Patrick Richardson

Patrick Richardson writes for the The Sentinel. 

Courts
Judge blocks abortion notification requirements in Kansas

(The Sentinel) – A Kansas court has temporarily blocked a long-standing abortion law called the “Women’s Right to Know Act.” On Oct. 30, Johnson County District Court Judge Krishnan Christopher… Read More

November 1, 2023
Culture
AFT-Kansas distances itself from anti-semitic statement by affiliated union at KU

(The Sentinel) – A recent story in the Sentinel exposing the rabid anti-semitism of the University of Kansas’ Graduate Teaching Assistants Coalition has prompted a response from its parent union,… Read More

October 27, 2023
Public Education
Health textbook with explicit sexual content pulled from Kansas district

(The Sentinel) – A “health” textbook describing everything from anal sex to “rational suicide” and presenting ideas such as the “gender spectrum” as fact was heavily questioned at the Oct. Read More

October 26, 2023
Opinion
Just spending more won’t improve student achievement in Kansas

(The Sentinel) – Kansas Governor Laura Kelly is touting recent slight increases in state assessments as proof that more spending results in improved student achievement.  But a state audit and… Read More

October 23, 2023
Legislation
Education bureaucracy pushing the status quo in hearings

(The Sentinel) – Legislative hearings over this and last week are focusing on how to improve outcomes in Kansas education, perhaps unsurprisingly, the education bureaucracy is arguing for the “status quo.”… Read More

October 11, 2023