st century learning disaster
Junction City Daily Union, 12/17/2008


Chris Green
Sebelius doesn't plan to propose midyear school cuts
Hutchinson News, 12/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hoeflich
State must make tough higher-ed choices
Lawrence Journal World, 12/17/2008


Scott Rothschild
State borrows funds to pay schools
Lawrence Journal World, 12/17/2008


Tim Carpenter
Regents seeking control
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


Andy Hyland
Regents CEO proposes lofty goals
Lawrence Journal World, 12/18/2008


4-day school weeks [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 12/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Board OKs land purchase
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/19/2008


Andy Hyland
KU's efficiency measures save $9 million since 2007
Lawrence Journal World, 12/19/2008

Andy Hyland
Regents approve new housing and dining rates for universities
Lawrence Journal World, 12/19/2008


A step up [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 12/19/2008


KU glad education supporter doling out funding
Lawrence Journal World, 12/21/2008


Higher standards, higher costs [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 12/21/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger
New schools chief weighs challenges
Kansas City Star, 12/22/2008


Off the table [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 12/23/2008


Ric Anderson
Perkins' cash flow not hurting
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Carol Ballantyne
New year brings GCCC's 90th birthday
Garden City Telegram, 12/24/2008


Tim Carpenter
At-risk funding at risk
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/26/2008


Associated Press
Audit questions at-risk spending
Hutchinson News, 12/27/2008 [Newsbank article]


2008 distinguished Kansans of the year
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/28/2008


James Carlson
University powerhouses
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Hemenway continues to push KU toward the horizon
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/28/2008


James Carlson
A pair of class acts
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/28/2008


Special to The Hays Daily News
Association bestows honor on Hammond
Hays Daily News, 12/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


Andy Hyland
Big issues on KU's plate for 2009
Lawrence Journal World, 12/29/2008


Legislative priorities on breakfast menu
Lawrence Journal World, 12/29/2008


Edit alarm [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 12/30/2008


Andy Hyland
Leader named in search for new chancellor
Lawrence Journal World, 12/31/2008


Chuck Kurtz
Triangle authority meets
Johnson County Sun, 12/31/2008