Education

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January 18, 2018 - 11:02 pm
A concerned parent of a Wichita student learned of a possible case of head lice at his daughter's school and was concerned that not enough is being done about it. On Thursday, KSN looked into USD 259's policy. The coordinator for health services for Wichita Public Schools, Kimber Kasitz (CASS-IT'S...
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Steve McIntosh
January 11, 2018 - 10:38 am
A blast of nasty winter weather created problems across Kansas this morning ... with traffic accidents, power outages, and school closings ... dozens of school closings. But Wichita, Haysville, Derby, and Mulvane schools stayed open. Wichita school spokeswoman Susan Arensman tells KNSS News things...
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December 23, 2017 - 9:31 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University has hired a University of Tennessee at Chattanooga administrator to fill a position created over the summer after a noose was found hanging from a tree. Bryan Samuel has been selected as chief diversity and inclusion officer. He's currently the...
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December 21, 2017 - 8:35 pm
Newton’s Chisholm middle school teachers had a great idea: use the kids' jittery pre-vacation energy for good! Students took part in several community building projects, including sewing place mats for the homeless shelter’s Christmas meal, baking homemade dog treats for the Humane Society and...
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December 18, 2017 - 8:39 am
A Kansas legislative committee is planning to consider the potential problems caused by diverting hundreds of millions of dollars to public schools from other parts of the budget. The special joint committee is scheduled to meet Monday and Tuesday to continue gathering information. Lawmakers have...
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December 12, 2017 - 2:14 pm
The Kansas State Board of Education voted today to make Kansas the 38th state to provide lifesaving CPR training in to students before they graduate, as part of the model health curriculum. The American Heart Association will provide kits across the state for school districts to utilize. The...
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December 09, 2017 - 7:41 pm
SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas has called for a school district in the Kansas City area to eliminate a policy prohibiting public complaints about individuals at board meetings. The Kansas City Star reports that the ACLU sent a letter to the Shawnee Mission School...
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December 06, 2017 - 9:15 am
Several vocal and instrumental groups from area schools will entertain travelers with holiday music beginning today through Thursday, Dec. 14 at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport. The schedule of performances follows: Dec. 6, 11:15 a.m. Goddard Eisenhower High School Christmas Brass Dec. 7, 9:40...
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