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Education

2011 Session - January through May

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, January through May, 2011.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

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, January through May, 2011


Angela Deines
USD 501 keeping eye on lawsuits
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/2/2011

Former pledge's lawsuit against KU fraternity Phi Gamma Delta claims officials should have known members were breaking rules
Lawrence Journal World, 1/3/2011

John Hanna
Kansas delays public school aid payments due to potential cash shortage
Lawrence Journal World, 1/4/2011


John Hanna
Kansas delays half of scheduled school aid payments
Wichita Eagle, 1/4/2011

KU seeks approval for $4 million, 9,600 square-foot expansion of Library Annex on west campus
Lawrence Journal World, 1/4/2011


State Rep. Anthony Brown criticizes Lawrence, KU
Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2011


Associated Press
KU asks to expand library
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/5/2011


Michael Pearce
Former House speaker Jennison named Wildlife and Parks secretary
Wichita Eagle, 1/7/2011


Associated Press
Kansas Senate Majority Leader Jay Emler names Stephanie Mullholland chief of staff
Lawrence Journal World, 1/7/2011


Angela Deines
USD 501 school board OKs curriculum changes
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/8/2011


John Hanna
Analysis: Outlines of possible Kansas ed budget seen
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2011

Lots to like [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/9/2011

John Hanna
Schools' needs pose tricky time for budget
Hutchinson News, 1/10/2011 [Newsbank article]


Angela Deines
State BOE deadlocks on chair pick
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2011


Angela Deines
Dennis voted chair of state BOE
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2011


David Klepper
Brownback plans to maintain state spending on schools
Kansas City Star, 1/13/2011 [Newsbank article]


Mark Morris
Former KU ticket director pleads guilty
Kansas City Star, 1/14/2011 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper and Steve Kraske
Schools lose in proposed Kansas budget
Kansas City Star, 1/14/2011 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Deerfield to drug test students
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2011


Tim Carpenter
School finance debate to rage in Capitol
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2011


Mark Morris
Focus of scandal grows sharper
Kansas City Star, 1/15/2011 [Newsbank article]


Angela Deines
State BOE struggles to choose leadership
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2011


Mike Corn
Area legislators wince at proposed school cuts
Hays Daily News, 1/16/2011 [Newsbank article]


Angela Deines
Kansas Teacher of the Year honored
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2011


Associated Press
Regents escape budget ax
Kansas City Star, 1/18/2011


Associated Press
Kansas Board of Regents pleased with Gov. Sam Brownback's budget proposals
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2011


John Milburn
Budget plan pleases higher ed board
Hutchinson News, 1/18/2011 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Budget proposals please regents
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2011


Angela Deines
Shawnee Heights approves projects
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2011


Column: Bill would end abuse of lame duck sessions
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2011


Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Former education commissioner Corkins hired to lead legal department
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2011


Scott Rothschild
University leaders blame budget cuts for departure of star professors
Lawrence Journal World, 1/20/2011


Kansas City Star
Trial in KU ticket scandal is bumped into March
Kansas City Star, 1/21/2011 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rotshchild
Maintenance backlog grows
Lawrence Journal World, 1/21/2011


Andy Hyland
KU professor: Education is 'best investment'
Lawrence Journal World, 1/21/2011


Mark Fagan
Trial delayed for last defendant charged in KU ticket scam
Lawrence Journal World, 1/21/2011


Angela Deines
Media classes receive boost
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2011

Dolph Simons Jr
Why wasn't ticket scam caught sooner?
Lawrence Journal World, 1/22/2011


Scott Rothschild
Economic recovery tied to higher ed in budget
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2011


Tim Carpenter
Immigrant tuition targeted
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2011


Ric Anderson
Profs leaving state for pay raises
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2011


Higher education no easy fix [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2011


Suitable to whom? [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/24/2011


Ric Anderson
State legislators: Respect KU, Lawrence
Kansas City Star, 1/24/2011 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Analysis: Kansas schools debate really about money
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/24/2011


