David Hicks

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

Public Education
Kansas school district defends sending flyer from progressive group to parents

(The Sentinel) – Leavenworth USD 453 distributed a flyer to parents recently announcing a day-long event at the State Capitol ostensibly to introduce students to the legislative process, meet… Read More

February 13, 2024
Public Education
Kansas superintendent touts ‘rebranding’ in an era of declining test scores

(The Sentinel) – The Olathe school district does not permit school board members to conduct annual needs assessments to improve student outcomes as required in state law, but district officials… Read More

February 8, 2024
School choice rally brings cheering supporters to Kansas Capitol

(The Sentinel) – An estimated crowd of over 150 renewed their call for Kansas to join the growing ranks of states offering School Choice at an enthusiastic rally in the Capitol. … Read More

January 26, 2024
Kansas Special Education Task Force recommends more funding without required study

(The Sentinel) – Kansas legislation that created the Special Education Task Force directs it to “study and make recommendations for changes in the existing formula for funding of… Read More

January 15, 2024
House, Senate leaders look ahead to 2024 Kansas legislative session

(The Sentinel) – Will Kansans see a flat tax, property tax reform, and school choice in 2024? How about Medicaid expansion? What to do with a projected $4.5 billion budget… Read More

January 9, 2024