Posted Date: 05/26/2023
The decision should give districts breathing room to plan their budgets . . .
Posted Date: 05/19/2023
Right now we are entering the last few weeks of school and preparing to celebrate our graduates and the end of another successful school year. As the last day of school approaches, districts begin . . .
Posted Date: 05/18/2023
Legislative leaders ask Attorney General Kobach to review Kelly's actions . . .
Posted Date: 05/17/2023
May is the month for most school graduations, and although final data about the class of 2023 will not be known for some time, there is already much to celebrate. These students have earned diplomas . . .
Posted Date: 05/10/2023
During the 2023 legislative session, I was testifying to a legislative committee on a bill, and I touted Kansas' graduation rate, which is at a record high of 89.3%. That prompted a question from a . . .
Posted Date: 05/08/2023
Kansas is undertaking a major effort to improve student reading skills, with a special focus on the early years and students with characteristics of dyslexia. Initiatives include a universal . . .
Posted Date: 04/28/2023
Gannon funding bill sent to governor; also expands current voucher program, shortchanges special education . . .
Posted Date: 04/27/2023
Education pending as Legislature nears end of session . . .
Posted Date: 04/26/2023
Two education bills emerge from conference committee; special ed still held hostage to vouchers . . .
Posted Date: 04/25/2023
Kelly encourages education advocates; conference committee set to meet . . .