State Representatives Amanda Grosserode (R-Lenexa) and John Bradford (R-Lansing) are named by Kansas activists as being roadblocks to a Common Core repeal.
The Kansas House of Representatives is facing funnel week this week. This is the final week that bills have to make it out of committee. Kansas has a fabulous bill in HB 2292, the Local Control of Kansas Education Act, that was introduced last month. There is a committee vote scheduled in the Kansas House […]
We appreciate all the support and look forward to seeing you in Topeka. KANSANS AGAINST COMMON CORE RALLY Wednesday, May 8th at 2PM *Please arrive early and use the east entrance – Rally will begin promptly at 2pm* 2nd Floor Rotunda in the Kansas State Capitol, Topeka, KS 2pm- Welcome & Introduction 2:05pm – Kansas […]
I was able to obtain a breakdown of how the members of the Kansas House Committee on Education voted on their anti-Common Core bill, HB 2289, that was defeated 7-11 in committee on 3/21. YesKelly (R)Bradford (R)Dove (R)Ghandi (R)Lunn (R)Highland (R)Hedke (R) NoCassidy (D)Trimmer (D)Boldra (R)Bridges (D)Dierks (R)Ewy (R)Houston (D)Lusk (D)Meigs (R)Rooker (R)Winn (D) AbstainGrossrode […]
Last week the Kansas House Committee on Education voted down HB 2289 on an 11-7 vote. The Kansas Legislature website does not give the vote count. I have called State Representative John Bradford’s office (he sponsored the bill) to request that information. They are currently on a four-day recess for Easter. The Topeka Capitol-Journal gives […]
2nd Update: There will be a hearing TOMORROW (March 21st) at 12:00 PM Room 112-N of the Kansas State Capitol. Update: Ok, evidently the bill is now back in the Education Committee. I’m not sure what that means. Here are the members of the education committee. Rep. Kasha Kelley (Chair) Rep. Ward Cassidy (Vice Chair) Rep. Ed […]