Brett Parker says his governor’s failed economic “experiment”—which bears striking resemblance to the GOP tax plan in Congress—came at great cost to students and educators in Kansas.
Kansas voters believe the governor’s tax cuts have harmed the economy and schools. They’re right.
Will lawmakers who support Gov. Brownback’s disastrous school funding ideas stand down before the June 30 deadline? Or will schools remain shuttered this fall?
Some predict the rushed proposal won’t gain the court’s approval as a fix for funding inequities.
Educators are in the best position to advocate for the things students need to succeed. That’s why we need more educators in office.
The Kansas Board of Education has rolled back teacher licensure requirements in “Innovation Districts” established with help from ALEC.
Congress has never met even half of its funding obligation under the law it passed to advance the opportunity of students with special needs.
A Kansas waitress and college student has her say on Gov. Brownback’s massive education cuts.
Rolling back licensure regulations could vastly expand the number of students with untrained, unlicensed “teachers” in some districts.
This week we talk about a Supreme Court decision on school funding in Kansas, the FEA president’s response to Gov. Rick Scott’s State of the State in Florida, a flawed academic standards bill in Wisconsin and teachers rallying against high stakes testing in Washington.