In April, red-shirted members of the Kansas National Education Association in the gallery of the Kansas House chamber raised their hands to show their support for public schools. At the time, lawmakers approved an education funding bill but eliminated a law that gave teachers the right to hearings if they are fired and had been on the job at least three years. The teachers union is now suing the state to restore that right.
In April, red-shirted members of the Kansas National Education Association in the gallery of the Kansas House chamber raised their hands to show their support for public schools. At the time, lawmakers approved an education funding bill but eliminated a law that gave teachers the right to hearings if they are fired and had been on the job at least three years. The teachers union is now suing the state to restore that right. File photo by John Hanna The Associated Press
In April, red-shirted members of the Kansas National Education Association in the gallery of the Kansas House chamber raised their hands to show their support for public schools. At the time, lawmakers approved an education funding bill but eliminated a law that gave teachers the right to hearings if they are fired and had been on the job at least three years. The teachers union is now suing the state to restore that right. File photo by John Hanna The Associated Press

Kansas teachers union sues state over termination law

August 11, 2014 12:32 PM