Joseph A. Aistrup
Suitability lite?
Lawrence Journal World, 1/24/2011


Matt Campbell
Shawnee Mission district expects larger class sizes
Kansas City Star, 1/25/2011 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: State makes right call on journalism
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2011


Scott Rothschild
School cuts could mean $70M federal penalty
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2011


Scott Rothschild
Complaint against Perkins to be discussed
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2011


Andy Hyland
State to continue funding high school journalism
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2011


KU Cancer Center working to fill positions, increase research space before applying to become National Cancer Institute designated facility
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2011


Jerry Siebenmark
KU med school forms fund-raising group to expand training
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2011


Angela Deines
Total of 29 file for BOE seats
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2011


Tim Carpenter
Perkins fines $4,000 by state
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2011


Suzanne Perez Tobias
Education researcher: Kan. can learn from Fla.
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2011 [Newsbank article]


Keeping faculty [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/26/2011


Ken Stephens
Education reform Speaker: Kansas can do better
Hutchinson News, 1/26/2011 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Some ed cuts not backed by panel
Hutchinson News, 1/27/2011

David Klepper
Brownback wants definition of 'suitable' funding for schools
Kansas City Star, 1/27/2011


What is 'suitable'?
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2011


Fredrick J. Johnson
WU Regents discuss budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2011


Daniel Keleti and Derek Martin
Don't cut education funding in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 1/27/2011


Associated Press
Discrimination suit filed over KU firing
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2011


Charlette Blubaugh pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud in KU ticket scandal
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2011


Scott Rothschild
Regents call 7.5% cut unfair
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2011

Associated Press
Kansas State celebrates rediscovery of King speech
Kansas City Star, 1/27/2011

John Milburn
Some ed cuts not backed by panel
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2011

'Suitable' causes great concern
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2011 [Newsbank article]


Matt Campbell
Layoffs loom for area college
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2011


Jack Wempe
Education could be an economic boon
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2011 [Newsbank article]


Dolph C. Simons, Jr.
Funding closely tied to Kansas University's success
Lawrence Journal World, 1/29/2011


Anthony S. Bush
501 principal arrested on suspicion of DUI
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2011


Mara Rose Williams
Repairs lacking at state colleges
Kansas City Star, 1/31/2011


KU's search for new athletic director cost just more than $6,200
Lawrence Journal World, 1/31/2011


Steve Fry
Parkinson set to be deposed in state education lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2011


Bernie Koch
Other ways to help Kansas grow
Kansas City Star, 2/1/2011


Scott Rothschild
Bill would try to help protect young athletes from head injuries
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2011


Building irony
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2011


Rhonda Holman
Wise to pause, study
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2011


KU hosting luncheons to inform Kansas legislators about research
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2011


Fredrick J. Johnson
Tax relief for some schools advances
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2011


Rock chalk, PU
Kansas City Star, 2/4/2011


Mark Morris
Former KU official charged with stealing tickets to change plea
Kansas City Star, 2/4/2011


Associated Press
Kansas delays pension payments and school aid
Kansas City Star, 2/4/2011


Angela Deines
USD 501 board hears update on closure issues
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2011


Fredrick J. Johnson
Washburn to widen recruiting efforts
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2011


Staff and Wire Reports
Hazing by KU group alleged
Kansas City Star, 2/6/2011

Shaun Hittle
Solutions to bullying sought at workshop
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2011


Associated Press
KU exec's study honored by autism organization
Kansas City Star, 2/6/2011


Editorial: Zero tolerance not realistic
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/7/2011


KU considers options for recovering losses in ticket scandal
Lawrence Journal World, 2/7/2011


Statehouse Live: House takes up proposal that would reduce base state aid to schools
Lawrence Journal World, 2/8/2011

Mary Devries
Be wary of ed plan
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2011 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Budget cuts advance; critics say education will suffer
Lawrence Journal World, 2/9/2011


Statehouse Live: Proposed constitutional amendment would take court out of school finance
Lawrence Journal World, 2/9/2011


David Klepper
Illegal immigration, tuition a hot topic
Kansas City Star, 2/9/2011


