- Editorial: Funding hoops
- A subtle change in funding will cause significant changes for a state program focused on supporting families with young children.
- June 29, 2016
- Changes in how Kansas funds its Parents as Teachers program will result in added administrative hassles for many parents and the loss of an important service for others.
June 25, 2016
- Saturday Column: New provost has vision, drive to re-energize KU
- Next week, Neeli Bendapudi will be moving into her new position as provost and executive vice chancellor of Kansas University. She has been dean of the KU School of Business for five years and has done an outstanding job of reinvigorating the school, improving faculty morale, inspiring students and encouraging alumni and friends to be generous in their fiscal support.
June 22, 2016
- Opinion: Focus on schools, not court
- The ongoing dispute between the Kansas Legislature and the Kansas Supreme Court over school finance is a very dispiriting both to Kansans who care about public education and those who care about the proper functioning of our state government.
June 18, 2016
- Saturday Column: Family honored to share 125 years in Lawrence
- It isn’t easy to part with a newspaper that has been in the family for 125 years. In fact, it was a highly emotional exercise debated over a 10-year period.
June 17, 2016
June 29, 2016
- Opinion: Britain to the EU: Good riddance
- Maybe it was those college courses on the history of Europe that soured me on the idea of a united continent. How could a conglomeration of nation states noted for invading each other, pillaging and warring against each other form a union? How could a continent with different languages, cultures and money become a united states of Europe modeled after the USA?
June 28, 2016
- Opinion: British populism a warning for U.S.
- How fitting. As the Brits cast a stunning vote to quit the European Union, Donald Trump was opening a luxury golf course in Scotland and crowing that Britain did “a great thing.”
June 27, 2016
- Opinion: Brexit should be warning sign to U.S.
- Britain has Brexited, choosing populism and over pragmatism, insularity over inclusion — and leaving the world transformed and deeply worried.
- Opinion: Peru leader will fight leftist trend
- Peru’s pro-business President-elect Pedro Pablo Kuczynski won his country’s elections by a hair with the last-minute help of a leftist party, but — judging from what he told me in an interview — he won’t budge on his criticism of Venezuela and other repressive regimes.
June 29, 2016
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