The field is set for the Manhattan-Ogden school board general election.
The Manhattan-Ogden school district on Friday once again started requiring people to wear masks while inside school buildings.
Nine people are running for three open seats on the Manhattan-Ogden school board. Voters will whittle the field to six candidates in the Aug. 3 primary.
Manhattan-Ogden School District superintendent Marvin Wade said he is concerned about the increasing rates of COVID-19 cases in the Manhattan area and is closely monitoring the situation as the new school year approaches.
Bus purchases and a pilot grant for work-based learning programs headline the agenda for the Manhattan-Ogden school board meeting.
Data from a 2020 survey of Kansas State University indicate many students had feelings of stress and suicidal thoughts during the pandemic.
Starting in the fall of 2022, Kansas State University will require first-year students coming to Manhattan to live on campus for their first two semesters.
Some members of the Manhattan-Ogden school district’s committee on diversity, equity and inclusion want a strict mask policy for elementary school students this fall.
A new recommendation from a commission created by Gov. Laura Kelly to explore racial equity in Kansas states all schools shall “review and eliminate” the use of Native American mascots, nicknames, or imagery.
Former Junction City High School athletic trainer Brandon Martino has been convicted of one count of sexual exploitation of a child after entering a plea of no contest Tuesday in Geary County District Court.
A woman who works as a paraprofessional in the Manhattan-Ogden school district is in the hospital after being struck by a car last week.
Local political parties are endorsing candidates for the Manhattan-Ogden school board race — an election that is by state law nonpartisan.
One candidate in the Manhattan-Ogden school board election is renouncing the support she received from the Riley County Republican Party.
A concept called “critical race theory” has become a hotly contested topic of discussion at Manhattan-Ogden school board meetings over the past three months.
Five of the nine candidates in the Manhattan-Ogden school board election discussed diversity education, vaccines and pronouns at a candidate forum hosted by the Riley County Republican Party Thursday.
Manhattan-Ogden taxpayers are in line to see an increase in property taxes even though USD 383 director of business services Lew Faust said Wednesday the school district’s proposed 2022 property tax rate is lower than this year’s.
K-State College of Veterinary Medicine scientists and veterinarians are researching coronavirus vaccines to see if the shots are appropriate for animals at Sunset Zoo.
A top Manhattan public schools official emphasized Wednesday that the school district is not implementing critical race theory in professional development programs for teachers.
Manhattan-Ogden school district superintendent Marvin Wade said Wednesday the district won’t offer remote learning as an option for students this school year.
Lucy Martinie and Bailey Bush said they weren’t expecting to make it to a national competition with their research project about communication methods in the Underground Railroad.
Administrators with the Flint Hills Christian School in Manhattan are celebrating the groundbreaking on a $5.7 million building expansion project.
USD 383 construction owner’s representative Trisha Brooke-Fruendt said the district’s multiple construction projects that are slated to finish this year will wrap up on time.
The Riley County Republican Party chairman has accused the Manhattan-Ogden school district of violating the Kansas open meeting laws with its diversity and inclusion committee despite the meetings being open to the public.
The Manhattan-Ogden school district’s business services director told board members Wednesday they will have a shorter window for budget planning because of new legislation passed this year.
The Kansas State Board of Healing Arts has indefinitely suspended the license of a former Junction City High School athletic trainer accused of sex crimes involving a minor student.
Manhattan-Ogden school board president Jurdene Coleman ordered about 30 people to leave Wednesday’s board meeting after several became unruly and shouted over each other during comments about a teacher training program the district currently isn’t using.
Manhattan-Ogden school board members on Wednesday are slated to consider a spate of job terminations — including one for a paraeducator under investigation for child sex crimes.
The Manhattan-Ogden school board approved spending $130,000 in federal money for the district’s early learning program during a special meeting Tuesday morning.
Kansas State University, in partnership with the American Soybean Association, is working to produce new fish feeding and fish growth charts for Cambodian fish farmers.
Julius Walker and Caitlin Wolf were having trouble differentiating the narrative of their stop-motion film from other examples.
The managing partners of a New York-based financial firm are contributing $3 million to create a new financial analysis center in K-State’s College of Business Administration.
Emails and internal documents indicate that USD 383 administrators sought diversity training because teachers requested it.
The chief executive of an educational consulting company said his company does not teach critical race theory, and the acronym it uses for cultural training for teachers is an unfortunate coincidence.
When the Manhattan-Ogden school board in April voted 4-1 to purchase a diversity training program for teachers, the discussion lasted less than five minutes.