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.
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.
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.
This bill could increase the funds that are used on each student if the fiscal year has been a success. The current projection for amount spent per pupil for the year 2012-2013 is $3,846.75.
If passed, this bill will make the Cairn Terrier as the official dog breed of Kansas. Representative Ed Trimmer is the sponsor for this bill.
Kay Wolf, the Representative for the East area in the Kansas House, is one of forty sponsor of House Bill 2454,