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Absences from school, unexcused 72-3121
Abstaining from vote, board of education 72-1138
Abuse of children, generally 38-2201 et seq.

Academic achievement of pupils, report on 72-3219
Access to public buildings and facilities, specifications for the handicapped 58-1301 et seq.
Accessed valuation

  • Certification of 79-5a27
  • Extension of valuations, director of property valuation 79-1404(17)

Accident insurance 72-1881

Accounting (See also Auditing)

Accounts against school must be itemized and certified 10-802, 12-105b
Account with county treasurer, charges and credits 19-312, 19-318
Accreditation, quality performance 72-6439
Accrediting colleges, teacher training,

Acquisition of land, bonds for (See also Bonds) 10-121
Activities Association, Kansas State High School 72-7114 to 72-7118
Activities fee authorized 72-3353
Activity funds authorized 72-1178
Administrators, standards board 72-2308 et seq.

  • Responsibilities and duties 72-2312
  • Shared services, interdistrict agreements 72-13,102

Administrator nonrenewal 72-2281 et seq.
Admission of pupils from other districts 72-3123

Admissions to state universities and colleges 76-717b
Adult education act

Ad valorem valuation, notification to taxing districts 79-5a27
Advisory commission, Kansas state library 75-2546
Advisory commission, proprietary schools 72-4922
Advisory council, developmental disabilities services 74-5501
Advisory council, special education 72-964
Advisory council, vocational education 72-4409
Age of entrance, public schools 72-1107
Age of majority 38-101
Age, school service retirement system 72-5512b

Aides, teacher (See also Paraprofessionals) 72-1106
Alcohol and drug abuse programs for pupils 72-53,105

Alcoholic liquors in public places forbidden 41-719
Alcoholic liquors (See also, Cereal Malt Beverages)

  • Furnishing cereal malt beverages to minors 21-3610a
  • Intoxicants, furnishing to minors 21-3610
  • Unlawful acts by minors 41-715

Alcoholism, drug abuse programs, pupils 72-8164
Employee assistance 72-5398
Allegiance, pledge of to the flag 72-5308
Alternative schools 72-9201
American Indian Day 75-115c
American sign language, constitutes foreign language 72-1118 et seq.
Annexation by cities, no effect on unified district boundaries 72-6779
Annexation of territory, change in boundary, taxation 72-7103, 79-1807
Annual audit of accounts, school districts 75-1122, 75-1125
Annual budget, school district 72-8204a

Annual statement of indebtedness, municipalities 10-1007a

  • Audit program, minimum standards 75-1123

Application for federal funds, school districts 72-6201
Appointment of employees, school districts 72-8202b to 72-8202e
Appropriation of funds 79-2934
Approval of claims 12-105a, 12-105b
Arbitration, professional negotiations 72-5424
Arbitration, Public Employees Relation Board (P.E.R.B) 75-4330
Arbor Day 35-204
Area advisory councils, vocational education 72-4415
Area vocational schools (See Vocational education)
Area vocational-technical schools (See Vocational education)
Armories, assistance of school district 48-308
Art (See Kansas Arts Commission)
Asbestos control projects, bonds for 12-5401

  • Capital outlay tax levy for 72-8801 et seq.

Assessment, levy of special 12-6a10
Assessments levied by other municipality, tax to pay 79-1808
Assessments, academic, report of 72-8231
Assessments, special, city improvements 10-114, 10-115
Assets, transfer of

  • Consolidation of districts 72-8708
  • Disorganization of school districts 72-7301 et seq.

