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Kansas Newspaper Clippings Collection


2012 - 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, 2012.

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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, 2012

Tim Carpenter
School finance centers on 'suitable funding'
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/4/2012

Scott Rothschild
Plaintiff school districts, state battle in school finance hearing
Lawrence Journal World, 6/4/2012

Associated Press
KCK superintendent testifies in lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/5/2012

Rhonda Holman
Funding not suitable
Wichita Eagle, 6/5/2012

Associated Press
State headed for another debate over evolution
Hutchinson News, 6/6/2012 [Newsbank article]

Jason Probst
Evolving education
Hutchinson News, 6/7/2012

Associated Press
Kansas school board member won't re-run
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/7/2012

John Milburn
Finance expert testifies in Kansas school case
Kansas City Star, 6/11/2012

Scott Rothschild
Kansas prepping for another evolution debate
Lawrence Journal World, 6/12/2012

Associated Press
Science standards face review by Kan. school board
Kansas City Star, 6/12/2012

Associated Press
KU wants $30 million for med building in KC
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/14/2012

Andy Marso
Alcala adds challenge to growing elections grievances
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/15/2012

Scott Rothschild
Regents to consider tuition, admissions, expansions
Lawrence Journal World, 6/19/2012

Associated Press
Kansas school finance trial continues today
Kansas City Star, 6/20/2012 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Regents to raise KSU, KU tuition
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/20/2012

Scott Rothschild
KU tuition and fees going up
Lawrence Journal World, 6/20/2012

Scott Rothschild
Regents give green light to KU for tougher admission standards
Lawrence Journal World, 6/20/2012

Scott Rothschild
KU tuition and fees going up; admission standards getting more stringent
Lawrence Journal World, 6/20/2012

Tim Carpenter
KU walks alone in admissions reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/24/2012

Andy Marso
Hensley testifies in school finance case
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/25/2012

Dion Lefler
Wichita principal testifies in school finance trial about effect of cuts
Wichita Eagle, 6/26/2012

Scott Rothschild
Schools told to prioritize budget requests
Lawrence Journal World, 6/27/2012

Mara Rose Williams
Fort Hays State outsources rising tuition costs to China
Kansas City Star, 7/1/2012

Mary Clarkin
Kan. employees' bonus pay noted
Hutchinson News, 7/6/2012 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Kansas teachers group recommends legislative candidates
Lawrence Journal World, 7/6/2012

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: State Board of Education recommends $440 million increase in base state aid to schools
Lawrence Journal World, 7/10/2012

Associated Press
Kansas cancer facility gains NCI designation
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/12/2012

Alan Bavley
KU Cancer Center wins national designation
Wichita Eagle, 7/13/2012

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Department of Education grants Kansas' No Child Left Behind waiver request
Wichita Eagle, 7/19/2012

Scott Rothschild
KU to pursue private sector funding
Lawrence Journal World, 7/22/2012

Dawn Bormann
Education is key in Kansas primaries
Kansas City Star, 7/26/2012

Associated Press
Gov touts new tech program at Washburn
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/27/2012

John Hanna
Evolution big issue in Kan. school board races
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/29/2012

George Diepenbrock
Child support scrutinized in tickets scam
Lawrence Journal World, 8/9/2012

Scott Rothschild
State board discusses home-schooling requirements
Lawrence Journal World, 8/14/2012

Scott Rothschild
Regents Retreat Live: Regents trying to deal with new political landscape
Lawrence Journal World, 8/15/2012

Associated Press
Kansas education board looks into home schooling concerns
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/15/2012

Andy Hyland
KU newspaper, radio station and sports gain spots in Princeton Review rankings
Lawrence Journal World, 8/20/2012

Joe Robertson and Dawn Bormann
ACT is sobering news on school performance
Kansas City Star, 8/21/2012

Associated Press
2012 Kansas ACT scores about same as '11
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/22/2012

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Attorneys delivering closing arguments in school finance lawsuit against state
Lawrence Journal World, 8/29/2012

Scott Rothschild
Higher education official says remedial course bill has become positive
Lawrence Journal World, 9/9/2012

Tim Carpenter
KU endowment takes in $156 million during fiscal 2012
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/11/2012

Judy Shepard
Schools implement new core standards
Hays Daily News, 9/12/2012 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas officials take home schooling talk off the table
Kansas City Star, 9/12/2012

Scott Rothschild
KU's ranking drops several notches in latest U. S. News & World Report edition
Lawrence Journal World, 9/12/2012

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Student performance drops amid budget cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 9/18/2012

Tim Carpenter
Duncan: Education improvement an urgent task
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/18/2012

