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Conflict of Interest bill could cripple some school boards

A bill that's still alive in Topeka would keep someone off your local school board if they have a relative who works in a Kansas school or does business with a school district. One study shows that would disqualify about 40% of school board members in Kansas.

Hutchinson school boundary concern

A two-tiered school system for your children that unfairly benefits some and harms others. That's the fear of some parents in Hutchinson where there is a proposal to change elementary school boundaries across the district.

School bus driver background checks

What kind of criminal background is acceptable in a school bus driver?

Wichita Schools ask for money to cover extraordinary need

Wichita Public Schools are hoping to get almost a million dollars more from the state Monday.

New Wichita State tuition breaks for Tulsa, OKC residents

People from Tulsa and Oklahoma City are getting a tuition break to attend Wichita State.

Hutchinson school receives new manikins for CPR training

Every hour in the United States 38 people have a heart attack outside a hospital, nine out of ten of them die according to statistics from the American Heart Association. But the organization thinks it has an answer at your local high school.

'Speak up!' is message from lead Kansas educator

Schools need to speak up or lose more money. That's the message from the state's largest district today. Wichita's chief financial officer is encouraging other districts to spend more time talking to lawmakers about what it takes to educate your children.

Why so many school threats this year?

In the last month, Eyewitness News has reported on ten threats against Kansas schools, including two this week. That includes the threat against El Dorado High School that cancelled a football game, a threat against a Wichita magnet high where police arrested three people, and the threat from Winfield where a student was arrested for making a bomb threat.

USD 259 Sup't, BOE tour new SE High School site

Wichita's Superintendent and Board of Education toured the new Southeast High School, Thursday. That school is under construction in the 2600 block of S. 127th Street East.

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USD 259: 51,133 students attending this year

51,133 students are attending Wichita Public Schools this year. USD 259 released enrollment numbers Monday.

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Sterling High School seeking teachers for next year