Assignments, bonds 10-602
Assistance, employee programs 72-5398
Athletic field, city of first class 13-1356 to 13-1357
At-risk education council 72-9910, 72-9911
At risk pupil defined 72-6407

Attachment of territory


Attendance center, defined, unified school district 72-8213
Attendance facility, unified school district 72-8213

Attendance, out-of-state (K-12 students) 72-6757
Attorney fees, boards of education 72-8205
Attorney general

  • Adjustment of board member district boundaries 72-6769
  • Advisor to state board 75-704
  • Approval of interlocal agreements 12-2904
  • Prosecution of official bonds or contracts 75-703

Audiometer testing 72-1204 to 72-1207
Audit, reports, filing 75-1124
Auditing (See also Accounting)

Auxiliary services, private school pupils 72-5392

  • Conditions for provision 72-5393
  • Religious activity prohibited 72-5394


Balanced budget required, exception 79-2927
Balances budget not required;

Balances, use of, budget law 79-2934
Ballots (See Elections) Banks and banking, code, definitions 9-701
Banks, deposits of public moneys 9-1401, 10-131, 12-1675 et seq.

Basic Skills Reading Program 72-7534
Bequests, school districts 72-8210, 72-8212
Bible readings 72-1111 (d), 72-1628

Bid law, amendments to bids 75-6901 et seq.
Bids, sealed, required when 72-6760
Bilingual education programs 72-9501 to 72-9510
Birth certificates72-53,106
Blind, deaf, severely handicapped 72-853
Blind, interference with rights 39-1103

Blind, purchase of products from 72-6760, 75-3317 to 75-3321
Board of education Abstaining from vote 72-8205

Boards, election (See Elections)

Board's duties, professional negotiation act 72-5423
Boiler insurance 72-8401
Bond and interest fund, state aid 75-2319
Bond elections (See also Bonds) 72-6761
Bond, labor and materials (public works bond) 60-1111
Bond limitation, exceeding (USDs) 75-2315 to 75-2318
Bond maturity 10-103, 10-428
Bond proceeds, disorganized district 72-7302, 72-7306
Bonded indebtedness assumed, consolidation of districts 72-8707
Bonded indebtedness assumed, disorganization of district 72-7304, 72-7305
Bonded indebtedness, unified school district
Bonds, Generally 10-101 et seq. Bonds, revenue 76-6a13
Bonds for buildings, school districts 72-6761
  • Official school district, adjustment of board member district 72-6769
  • Unified school district, adjustment of board member districts 72-6769
  • Ward and precinct 19-3439
Boundary, member district, changes by resolution, notice to election officer 72-6769
Boundary changes, certified by clerk of board 25-2017a
Boundary changes, effect on bonds 10-119, 72-7104 Boundary lines, elections 19-3439
Breakfast programs 72-5125
Budget, generally 72-8204a, 79-2925 et seq. Budget law (See Budget)
Building code standards 31-150, 58-1301 to 58-1305
  • Accessibility to handicapped persons 58-1301 to 58-1305
  • Bond election 72-6761
  • Bonds for school buildings of district with extraordinary declining enrollment 75-2320
  • Control by school board 72-8205
  • Community, joint city and school district 12-1769
  • Construction of 72-6760, 72-6761
  • Open to public 72-8212
  • Revenue bonds, defined, area vocational schools 76-6a13
  • Selling, unified school district 72-8212
  • State aid 75-2319
  • Tax levy, capital outlay 72-8801 et seq.
  • Vocational education projects, selling of 72-8232
Bus (See School bus)

Bus drivers, license restrictions 8-237 to 8-238
Buying goods, materials and wares 72-6760


Campaign finance act, USD’s 25-901 et seq. Cancelable purchase orders 10-1113
Cancellation, municipal bonds 10-110, 10-111
Cancellation of bonds by state treasurer 10-110
Cancellation of certain checks, reversion of money 10-508, 10-509
Cancellation of teachers’ certificates 72-1383
Capital improvements, school district, state aid entitlement 75-2319
Capital outlay levy (USDs) 72-8801 et seq.

Capital Outlay Levy (USDs) Supplemental 72-8159 to 72-8162
Career opportunities, access to students 72-5399

Cash-basis law 10-1101 et seq.

