Patrick Richardson

Patrick Richardson writes for the The Sentinel. 

Public Education
Stanford CREDO study shows charter schools outperform traditional public school

(The Sentinel) – A new study by Stanford University’s Center For Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) shows that charter school students outperform traditional public school students. The study also shows… Read More

July 5, 2023
ACLU, Kansas teachers’ union tell schools to ignore Women’s Bill of Rights law

(The Sentinel) – Just days before the “Women’s Bill of Rights” law goes into effect on July 1, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Kansas National Education Association (KNEA) sent… Read More

July 3, 2023
Public Education
Amid literacy crisis, many universities still don’t teach the science of reading

(The Sentinel) – A new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) shows that if the science of reading was being taught properly in universities, the U.S. would not have a serious literacy… Read More

June 16, 2023
Public Education
Homeschool students allowed to participate in public school activities next year

(The Sentinel) – Noelle Friese is excited for her children in the homeschool she runs with her husband. After moving to Kansas a year ago with her husband Mathew, who… Read More

June 14, 2023
Public Education
Kansas school district dodges questions about transgender policy

(The Sentinel) – The Shawnee Mission School District has declined to answer questions about its “Transgender Practices & FAQ,” a document obtained by the Sentinel as part of an open records request. The… Read More

June 9, 2023