David Hicks

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

Public Education
Some Kansas school districts send board members to training from NSBA, which likened parents to ‘domestic terrorists’

(The Sentinel) – At least 25 state school board associations canceled their membership with the National School Boards Association (NSBA) after it labeled parents â€śdomestic terrorists,” but… Read More

December 27, 2023
Public Education
Kansas school district leaves school board association, citing political differences

(The Sentinel) – Jackson Heights USD 335 is leaving the Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) saying KASB no longer reflects the district’s values. Read More

December 11, 2023
‘Political agenda.’ Kansas group of superintendents criticized for lobbying legislators independent of their boards

(The Sentinel) – A decision to leave local school board members off an invitation list for Leavenworth County superintendents to lobby state legislators was denounced by a pair not invited… Read More

December 5, 2023
Public Education
Kansas school district targeted by US Dept. of Ed. for possible antisemitism

(The Sentinel) – Kansas’ Maize USD 266 has been advised by the federal Department of Education’s (DOE) Office for Civil Rights that it is among seven institutions in… Read More

December 1, 2023
Public Education
Kansas school board event attracts experts discussing ways to improve student achievement

(The Sentinel) – With the theme of Improving Student Achievement by Changing Adult Behaviors, the Kansas School Board Resource Center (KSBRC) brought education experts from Kansas and nationwide to Wichita for a… Read More

November 20, 2023