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Kansas: Fort Riley overhauls sex assault program
April 21, 2014
Fort Riley has revamped its services for sexual assault victims in the military, streamlining the process in a bid to make it easier for victims to report assaults.
Kansas schools resume state testing after glitches
April 21, 2014
Schools in Wichita and surrounding districts are resuming state testing this week after many of the bugs in the new assessments appear to have been worked out.
Brownback to sign school finance bill Monday; supports tenure repeal
April 21, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback on Monday said he will sign into law the new school finance bill, which would increase funding to schools but also repeal tenure for teachers.
Kansas agency defends stance that preceded child’s death
April 21, 2014
A Kansas prosecutor says one of his assistants made the right call in 2011 to not to pursue custody of an 18-month-old girl who died five months later from injuries and malnourishment.
Remember When for April 24, 2014
April 21, 2014
News reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor educators say due process rights are essential
April 21, 2014
Kyla Dominick and Kathy Baughman wore red shirts along with hundreds of other Kansas teachers as they watched the state legislature debate due process rights for teachers in Topeka.
Service clubs still vital to communities
April 21, 2014
Recently I read an article that asked if service clubs were relevant in the 21st century. The story pointed out a variety of negatives including diminishing membership and lack of community interest.