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The Locus of Local Control: What Do Politicians Mean by Local Control in Education?
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2017

President Trump and U.S. Department of Education (ED) Secretary DeVos have consistently emphasized and promoted the idea of “local control” in


Kansas Supreme Court Declares School Funding Formula Constitutionally Inadequate
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

Earlier this month, the Kansas Supreme Court issued an opinion in Gannon v. Kansas holding that the state's current system of funding public


QualifiedImmunity: Kansas federal court rejects First Amendment challenges to student’s expulsion for sexually harassing tweets
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

Courts across the nation are seeing an increase in lawsuits filed by college students disciplined due to sexual misconduct offenses, and many of these


Employment Discrimination Lawsuits: “The Cost Of Doing Business?”
  • FisherBroyles LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

A local TV investigation “recently uncovered dozens of employment discrimination lawsuits filed against metro school districts over the last 10 years


Hot CPSC Jurisdictional Issues: Does the CPSC Have Regulatory Authority Over Amusement Park Rides and Guns?
  • Mintz Levin
  • USA
  • August 11 2016

In the wake of two tragic amusement park ride accidents in Kansas and Tennessee, and the ongoing political debate in America over gun safety issues


The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) in Actions Against Firearms Retailers
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2016

The U.S. District Court of Kansas recently denied a retailer’s motion to dismiss a suit alleging negligent entrustment and knowing violation of


Selected Kansas legislative activity, March 21-24
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2016

The legislative leadership proved last week that the legislative process can move with alacrity when necessary. During the last month and a half of


Kansas Supreme Court sets deadline for addressing school funding formula
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2016

A February 11, 2016, ruling by the Kansas Supreme Court in Gannon v. State of Kansasgave the state until June 30, 2016 to implement an equitable


Jayhawk ruling questions college and university jurisdiction over off-campus Title IXVAWA sexual misconduct
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2015

In Friday's Yeasin v. The University of Kansas, the Kansas Court of Appeals held that KU could not discipline a student (Yeasin) for conduct that


Selected Kansas legislative activity, June 1-12
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

In the opening days of the 2015 session, the Kansas House and Senate adopted a joint rule which prohibited consideration of legislation after