Angela Deines
Board adopts bully stance
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2011


Claudette Johns
Cause for concern
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2011 [Newsbank article]


Angela Deines
State ed board to ask for waiver on NCLB act
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2011


Mark Fagan
Federal court forfeiture of $2M sought from KU ticket scammers
Lawrence Journal World, 2/10/2011


Tim Carpenter and Angela Deines
Education shakeup sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2011


IRS could end up with forfeited funds from those convicted in KU ticket scandal
Lawrence Journal World, 2/11/2011


Statehouse Live: Feds say state could lose special education funds
Lawrence Journal World, 2/11/2011


Associated Press
Kan. judge named law dean at Pepperdine
Hutchinson News, 2/11/2011


Kevin Hardy
Testing benchmarks state ed board asks for waiver
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2011 [Newsbank article]

Dolph C. Simons, Jr.
KU continues to face key challenges
Lawrence Journal World, 2/12/2011

Tim Carpenter
Dems appeal for special ed funds
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2011


Angela Deines
Calculation of graduation rates to change
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2011


Mark Fagan
Ticket scam forfeitures could flow to the IRS
Lawrence Journal World, 2/12/2011


Associated Press
KU taking new approach to fight hazing
Kansas City Star, 2/13/2011


David Klepper
Kansas faces loss of special education funds
Kansas City Star, 2/13/2011


Shaun Hittle
Education hot topic at Eggs and Issues forum
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2011


Scott Rothschild
Board of Regents KU seeks approval of bonds to revamp GSP Hall
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2011


Associated Press
President seeks $150M for NBAF in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2011


Tim Carpenter
Obama budget seeks $150M for NBAF
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/14/2011


Suzanne Perez Tobias
Schools set to collect on overdue fees
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2011


David Klepper
Lawmaker's comments draw fire
Kansas City Star, 2/15/2011


Statehouse Live: Brownback administration proposes tax breaks, student loan repayments for rural areas
Lawrence Journal World, 2/15/2011


Kansas Senate budget bill retains funding for special education
Lawrence Journal World, 2/15/2011


KU places Interfraternity Council on probation for two years after hazing investigation
Lawrence Journal World, 2/16/2011

Kansas legislators quiz KU, K-State leaders on admissions standards
Lawrence Journal World, 2/16/2011

Statehouse Live: Brownback administration proposes tax breaks, student loan repayments for rural areas
Lawrence Journal World, 2/16/2011


Deb Gruver
Bill would let schools give over-the-counter medicines
Wichita Eagle, 2/16/2011


Kirk Schulz
Sound investment
Kansas City Star, 2/16/2011


No tuition law repeal
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2011

John Hanna
State may face federal penalty over special-ed funding
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2011

Mike Strand
Start and Stop
Salina Journal, 2/17/2011 [Newsbank article]

Bill would end 'social promotion' in elementary schools, but Kansas officials say schools, not state, should decide
Lawrence Journal World, 2/17/2011

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's budget director Steve Anderson sidesteps funding questions
Lawrence Journal World, 2/17/2011


Associated Press
KSU researcher focuses on tiny carbon atoms
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2011


Angela Deines
USD 501 board approves wind turbine project
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2011


Associated Press
Trial delayed for teacher facing sex charges
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/18/2011


Mark Fagan
Middle schools parents anxious about transition
Lawrence Journal World, 2/18/2011

Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers consider proposal to end 'social promotion'
Lawrence Journal World, 2/18/2011


Responsible cutting [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2011

Ken Stephens
Head Start could reach fewer kids
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2011 [Newsbank article]



Dolph C. Simons Jr.
Brownback's picks for regent this spring will be key
Lawrence Journal World, 2/19/2011



Angela Deines
Kansas student data ranks well
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2011


Kansas Board of Regents reject 7.5% pay cut solution
Lawrence Journal World, 2/20/2011

Associated Press
Lawmakers to debate immigration bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2011

Kansas House committee raises questions about KSU construction projects, delays consideration of Regents budget
Lawrence Journal World, 2/21/2011

