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Beloit Jr./Sr. High honored as National School of Character (AUDIO)

Character.org, the nonprofit organization which validates character initiatives in schools and communities around the world has designated 73 schools and 5 districts from 17 states as 2018 National Schools and Districts of Character. Beloit High...

Kansas industrial hemp plans moving forward with public meetings

Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service Industrial hemp is coming to Kansas, but first the Department of Agriculture has to figure out how to regulate it. To get started, the department is holding public meetings to...

Amended school funding bill hits Governor Colyer’s desk as court deadline approaches

Kansas senators returned to Topeka on Monday to find a school finance fix waiting on their desks after it was hammered out in the House over the weekend. The bill undoes an $80 million...

Central Valley Ag announces annual scholarship winners

Central Valley Ag (CVA) has announced their awards to 20 students with a $1,000 CVA scholarship. CVA takes pride in supporting students with the determination to advance into the agricultural industry. Receiving a CVA Member-Owner...

Kansas Senate Narrowly Approves School Funding Increase

Republican lawmakers narrowly passed an education funding plan Thursday in the Kansas Senate, overcoming bipartisan skepticism that it would increase spending enough on public schools to satisfy a court mandate. The vote was 21-18 on...

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