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Education chief taking job

Kansas Education Commissioner Diane DeBacker is resigning to become an adviser to the chief education official in a major Middle Eastern cit…

FILE - Members of the Kansas Senate discuss whether the chamber's rules allow a debate on a school funding plan before ultimately permitting the discussion to go forward, Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Kansas Regents pleased with budget bill

Leaders of the Kansas Board of Regents are pleased with legislative approval of a higher education budget that partly restores salary cuts i…