David Hicks

David Hicks writes for The Sentinel, a publication focusing on news and issues in the state of Kansas.

Public Education
CRT is taught in Kansas, says Lansing school board member

(The Sentinel) – Education officials insist that the tenets of critical race theory are not being taught in Kansas and other states, but a new survey of young adults indicates… Read More

November 4, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Kansas parent on marxist material objection: School admins ‘corralled me into a curriculum challenge’

(The Sentinel) – A Lansing parent has removed her high school senior from an English Composition class, contending the materials in the curriculum reflect political philosophy, like Marxism, that don’t… Read More

October 31, 2022
Public Education
Accrediting agency coaches member schools in ‘wokeness,’ not student achievement

(The Sentinel) – The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), with five member institutions in Kansas and six in Kansas City, MO, is targeted by critics for emphasizing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion,… Read More

October 6, 2022
Public Education
Kansas school board delays decision on transgender policy

(The Sentinel) – Approval of a transgender policy on restrooms and other issues at Gardner-Edgerton USD 231 will be delayed for at least a month while opinion surveys issued to… Read More

September 15, 2022
Public Education
Kansas school superintendent, board president silence parents upset by transgender issue

(The Sentinel) – USD 491 Eudora superintendent Stu Moeckel and school board president Mark Chrislip denied parents’ requests to address the board about mistreating a student at a recent school… Read More

September 12, 2022