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Financial literacy a true asset
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2011


Mark Reagan
Kansas policy institute calls for lifting restrictions on unencumbered cash
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/21/2011


Associated Press
Community colleges bulging with students
Hutchinson News, 2/21/2011


Brad Cooper
Kansas House votes to remove tuition break
Kansas City Star, 2/22/2011


The Capital-Journal
Seven selected as Kansas Master Teachers
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2011


Tim Carpenter
House steps closer to tuition repeal
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2011


Kansas House committee wants Board of Regents to study benefits of privatizing many functions at state universities
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2011


Andy Hyland
Educational shifts give community colleges growing pains
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2011

Marlow Ediger
Measuring learning
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2011 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Lawmakers consider special ed funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2011


Associated Press
Another Kan. district considers kindergarten fee
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/23/2011


Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers want regents to consider privatization
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2011


Prospect of Wakarusa Valley School closure upsets parents
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2011


J-W Editorial
Salary strategy salary cuts are not a one-size-fits-all solution for the state budget deficit
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2011


Associated Press
Bill advances on sports head injuries
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2011


Brownback cool to idea of removing in-state college tuition option for children of illegal immigrants
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2011


Break the cycle [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/24/2011


Mark Fagan
Basketball group to decide how to display $4.3m rules
Lawrence Journal World, 2/24/2011


Mark Morris
Ex-official pleads guilty in KU ticket scam
Kansas City Star, 2/25/2011


Heather Hollingsworth
State seeks reprieve from education law
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2011

Scott Rothschild
Higher education private funding of buildings debated
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2011


School communities [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2011


Angela Deines
Board debates grant for THS
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2011


Fredrick J. Johnson
Officials debate election switch
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2011


Andy Hyland
Baker updates graduation requirements for 21st century
Lawrence Journal World, 2/28/2011


John Hanna
Cash shortfall delays state aid to schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/1/2011


Voting move ahead [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/1/2011


Mary Clarkin
City/school election shift idea lingers despite objections
Hutchinson News, 3/1/2011 [Newsbank article]


Baker innovation [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2011


Associated Press
Ex-KU athletics official objects to inaction
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2011


Kansas House committee considers providing scholarships to early high school graduates
Lawrence Journal World, 3/2/2011


Angela Deines
Education advocates tout survey results
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2011


Associated Press
Probation planned for two in KU ticket scheme
Kansas City Star, 3/2/2011


Lawrence school district teachers seek salary increase
Lawrence Journal World, 3/3/2011


Todd Fertig
Pension expenses may shift
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2011


Angela Deines
Singer: Some schools will have to close
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2011


Leaving NCLB behind [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2011 [Newsbank article]


Phillip Brownlee
Fix or scrap NCLB law
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2011


Associated Press
Firm donates $1M to Ks. universities
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2011


J-W Editorial
Breathing room
Lawrence Journal World, 3/4/2011


Kansas House speaker urges constitutional amendment to give Legislature complete power over school funding
Lawrence Journal World, 3/4/2011


Looking for a reprieve
Lawrence Journal World, 3/5/2011


Crime on campus dropped in 2010
Lawrence Journal World, 3/5/2011


Angela Deines
Highland Park High School turnaround plan: Technology and data
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2011


Lawrence Journal-World
Break the cycle [another view]
Hutchinson News, 3/5/2011


Dr. Walt Chappell
Cash carryover
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2011


Angela Deines
School closings appear probable
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2011


Steve Kraske
JOCO lawmaker fears for Kansas public schools
Kansas City Star, 3/6/2011


J-W Editorial
Review is due
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2011


Shifting burden
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2011 [Newsbank article]


Heather Hollingsworth
School budgets code is chafing districts
Hutchinson News, 3/7/2011 [Newsbank article]


Heather Hollingsworth
School fire code violations surge
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2011


KU's Bill Self named Big 12 Coach of the Year again
Lawrence Journal World, 3/7/2011


