Some legislators argue that Kansas’ school funding problems can be fixed by amending the state constitution. Not so fast, wrote Sharon Iorio in last week’s column.
With a scathing court ruling handed down against Kris Kobach last week, Ed Flentje wrote that he’s had enough, in last week’s column.
Do today’s younger voters have enough clout to swing the 2018 election? Burdett Loomis considered that question in last week’s column
Social science research offers new tools to prevent suicides, wrote Michael Smith in last week’s column.
IK Contributor Mark Peterson is retiring. In his final IK piece, he counteracts the bad news by recounting some of his favorite Kansas memories and celebrating his fine students, past and present.
Welcome new IK contributor Dr. Sharon Iorio! In her inaugural IK column, Dr. Iorio explains why teachers didn’t strike– and why the Kansas Constitution’s provisions for suitable education should not be repealed.
How can we make the barely-crossed-the-finish-line-this-time Kansas Legislature work better? Burdett Loomis had a specific suggestion in last week’s column.
Michael Smith argued that Kansas’ new adoption law does not fix existing problems and creates some new ones, in last week’s column.
This year’s elections will be a test to see what Kansas voters and policymakers learned from the experiment with former Governor Brownback’s economic policies, wrote Duane Goossen in last week’s column. Incidentally, Duane is moving on: this will be his last column for IK. Thanks for your fine analysis, Duane!