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Kansas Education Laws

A combination of federal and state laws govern how public education is administered, although states do have quite a bit of control over curriculum, funding, and other day-to-day aspects. FindLaw's Kansas Education Laws section covers some of these laws, including regulations for maintaining school records and who has legal access to them, compulsory education laws that require children of a certain age range to attend school, and even whether teachers and administrators are allowed to use corporal punishment as a means of discipline. While school-sponsored prayer violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Kansas (and many other states) allows for a moment of silent reflection in lieu of vocal prayer. Click on a link below to learn more.

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