Topeka Statehouse (AP Photo/John Milburn)

House panel reviews school standards bill

A Kansas House committee has heard testimony from an overflow crowd on a bill that would bar use of the Common Core standards for reading an…

Kansas' Bill Self coaches from the bench during their NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas, Tuesday, Feb, 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Stephen Spillman)

Kansas hangs on to beat Texas Tech 64-63

Kansas coach Bill Self felt more than a little fortunate that his No. 8 Jayhawks pulled out a 64-63 win against a very tough Texas Tech team…