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Shawnee Mission sex-ed poster incites battle in Topeka
10:29 p.m., February 17, 2014 Updated 09:34 a.m.
A parent complaint about a poster used as a visual aid in teaching students at Hocker Grove Middle School about human sexuality has made its way to the Statehouse.
Kansas: Dentists blame KanCare for low reimbursements
February 17, 2014
Low reimbursement rates are preventing many dentists from accepting patients covered by Kansas’ managed care plan running Medicaid, with delays in getting paid also contributing to the problem, dentists say.
Kansas considers change in teacher licensing
February 17, 2014
Kansas education officials are considering changes to how teachers are licensed in effort to meet a growing demand for technical education courses at high schools.
Baldwin High School AP art students showing at Lumberyard
February 17, 2014
Sophia Brich admitted last Thursday a colored-pencil drawing that she was finishing, with left side of her face juxtaposed with the right side of Michael Jackson’s face, told something about her. “I have a slight obsession,” she said of the late pop superstar.
Kansas: Hundreds protest bill opposing gay marriage
February 17, 2014
Shock,” “fear” and “embarrassment” were among the words protesters used Sunday to describe their reaction to legislation that would allow Kansans to cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples.
Baldwin City Council agenda for Feb. 17
February 17, 2014
Council to consider $3.66 million three-year Capital Improvement Plan.
Kansas Legislature producing little more than ‘shiny objects,’ Baldwin representatives say
February 17, 2014
Baldwin City’s two representatives in the Kansas Legislature said the month-old 2014 legislative session is producing little but “shiny objects” of social legislation meant to detract from the state’s coming fiscal problems.