Blogger Ali Dastjerdi talks about the use and misuse of the filibuster in politics. and explains the use of a recent filibuster by Senator Rand Paul.
Take a look at some of East’s opinions on the upcoming election and politics in general.
Right, left, blue, red, Obama or Romney? Here is a quick breakdown of some of the vital issues being debated this fall.
Melissa Rooker, mother of East senior Jack and graduate Lindsey, is running for Kansas State Representative from the 25th district. Rooker will be running as a Republican, and wants to focus on education issues.
Senior Staffer Adam Lowe gives his reaction to reports that Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney bullied a gay classmate in high school.
Originally introduced in the 2011 session, the bill would increase testing and then evaluate a student’s progress. An intervention system would be established in apprehension of failing to reach testing goals.
If passed, school bus drivers will not be able to use their cell phones while operating a bus.
This bill will start a program with the intent on educating Kansas voters on upcoming elections.
This bill proposes changes to the school finance formula, education in career and technical fields and the evaluation of teachers.
This would increase the penalties for some traffic violations, particularly right of way charges.
Determine whom represents you in Topeka in the House and Senate. Red droppers signify senators and blue droppers signify representatives.
Students 16 or older would be exempt from the compulsory attendance requirements of traditional school enrollment and attendance if they were enrolled in an alternative educational program deemed appropriate by the local board of education or if the student, parent/guardian and principal agree to the withdrawal of the student’s compulsory attendance.