Kansas State Board of Education to meet next week
Hutchinson News, 3/7/2011


Brian Clark
Cutting spending only makes sense where it make sense
Kansas City Star, 3/7/2011


J-W Editorial
Favorite son?
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2011


Angela Deines
USD 437 board gets demographics report
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2011


Tim Carpenter
Dems: 'Frontal attack' on education
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2011


Brandon Simmons, Jason Jeffries sentenced to two years probation, must repay thousands of dollars in KU ticket scandal
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2011


KU implements automatic enrollment policy for math requirements
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2011


Associated Press
Ex-KU ticket officials must pay restitution
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2011


Tim Carpenter
O'Hara's education bill dead on arrival
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2011


Guest column: Student aid vital
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2011


Kansas City Cancer Center joining KU Cancer Center
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2011


Mike Hendricks
Grim lessons found in attempts to trim education funding
Kansas City Star, 3/8/2011


John Milburn
Senate panel backs cut in state aid to schools
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2011


Alan Bavley
Merger bolsters center's prestige
Kansas City Star, 3/9/2011


Angela Deines
Test waiver explained
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2011


Angela Deines
USD 450 board discusses updating facilities master plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2011


Angela Deines
State ed board votes against reform proposal
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2011


Tim Carpenter
A plan to engineer Kansas' future
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2011


Suzanne Perez Tobias
State cuts delaying new school calendar
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2011

Only the best [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2011

Speaker O'Neal pushes to abolish State Board of Education, Kansas Board of Regents
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2011


Letter: Show compassion
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2011


Scott Rothschild
Proposal seeks funding to increase number of engineering graduates
Lawrence Journal World, 3/11/2011


Tim Carpenter
Unions unhappy with state spending cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2011


Dolph C. Simons, Jr
Regents beef up executive evaluations
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2011


Christine Metz
KU students challenged to waste less energy
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2011


Steve Penn
Pioneers in Kansas, school history
Kansas City Star, 3/12/2011


Matt Campbell
Shawnee Mission plaintiffs plan to appeal local option cap upheld
Kansas City Star, 3/12/2011


Dion Lefler
Budget ax hits Kansas schools
Kansas City Star, 3/12/2011


Fredrick J. Johnson
WU Regents OK change in admission standards
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2011


Bill Draper
Parents lose funding lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2011


Mark Fagan
School board to review closure option
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2011


Scott Rothschild
State workers, teachers blast gov. over cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2011


Shaun Hittle
State lawmakers field questions about education funding at Eggs and Issues
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2011


Andy Hyland
Student Senate may change how it funds
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2011


Tim Bisel
Jayhawks, Cats ready to dance
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2011


Tully Corcoran
KU heading to Tulsa as No. 1
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2011


Christine Metz
Mixing the old with the new KU building to showcase sustainable technology near Chamney dairy farm
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2011


John Hanna
Pension woes may force cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2011


Angela Deines
State BOE considers outdoor education plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2011


Angela Deines
State BOE member told to clarify his opinions
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2011


Andy Hyland
Site: KU also scores well in classroom
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2011

Mike Yoder
Consensus building on closure, consolidations for Lawrence schools
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2011


Jerome P. Curry
Education funding central to Blackburn
Garden City Telegram, 3/15/2011


Monica Springer
Tuition to increase at FHTC
Emporia Gazette, 3/15/2011

KU law, business schools' rankings drop in latest U.S. News graduate programs report
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2011

Statehouse Live: Panel vote maintains law allowing in-state tuition for some undocumented students
Lawrence Journal World, 3/16/2011

Jonathan Kealing
President Obama picks Kansas as NCAA Tournament champion
Lawrence Journal World, 3/16/2011

Rhonda Holman
Mad for basketball
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2011

Dion Lefler
Bill denying in-state tuition to immigrants' children dies in Kansas Senate
Kansas City Star, 3/16/2011

Statehouse Live: Panel vote maintains law allowing in-state tuition for some undocumented students
Lawrence Journal World, 3/16/2011


Preserve Regents [editorial[
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2011


