Diane DeBacker

9:35 am
Wed July 10, 2013

Critics of Kan. Common Core Standards Blast Testing

Megan King speaking before the Kan. Board of Education.
Stephen Koranda Kansas Public Radio

Common Core educational standards were once again a topic at Tuesday’s meeting of the Kansas State Board of Education.

Opponents are targeting the standardized tests used in meeting Common Core Requirements. 

Megan King is a parent from Lawrence. She said the costs of the tests will be too high and will require technology updates. King wants the state to keep using tests developed by the University of Kansas.

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7:16 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Testimony Wraps Up In Kansas School Finance Trial

Testimony in the Kan. school finance trial draws to a close today.

Testimony in the Kansas school finance trial will draw to a close today as lawyers in the case call their final witnesses.

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