This year’s results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) hold little good news. Following, the Center for Education Reform summarizes.
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In a new edition of a study that assesses the stringency of state school assessments, Kansas performs well.
Currently there is discussion in Wichita on whether higher education is valued by residents. Following, from April 2011, a look at the educational achievement of the Wichita City Council.
Here's evidence of a government program that, undoubtedly, was started with good intentions, but hasn't produced the intended results.
When properly considered, Kansas often underperforms the nation in the most recent assessment of "The Nation's Report Card."
The fifth edition of data on public schools in Kansas is available.
Do you think we have a problem with fake news? Let me introduce you to fake research.
Opponents of school choice programs argue the programs harm traditional public schools, both financially and in their ability to serve their remaining students. Evidence does not support this position.
In many states, minority students perform better on the NAEP test when in charter schools.
School spending in the states, presented in an interactive visualization.
Trends for the nation and each state in teachers, administrators, and students, presented in an interactive visualization.
There is a dilemma in American education. On the one hand, teachers are essential to student achievement. On the other, teachers unions promote self-interests of their members which are antithetical to the interests of students.
ACT Scores and State Rankings, 2015
College environmentalists are using public records laws to investigate the circumstances surrounding the hiring of an economist at the University of Kansas.
Will the AAUP and other national academic organizations defend academic freedom at Kansas with the same zeal they defended it at UVA and Wisconsin?
If my private, personal communications are released, I will not be the only one whose academic freedom is jeopardized. The issue is much larger, and could ultimately jeopardize the academic freedom of any scholar at a public institution of higher education, writes Art Hall of the University of Kansas.
A request for correspondence belonging to a Kansas University faculty member is a blatant attempt to squelch academic freedom and free speech.
Dr. Mary Byrne discusses the background, development and implementation of Common Core State Standards at a recent event in Wichita.
Wichita school superintendent John Allison told Wichitans something they probably didn't know: Parents of Wichita schoolchildren benefit from the district's school choice program.
Kansas National Education Association (KNEA), our state's teachers union, is an effective force that denies Kansas parents the choice as to where to send their children to school. The union also works hard to deny teachers choice in representation.