Andy Hyland
Rankings for KU law, business schools drop
Lawrence Journal World, 3/17/2011


Scott Rothschild
Higher ed plays large role in state economy, study says
Lawrence Journal World, 3/17/2011


Kevin Hardy
State gains economically from system
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2011 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
KU says students in Japan have to return
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2011


Kevin Hardy
Board of Regents study state gains economically from system
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2011 [Newsbank article]

J-W Editorial
Ratings are red flag
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2011


Associated Press
$1M to KU School of Medicine in Salina
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2011

Angela Deines
Three Topeka schools could close soon
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2011


Sheahon Zenger
Open letter to Jayhawk nation
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2011


College tuition policy points [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2011

Eric Smith
USD 501, city unveil solar plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2011


Angela Deines
School districts vary in making cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2011


Dolph C. Simons, Jr
KU needs something to spark enthusiasm
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2011


Education engine [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2011


Scott Rothschild
Brownback, regents tussle over cancer center funds
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2011


Wichita Eagle
Other voices
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2011


J-W Editorial
Overreaction
Lawrence Journal World, 3/21/2011


Food backpack demonstration grant to help feed Lawrence students lunches during summer weekends
Lawrence Journal World, 3/21/2011

J-W Editorial
Life lessons
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2011

Darcy Gray
Police on site as reps gather
Hutchinson News, 3/22/2011 [Newsbank article]

Dan Deming
Can we achieve more with less?
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2011 [Newsbank article]

Statehouse Live: Engineering bill gains Senate approval
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2011

J-W Editorial
KU-MU venue
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2011


Mark Fagan
Lawrence school board candidates share budget-cutting approaches at forum
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2011


Ken Stephens
Amendments target school funding
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2011


Scott Rothschild
Senate OKs plan to boost engineering programs
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2011


Christine Metz
Green Energy company teams with KU for 1st Lawrence charging station
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2011


Associated Press
New proposal would raise K-State tuition 4%
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2011


Go with experience for community colleges
Kansas City Star, 3/25/2011


Associated Press
Proposal would raise tuition 4% at K-State
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2011


Ann Marie Bush and Fred Johnson
Wichita legislator's amendment would cost school $5.5M in state aid
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2011


Eric Smith
WU's Farley 'shocked' by cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2011


Dolph C. Simons, Jr
Kansas Bioscience Authority deserves closer inspection
Lawrence Journal World, 3/26/2011


Associated Press
Schools face dismal financial outlook
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2011


Alan Bavley
Seeking valued federal approval
Kansas City Star, 3/26/2011


A research star [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2011


Tully Corcoran
Shaka, VCU shock Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2011


Legislature hatchet job [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2011


Eric Smith
Farley schools himself abroad
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2011


Statehouse Live: Kansas House Speaker Mike O'Neal seeks to push education finance provision
Lawrence Journal World, 3/28/2011


KU receives $4 million to support cancer center efforts
Lawrence Journal World, 3/28/2011


Lawrence Journal-World
Throwing out ed board, regents not answer
Hutchinson News, 3/28/2011


Angela Deines
Friendship leads to THS statue
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2011


Staff and Wire Reports
Settlement reportedly in the works in KU fraternity lawsuit
Kansas City Star, 3/29/2011


Associated Press
Senate to debate $14B budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2011


Matt Campbell
Shawnee Mission school patrons sound off on budget choices
Kansas City Star, 3/29/2011


The Star's editorial|To get national status, KU Cancer Center needs region's support
Kansas City Star, 3/29/2011

Todd Fertig
Bill restricts schools' suits against state
Wichita Eagle, 3/29/2011

Kevin Anderson
Lawrence school board members vote to close Wakarusa Valley School
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2011


Mark Morris
Prosecutors in KU ticket scandal seek prison for two defendants
Kansas City Star, 3/29/2011


Dawn Bormann
Pink slips to go in KCK district in preparation for budget cuts
Kansas City Star, 3/29/2011


Angela Deines
USD 437 board approves principal hire
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2011


Tim Carpenter
Senate cuts state aid to schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2011


