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Kansas Newspaper Clippings Collection


2011 - 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, 2011.

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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, 2011

Mark Morris
Full repayment unlikely from defendants in KU scandal
Kansas City Star, 6/1/2011

Jerome P. Curry
Pants problem impedes negotiations
Garden City Telegram, 6/1/2011

Scott Rothschild

State Board of Education begins 2012-13 budget talks amid cuts in state support
Lawrence Journal World, 6/14/2011

Angela Deines
State BOE votes not to require fingerprinting
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/14/2011

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Colleges must get grip on costs
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/15/2011

Scott Rothschild

Kansas Board of Regents hopes to reconnect with legislators over higher education funding
Lawrence Journal World, 6/20/2011

Andy Hyland
KU considers allowing students to study abroad in countries with State Department travel warnings
Lawrence Journal World, 6/28/2011

Austin Meek
K-State boosts sports budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/30/2011

Tom Keegan
KU athletic department IRS form shows women's basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson paid almost $2 million in 2009
Lawrence Journal World, 6/30/2011

Andy Hyland
KU showing effects of prolonged budget squeeze
Lawrence Journal World, 7/5/2011

Phil Anderson
Gov. announces 3 new regents
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/8/2011

Angela Deines
State ed board revisits science standards
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/12/2011

Angela Deines
State ed board to lawmakers: Fund the law
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/12/2011

Mark Fagan
State's requirement for Lawrence Public Schools to spend down savings account by June 30 has been years in making
Lawrence Journal World, 7/12/2011

Angela Deines
State ed board considers growth model
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/13/2011

John Milburn
Kansas revenues short of ed board request
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/17/2011

Jan Biles
Rural districts make sacrifices to keep schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/24/2011

The Capital Journal
Education advocates to rally at Statehouse
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/29/2011

Angela Deines
Education advocates rally against budget cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/30/2011

George Diepenbrock
KU athletic director reviewing department's 6-figure salaries
Lawrence Journal World, 7/31/2011

Andy Hyland
Forbes calls Lawrence a 'small best place for business': KU ranks in 3 top-20 lists in Princeton Review
Lawrence Journal World, 8/2/2011

Andy Hyland
Bad behavior brings bans from KU campus, as shown in released letters
Lawrence Journal World, 8/7/2011

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Wichita school board approves cuts-heavy budget
Wichita Eagle, 8/8/2011

Austin Meek
KSU merch sales prompt state scrutiny
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/9/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Kansas may again seek No Child Left Behind waiver
Lawrence Journal World, 8/9/2011

Matt Campbell
Kansas schools improve, but Shawnee Mission, KCK districts miss targets
Kansas City Star, 8/9/2011

Roxana Hegeman
Federal suit targets ticket scam official, ex-wife
Hutchinson News, 8/10/2011

Andy Hyland
KU's ongoing efficiency study identifies 12 areas in which university could save money
Lawrence Journal World, 8/15/2011

Associated Press
Ks. students top ACT's national average
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/17/2011

Tim Carpenter
Brownback seeks higher academic rankings
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/17/2011

Associated Press
Kansans to study Finnish anti-bullying program
Hutchinson News, 8/18/2011

Mary Birch
School finance plan: Formula for failure
Kansas City Business Journal, 8/19/2011

Dawn Bormann
KCK schools might turn to a different test of student achievement
Kansas City Star, 9/5/2011

Associated Press
KU Endowment receives record donations
Wichita Eagle, 9/9/2011

Andy Hyland

KU listed at 46th among public universities in U.S. News and World Report rankings
Lawrence Journal World, 9/13/2011

Angela Deines
Kansas likely to be named lead state for science standards
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/13/2011

Dave Ranney, Mike Shields
Legislators eye possible Kan-ed merger
Kansas Health Institute, 9/13/2011

Mary Rintoul
What's in a name?
Hutchinson News, 9/14/2011 [Newsbank article]

Pat Sangimino
Getting scientific
Hutchinson News, 9/15/2011 [Newsbank article]

Mark Reagan
Schools for Fair Funding lawyer gathers evidence in Dodge
Dodge City Daily Globe, 9/16/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Kansas Board of Regents to discuss future of Big 12
Lawrence Journal World, 9/19/2011

Scott Rothschild

Several regents question funding proposals, including request for new building at KU School of Medicine
Lawrence Journal World, 9/21/2011

Tim Carpenter
Regents confer privately on Big 12 status
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/21/2011

Associated Press
Five Kansas schools cited for excellence
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/22/2011

Angela Deines
Kansas expected to apply for second NCLB waiver
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/23/2011

Angela Deines
WU breaks fall enrollment record
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/27/2011

Andy Hyland

KU officials say they're concerned about declining enrollment; fewer students on campus this fall
Lawrence Journal World, 9/27/2011

Andy Hyland

Several schools at KU - including engineering, pharmacy - buck trend of declining enrollments
Lawrence Journal World, 9/28/2011

Enrollment concern
Lawrence Journal World, 9/29/2011

Andy Hyland
Kansas University endowment association distributes $112.3 million
Lawrence Journal World, 9/30/2011

J-W Editorial
Academic standing
Lawrence Journal World, 10/2/2011

Judy Sherard
Report shows students exceeded goals
Hays Daily News, 10/7/2011 [Newsbank article]

Kathleen Pointer
Kansas students show greater proficiency in math, reading, science
Kansas City Star, 10/11/2011 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Kan. graduation rate falls under new formula
Hutchinson News, 10/11/2011 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan

Middle school principals reject 'Tom Sawyer' as single 'core' text for eighth-grade English
Lawrence Journal World, 10/13/2011

Associated Press
Fort Hays State plans dental practitioner degree, but dentists object
Kansas City Star, 10/16/2011

Andy Hyland

KU funding, by the numbers: Research income largest slice of budgetary pie
Lawrence Journal World, 10/16/2011

Matt Campbell
Brownback school funding plan intrigues some Kansas districts
Kansas City Star, 10/19/2011

Mike Hoeflich
KU numbers tell troubling story
Lawrence Journal World, 10/19/2011

Scott Rothschild

Statehouse Live; Regents approve salary increases for university chiefs; hefty ones for some
Lawrence Journal World, 10/20/2011

Kathleen Pointer
Kansas City, Kan., school board updated on lawsuit over state funding
Kansas City Star, 10/25/2011

John Milburn
Kansas posts test score gains in math, reading
Wichita Eagle, 11/1/2011

Ken Stephens
Official hoping school funding will get a boost
Hutchinson News, 11/2/2011

Scott Rothschild

State budget cuts have led to fewer teachers in Kansas schools while enrollment increases
Lawrence Journal World, 11/4/2011

Andy Hyland

University initiatives will involve cutbacks in personnel, provost says
Lawrence Journal World, 11/8/2011

Brent Wistrom and Fred Mann
Brownback plan could change how schools are funded
Wichita Eagle, 11/9/2011

Scott Rothschild

Regents to consider room and board rate increases, pay raises for some at KU
Lawrence Journal World, 11/9/2011

Angela Deines
Budget cuts affect music programs differently
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/13/2011



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Topeka, KS 66612

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