Kansas GOP’s ‘parents bill of rights’ failed. So KC-area school board enacts its own
Laura Kelly vetoed a statewide“ parents bill of rights” this spring, but now the Lansing school board in Leavenworth County has passed its own version. - Katie Bernard/Kansas City Star/TNS

After Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed a statewide “parents bill of rights” this spring, a school board in the Kansas City area passed its own — outlining a set of rights parents may employ over their child’s education, including reviewing and objecting to books and curriculum. The Lansing school board in Leavenworth County last week voted 4-3 to approve a parents bill of rights, modeled after Republican-supported legislation that Kelly vetoed this spring, calling the measure a “teacher demoralization act.” The Kansas House failed to override the veto, but Republicans made the issue — along with...