Garry Sigle
Playing field not level for education groups
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2011


Suzanne Perez Tobias
Strapped schools may cut registered nurses
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2011


Associated Press
KU law school expects steep drop in applicants
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2011


Key support [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/30/2011

Lawrence school district preparing to deal with $3 million loss
Lawrence Journal World, 3/30/22011


Associated Press
Ex-Ku official gets prison time
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2011


Associated Press
Charter school victim of budget cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2011


Angela Deines
Trojan statue unveiled at Topeka High
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2011

Christine Metz
KSU boosts Manhattan in energy challenge
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2011

K-State gearing up to save energy as part of Take Charge Challenge
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2011


Associated Press
Ex-KU official claims no losses from ticket thefts
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2011

Angela Deines
State BOE member alleges KOMA violation
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2011


Roxana Hegeman
KU consultant gets 46 months in ticket scam
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/11/2011


Lawrence full-day kindergarten expanding as school cuts loom
Lawrence Journal World, 4/12/2011


Former KU athletics ticket official Charlette Blubaugh sentenced to 57 months for her role in cash-for-tickets scheme
Lawrence Journal World, 4/14/2011


Associated Press
State considers fingerprinting teachers
Wichita Eagle, 4/15/2011


John Milburn
Lawmakers still to tackle education changes
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2011


Bang for the buck
Hutchinson News, 4/24/2011


Brianne Pfannenstiel
First building opens on K-State's Olathe Innovation Campus
Kansas City Star, 4/26/2011


Rushed action [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/27/2011


Kansas House committee urged to support initiative to increase engineering grads
Lawrence Journal World, 4/27/2011

Tim Carpenter
Coalition anxious about budget cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2011


Angela Deines
USD 501 board hears one voice during public hearing
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2011


Staff Reports
KU's Tyrel Reed receives legislative honor
Hutchinson News, 4/28/2011


Kevin Hardy
USD 312 to begin school closure talk
Hutchinson News, 4/28/2011 [Newsbank article]


Brianne Pfannenstiel
Kansas is considering longer wait
Kansas City Star, 4/29/2011


Heard on the Hill: KU Endowment president explains how KU paid for consulting firm; KU mourns English professor emeritus Edwyna Gilbert; KU African and African-American studies department turns 40
Lawrence Journal World, 4/29/2011


Andy Hyland
Peg Livingood charged with protecting history, sustainability on Kansas University campus
Lawrence Journal World, 4/29/2011


Eric Smith
Alumni restore fraternity
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/30/2011

Dolph C. Simons, Jr
Firing reveals broader concerns at KU Medical Center
Lawrence Journal World, 4/30/2011


Andy Hyland
KU researcher discovers not-so-itsy-bitsy-spider fossil
Lawrence Journal World, 5/1/2011

Christine Metz
KSU boosts Manhattan in energy challenge
Lawrence Journal World, 5/1/2011

Building up engineers [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/2/2011 [Newsbank article]


Angela Deines
Auburn-Washburn board: No raises possible next year
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2011

Angela Deines
Shawnee Heights board discusses increases in fees
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2011


Brad Cooper
Johnson County lawmaker's idea would allow school districts access to funds
Kansas City Star, 5/3/2011 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Hardy
Moundridge man donates $1.6M to KU
Hutchinson News, 5/3/2011 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Kansas budget deeper cuts rejected in House
Lawrence Journal World, 5/3/2011


Andy Hyland
$1.6M gift to help students study abroad in Germany
Lawrence Journal World, 5/3/2011


Heard on the Hill: KU chancellor responds to Nebrask's and Syracuse's exit from Association of American Universities; KU business dean Fuerst to stay on for an extra month before new dean arrives
Lawrence Journal World, 5/4/2011

Brad Cooper
Kansas schools poised to get break from state funding cuts
Kansas City Star, 5/4/2011

The Capital-Journal
Brown site names new superintendent
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2011

Andy Hyland
4 KU educators honored with research awards
Lawrence Journal World, 5/4/2011

