Tag: teachers

Out of 99 remote learning students in USD 257, about 27 should be back in school, administrators said Monday. About a third of remote learning students haven’t been performing well, they said. There’s no guarantee…

Kansas’ teacher shortage finally shows signs of shrinking. But districts still can’t find enough educators to keep schools running under coronavirus safety demands. “We were through the worst of it before all this happened,” said…

HUMBOLDT — “Our commissioners, our health department; they’re not in our schools,” said board chair Kevin Heisler. It was a statement of frustration that encapsulated much of the evening’s brief discussion during the USD 258…

WICHITA, Kansas — Less than a week into the new school year, the warning came: The school district’s COVID-19 learning plan expected too much from teachers. “It’s unsustainable,” Greg Jones, a representative for the Kansas…

It’s not unusual for a student to recognize a teacher at the local grocery store. It’s happened to Katelyn Rogers before.  But when it happened on Sunday, she couldn’t help feeling surprised. After all, she’s…

WICHITA, Kansas — Kansas teachers that don’t feel safe going back to crowded hallways as schools reopen could take medical leave or teach online. But at the many districts that don’t have those options, teachers…

Returning to teaching after a pandemic brings certain challenges, according to Moran native Molly McEwan. She and her fiance, Tyson Carpenter, were living in China and working as teachers when the COVID-19 pandemic began in…

Teachers in USD 257 had to quickly adapt to an entirely new style of teaching when Gov. Laura Kelly announced March 17 that schools would be closed for the remainder of the school year. The…

Dear Carolyn: My husband is an elementary school teacher and his students have been sending home a bunch of stuff all week for teacher appreciation. Tonight the PTA is having a barbecue for teachers and…

SchooI budgets were tight in the Oklahoma farming community where I grew up, but teachers’ dedication was boundless. Take, for instance, my high school biology teacher who seemed to live for his students and active…