Patrick Richardson

Patrick Richardson writes for the The Sentinel. 

Opinion, Public Education
Kansas is #32 in educational ‘racial equality,’ belying officials’ ‘anti-racism’ claims

(The Sentinel) – Kansas is the 32nd-worst state in the nation for racial equality, showing once again school officials’ alleged devotion to ending racism and discrimination is merely cover for a… Read More

June 13, 2022
Public Education
Eudora girl forced to share a bed with biological male on school-sponsored overseas trip

(The Sentinel) – On a school trip to Costa Rica earlier this month, three female high school students in the Eudora school district were assigned to a two-bed hotel room… Read More

May 17, 2022
Public Education
Geary County teacher Pamela Ricard wins partial victory in pronoun lawsuit

(The Sentinel) – Geary County teacher Pamela Ricard has won an initial victory in her lawsuit against her school district’s pronoun policy. On Tuesday, a federal judge issued a… Read More

May 11, 2022
Public Education
Grades are in for Kansas schools: just one A, but 80 Fs

(The Sentinel) – Based on 2021 state assessment scores, only one public school in Kansas earned an “A” on Kansas Policy Institute’s A-F Grading of Kansas Schools initiative.  According to… Read More

April 8, 2022
Public Education
Kansas House passes needs assessment, other education reforms

(The Sentinel) – For years many school districts across Kansas have likely ignored a state law requiring an annual building needs assessment designed to improve student achievement.  If it becomes… Read More

March 29, 2022