Liberal, KS

Now: 88 °F

Currently: Fair / Windy

Hi: 88 °F | Lo: 68 °F

Thursday

Hi: 88 °F 

Lo: 61 °F

Friday

Hi: 68 °F 

Lo: 48 °F

Saturday

Hi: 72 °F 

Lo: 53 °F

Sunday

Hi: 79 °F 

Lo: 57 °F

Monday

Hi: 86 °F 

Lo: 57 °F

Kansas Teachers Vow To Fight

KSCB News - April 8, 2014 4:49 pm

Leaders of the top Kansas teachers’ union are vowing to continue the fight through November’s elections against the Legislature’s vote to eliminate tenure.

Lawmakers inserted the provision Sunday into a bill that increases state funding for public schools. The measure is now on Gov. Sam Brownback’s desk.

The Kansas National Education Association said Tuesday that ending tenure would limit teachers’ ability to advocate for their students’ best interests. The union also says depriving teachers of the administrative due process provided by tenure puts their jobs in jeopardy.

Proponents of the change included conservative Republicans and the group Americans for Prosperity. They argued the move would give local school boards and administrators more power to remove underperforming teachers and would improve the quality of public education

 

Latest Stories

Baker Arts to Host BBQ, Beer, and Boxes This Saturday

  Thw Baker Arts center will host a  Beer Tasting, BBQ Event and Live Toy Box...

Prieto Status Hearing Continued

(Guymon Daily Herald) A status hearing in the first degree murder case against Rodney Prieto has...

SWMC Auxiliary Receives Award of Excellence

• provided by Southwest Medical Center      The Southwest Medical Center Auxiliary volunteer team received...