Karrey Britt
KU teams with Marillac on child psychiatric services
Lawrence Journal World, 5/4/2011


AAU status [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/4/2011


Angela Deines
USD 501 board votes to close schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2011


First Bell: West teacher elected president of Lawrence Education Association; comings and goings at South Junior High; high schoolers qualify for nationals in forensics, debate
Lawrence Journal World, 5/5/2011


Mark Fagan
2 in KU tickets scheme sent to prison camps
Lawrence Journal World, 5/5/2011

Lawrence school board says budget cuts set for now, but more may loom
Lawrence Journal World, 5/5/2011


Lawrence Education Association asks district for additional benefits
Lawrence Journal World, 5/5/2011


Dion Lefler
Bill would let schools shift funds more freely
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2011


The Capital-Journal
Brown v. Board historic site names superintendent
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2011


Andy Hyland
KU research continuing to create new ideas in the fight against autism spectrum disorders
Lawrence Journal World, 5/5/2011


Karen Godfrey
Teachers who inspire
Hutchinson News, 5/5/2011 [Newsbank article]


Make redistricting fair
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2011


KU research team receives $5.6 million grant to find replacements to petroleum-based chemicals in household products
Lawrence Journal World, 5/6/2011


Democratic Party chairwoman urging against Kansas Legislature's school funding cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 5/6/2011


Steve Everly
Grant could unlock biomass chemicals
Kansas City Star, 5/7/2011

Mark Morris
Sentence sought in KU case
Kansas City Star, 5/7/2011


Education class acts [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/7/2011


Austin Meek
KSU to pay Prince $1.65M
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/7/2011


Andy Hyland
Veterans call for cleanup of KU's war memorials
Lawrence Journal World, 5/8/2011


Angela Deines
School closure process begins
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/8/2011


J. Brady McCollough
In wake of ticket scandal, KU hires alumnus as associate A.D.
Kansas City Star, 5/8/2011


Andy Hyland
KU researchers unlock piences of autism puzzle
Lawrence Journal World, 5/9/2011


Efficient choice [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/9/2011


Christine Metz
Students seeking input on LED lights
Lawrence Journal World, 5/9/2011


Staff Reports
Ex-KU leader earns honorary doctorate
Lawrence Journal World, 5/10/2011


Income concern [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/10/2011


Angela Deines
State ed board discusses standards
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2011


Angela Deines
D.A. rules state board violated open meetings act
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2011


KU standings [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/11/2011


Inform the public [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2011 [Newsbank article]


Mark Fagan
Judge restrains Kirtlands from transferring property
Lawrence Journal World, 5/12/2011


Mark Fagan
Ex-KU athletics official Ben Kirtland sentenced to 57 months in federal prison for role in ticket scam
Lawrence Journal World, 5/12/2011


Tim Hrenchir
Robotics program to be first of its kind
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/12/2011


Gary Demuth
'Perfect match'
Salina Journal, 5/13/2011 [Newsbank article]


Angela Deines
Singer: School funding cuts not a surprise
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2011


Tim Carpenter
Legislature salvages engineering expansion
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2011


School support [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/13/2011


Mike McGraw
Final defendant in KU ticket scandal gets 57 months
Kansas City Star, 5/13/2011


The Capital-Journal
State BOE adopts strategic plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/17/2011


Pat Sangimino
The chopping block
Hutchinson News, 5/18/2011 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Regents chair resigns, cites 'disrespect'
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2011


Gov. Brownback supports engineering initiative, wants to ensure funds will spur job creation
Lawrence Journal World, 5/19/2011


Tim Carpenter
Regents propose tuition, fee hikes
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2011


Angela Deines
USD 501 board hears early AYP data
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2011


Kansas regents tell universities to get creative with funding
Lawrence Journal World, 5/19/2011


Editorial: What was with Gary Sherrer?
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/20/2011


Tim Carpenter
Gov. wants eye on engineering funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/21/2011


Statehouse Live: Kansas education officials say school cuts will hurt student performance
Lawrence Journal World, 5/23/2011


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