Editorials

  • School reductions 4/17/2014

    School board meetings generally don't draw much of a crowd unless something significant is about to take place. With almost 100 people at Monday nig ...

  • Hate crimes 4/16/2014

    Anti-Semitism is alive and well in America -- and paid a visit to Overland Park during the weekend. A neo-Nazi white supremacist from Missouri faces c ...

  • On with the prom 4/15/2014

    Getting prepared for one's high school prom can be an arduous task. The details are plentiful enough to the point of overwhelming. Dresses and tuxed ...

  • Expensive school bill 4/13/2014

    The school finance bill cobbled together during overtime in the Legislature last weekend was a two-faced bill that looked awfully anti-public schoo ...

  • Lying about Obamacare 4/11/2014

    It is too bad politicians and certain broadcast journalists aren’t obligated to tell the truth in the same manner that insurance agents are requ ...

Columns

  • Unequal pay among genders 4/17/2014

    How can pay be unequal for male and female teachers of identical experience when there is only one uniform pay scale at each unified school district? ...

  • Fighting for Kansas veterans 4/17/2014

    More than a quarter of a million veterans call Kansas home, including more than 50,000 in the First District alone. In my own family, eight uncles hav ...

  • Dress for safety 4/16/2014

    What's today's fashionable farmer wearing to work? If you guessed any of the high fashions featured in GQ, Vanity Fair or Esquire, guess again. Lo ...

  • Does losing due process create inadequacies? 4/16/2014

    Nearly a week ago, the Kansas Legislature passed and sent to Gov. Sam Brownback a bill that provides court-ordered equity funding for public schools. ...

  • Waiting on revenue estimates 4/13/2014

    While most Kansans with real lives are wondering whether the lawn mower will start this year, a bunch of us Statehouse habitues will be waiting to see ...

Readers Forum

  • Battling MS 4/7/2014

    Battling MS One day a long time ago, an unwelcome stranger came into my life. I didn't know its name for several weeks. It went by two initials -- M ...

  • Tradition not changing 4/8/2014

    Tradition not changing Much discussion and controversy about tradition has been voiced about the Thomas More Prep-Marian commencement ceremony taking ...

  • Stripping of teachers’ due process worrisome 4/13/2014

    Kansas teachers, you just got screwed. Parents and students, you did too. The legislature just passed a bill that strips teachers of their due proces ...

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