The U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday that it approved the state’s request for a one-year extension of its waiver from the No Child Left Behind law and removed the “high risk” status placed on Kansas about a year ago.
Democratic candidate Jean Schodorf of Wichita called on Secretary of State Kris Kobach to release his tax returns after she made hers public Wednesday. Her campaign says she seeks documentation of the legal work Kobach does outside the office.
A white stretch limousine, stranded nearly a week on the shoulder of eastbound Kellogg just east of Meridian, has attracted quite a following and is now broadcasting its feelings on its own Twitter page: @WhiteLimoICT.
Hundreds of women opposed to what they call the “extremist” turn of Kansas government are expected to take to the streets Friday evening for a public rally opposing state policies on taxes, education, voting rights and other issues.