David Hicks

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

Public Education
Kansas superintendent, school board face backlash over lack of transparency

(The Sentinel) – It’s been a summer of discontent among Louisburg USD 416 patrons over recent actions by its superintendent and school board with accusations of lying coupled with a… Read More

August 22, 2022
Public Education
Kansas school district rejects plan promoting ‘diversity, equity and inclusion’ agenda

Derby Public Schools board votes on strategic plan (credit: Jeff Cott/Informer) (The Sentinel) – The Derby USD 260 school board narrowly rejected a proposed five-year strategic plan… Read More

August 18, 2022
Public Education
Kansas athletic association seeks ‘fairness’ for public schools, but not for biological girls

(The Sentinel) – The Kansas Board of Education will consider a recommendation approved by the Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) to effectively penalize successful private school teams in… Read More

August 10, 2022
Public Education
Two incumbents ousted in Kansas State Board of Education primaries

(The Sentinel) – Two newcomers won seats on the Kansas State Board of Education in Republican primaries, each defeating an incumbent. In District 5, Cathy Hopkins ousted Jean Clifford with… Read More

August 9, 2022
Public Education
Kansas legislators: State board must get honest about education failures, like Gov. Youngkin in Virginia

(The Sentinel) – Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin’s bleak but refreshingly honest end-of-the-school-year report on K-12 education in the commonwealth focused on many of the issues facing public schools in Kansas… Read More

August 5, 2022