The Lawrence school board on Monday will decide whether Liberty Memorial Central Middle School will become a STEAM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math — school next year.
The city is considering overhauling school crossing guard locations around Lawrence for the coming school year, including possibly eliminating nine of the existing 23 adult crossing guard locations and adding a couple of new ones.
The University of Kansas student government on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve sending a letter to the Kansas Board of Regents following the board’s decision last week to reject a $31.15 per semester increase to required student fees.
New research from KU shows that counties in Kansas that instituted mask mandates experienced significantly lower rates of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths compared with counties declining to take that precaution.
A federal government investigation into its own oversight of Native American boarding schools — used in the late 1800s to mid-1900s to force children into cultural assimilation — will most likely include an examination of Haskell Indian Nations University.
A Free State High School junior’s short film earned a superior rating Tuesday evening at the Virtual International Thespian Festival, her teacher said.
The Kansas Board of Regents may raise to 75 the number of credit hours that could be transferred from a community college to a state university following success of a two-year pilot involving Johnson County Community College and the nearby Edwards campus of the University of Kansas.
A 2013 graduate of a University of Kansas doctoral program has been appointed by the Biden-Harris administration to serve as a senior adviser in the Department of Energy.
A debate duo and a speech student competed as national finalists, and Free State High School earned the School of Outstanding Distinction Award, given only to the top 10 programs nationwide, their coach said Saturday.
The Free State High School debate team of Ethan Harris and Aiden Basore took third place in the National Speech and Debate Association’s national tournament Thursday night.
Jessica Brown, a teacher at Sunflower Elementary School in Lawrence, has turned a “magical” moment in her classroom into a self-published picture book to help kids with social-emotional learning.
After months of deliberation, the University of Kansas has decided not to adopt a Kansas Board of Regents policy that would have made it easier to terminate tenured faculty members for financial reasons in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Laura Kelly moved to place a larger imprint Wednesday on the Kansas Board of Regents by naming a retired railroad executive, a prominent educator and a former Republican legislator to the state’s higher education governance board.
The Lawrence school board on Monday approved the PAL-CWA as the bargaining unit for all classified employees, heard a report on behavioral health programming, tabled an MOU on Safe Routes to Schools and more.
The Lawrence school board on Monday will hear an update on the transition of students from Kennedy Elementary School, consider recognizing PAL-CWA as the bargaining unit for all classified hourly employees, and more.
A group of current and former staffers of Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence have launched a petition complaining of unsafe conditions, systemic inequity and mismanagement, and they’re demanding an overhaul of the organization’s programs.