By Kent Bush
“Public schools do a great job. My kids all went to public school and they are all doing very well,” he said. “But people should have a right to take their children where they want to school. The money should follow the student and not the school district.”
Secretary of State candidate Jean Schodorf told the crowd she hoped to restore the office to the people of Kansas.
She said if the state legislature believed moving due process to the local level was the best idea, it should have taken place in the open and not some last minute, late night deal that no one knew was coming. The measure legislators passed was never debated in committee or the house floor before it was attached to the education funding bill.
Carpenter said he was proud that he hasn’t sponsored or written any bills.