John Hanna
Science standards praised
Hutchinson News, 9/19/2012 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Board endorses proposed council to work on better coordination of
Kansas education system
Lawrence Journal World, 9/19/2012

Alex Garrison
Achievement gaps persist in Lawrence schools

Lawrence Journal World, 9/20/2012

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Drop in test scores by African-American students alarms Kansas education officials
Wichita Eagle, 9/21/2012

Associated Press
Kansas State wants to drop 'K-State' name
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/26/2012

Bill Wilson
Koch Industries donates $814,000 to K-State Office of Diversity
Wichita Eagle, 9/26/2012

Scott Rothschild
Brownback not backing Republican Wu in State Board of Education race
Lawrence Journal World, 9/27/2012

The Capital-Journal
KU extends Self through 2022 with annual salary of $3,856M
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/29/2012

Brad Cooper
Westboro attendee seeks seat on Kansas education board
Kansas City Star, 10/1/2012

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Brownback's task force on school efficiency includes no one who works in a school
Lawrence Journal World, 10/1/2012

Tim Carpenter
Tim Carpenter: Board of Education candidate at a loss
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/1/2012

Peter Hancock
School meals getting leaner and healthier
Lawrence Journal World, 10/1/2012

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Kansas schools' achievement gap widening, but less than originally thought
Wichita Eagle, 10/1/2012

Andy Marso
Democrats foresee $900 million in education cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/2/2012

Tim Carpenter
KU law applications surge, Washburn's number dips
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/2/2012

Matt Erickson
KU hiring campaign under way
Lawrence Journal World, 10/3/2012

Aly Van Dyke
Students give new lunches failing grade
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/3/2012

Scott Rothschild
$20 million gift to help build new business school
Lawrence Journal World, 10/4/2012

Tim Carpenter
Brownback touts technical education law
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/5/2012

Andy Marso
Task force reignites debate on school funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/7/2012

Andy Marso
Free market group opens school efficiency panel
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/8/2012

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Governor's task force on school efficiency starts work; chair promises to keep politics out
Lawrence Journal World, 10/8/2012

Andy Marso
Republican committee chairman rebuts mailers

Topeka Capital Journal, 10/8/2012

John Milburn
School task force eyes spending data
Hutchinson News, 10/8/2012

Matt Campbell
Encouraging signs: Bilingual education at Kansas State School for the Deaf
Kansas City Star, 10/9/2012

Tim Carpenter
KASB creates panel to study K-12 school efficiency
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/10/2012

Associated Press
KU seeks OK to raze 10-story residence hall
Wichita Eagle, 10/11/2012

William Klusener
Incidents prompt cell phone policy questions
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 10/11/2012 [Newsbank article]

Andy Marso
Dems rebut Brownback on school funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/12/2012

Associated Press
Analysis: Education funding debate hits key issues
Lawrence Journal World, 10/14/2012

Associated Press
Kan. school board reviews science standards work
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/16/2012

Associated Press
Kan. board told draft standards light on science
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/16/2012

Brent Wistrom
Brownback task force opens site for anonymous reports of school inefficiencies
Wichita Eagle, 10/17/2012

Andy Marso
Brownback adds superintendent to schools task force
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/17/2012

Associated Press
Some KCK scores excluded from state average
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/18/2012

Associated Press
Kansas school finance lawsuit revived
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/19/2012

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Democrats launch school funding website to counter Brownback's
Lawrence Journal World, 10/22/2012

Associated Press
KU Endowment provides record $119.3M
Wichita Eagle, 10/25/2012

John Hanna
Climate change a hotpoint in state BOE races
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/26/2012

Scott Rothschild
KU room and board rate increase proposed
Lawrence Journal World, 10/31/2012

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Evolution debate may fade away in Kansas schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/7/2012

Associated Press
Kansas surveys districts about cursive handwriting
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/12/2012

Mara Rose Williams
Now 40-plus years old, JCCC has grown to a colossus
Kansas City Star, 11/13/2012

Associated Press
Elementary teachers falsifying science grades
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/14/2012

Dawn Bormann
Kansas debates whether cursive writing has a place in schools
Kansas City Star, 11/15/2012

Celia Llopis-Jepsen
Brownback says Kansas Regents institutions need to think ahead
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/15/2012

Scott Rothschild
Brownback says little chance of base increase to higher ed
Lawrence Journal World, 11/15/2012

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Majority of Kansas schools still teach cursive, survey finds
Wichita Eagle, 11/16/2012

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Kansas students achievement scores called deceptive
Kansas City Star, 11/24/2012



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