Cash, petty, board of education 72-8208

Cerebral palsied children (See Exceptional children)
Certificate of health (school personnel) 72-5213 Certificate of inspection, dental 72-5203
Certificates (See also Teachers’ certificates)

Certificates of approval, proprietary schools 72-4924 to 72-4931
Certificates of deposit (investment of idle funds) 9-701, 12-1675

Certifying levies 79-1801
Challenge to secondary school pupils, Kansas 72-11a01 et seq.
Change in boundary, annexation of territory, taxation 79-1807
Change in boundary, taxation 72-7103, 79-1807
Change in boundary, board member districts, notice 72-6769
Change in method of election Unified school districts 72-8001 et seq.
Changes in payroll periods 75-5503, 75-5504
Charter schools 72-1903 et seq.
Checks and Warrants; signature on 10-803
Chauffeur defined 8-234c
Child abuse 38-1501 et seq.

Child care authorized 72-8236
Child care programs, recreation centers and schools, licensing of 65-527
Child labor 38-601 et seq.
Child, neglected or dependent 38-1501 et seq.

Children (See also Child abuse)

  • Abuse of 38-1501 et seq.
  • Exceptional (handicapped and gifted) 72-961 et seq.
  • Handicapped, coordinating council for 74-6301 et seq.

Church schools, compulsory school attendance 72-1111
Cities, annexation by, no effect on unified district boundaries 72-6779
Citizens and citizenship, courses of study 72-1101, 72-1103
City community building, joint control with school district 12-1769
City improvements, special assessments 10-114

Claims (See also Audits) Authorization of payment 10-802

Claims, uniform act 12-105a, 12-105b
Clerk of board, unified school district 72-8202c
Clerks, cash-basis law, unlawful acts 10-1114
Closing attendance facilities 72-1431

  • Fire marshal's orders 31-144

Closing of county superintendent's office 72-7801
Closing of schools, procedure 72-1431

Collective negotiation act (See Professional negotiation act)
College enrollment for high school students 72-11a01 et seq.
College savings program 75-640 et seq.
Colleges accredited for teacher training 72-1371, 72-1372, 72-1374
Commercial driver training schools 8-273 et seq.
Commercial driver's licenses; diversion agreements not allowed for license holders 8-2,150
Commercial driver's licenses; school bus endorsement; waiver of driving skills test requirements 8-2,149
Commissioner of education (See also State Board of Education) 72-7601, 72-7602
Compensation, deductions from USD's 72-8601 to 72-8603
Compensation, semimonthly authorized 75-4315
Compulsory attendance 72-1111, 72-1113

Computerized information search service 72-7527
Concurrent enrollment 72-11a01
Condemnation procedures (See also Eminent domain) 26-501 et seq.
Conflict of interest 75-4301 et seq.
Consent by minor 16 or over to medical treatment 38-123b
Consolidated districts; temporary board of education; powers 72-8709
Consolidation, unified school districts 72-8701 et seq.

Construction of buildings

Contracts Administrators, due process 72-5451 et seq.

Courses of study 72-1101, 72-1103
Credit Card Fees 75,30100
Credit hour, defined, Washburn University 72-6501
Crimes, reporting of 72-89b01 et seq.
Criminal acts, reporting required 72-89b02

  • (School Safety and Security Act)

Criminal history records check 72-8202f

  • for employees



Dangerous student, notice of 72-89b01 et seq.

  • (School Safety and Security Act)

Deaf-blind, severely handicapped 72-853
Deductions for fringe benefits 72-8414, 72-8601, 72-8602
Dental inspections, students 72-5201 to 72-5203
Dependents of public safety officers, tuition and fee waiver 75-4364
Deposit of public moneys 9-1401 et seq., 10-131, 12-1675 et seq.

  • Designation of depositories 9-1401
  • Exemption for insured portion 9-1407
  • Exemption from liability when money protected 9-1406
  • Peak deposits 9-1403
  • Security for 9-1402

Deposit, certificates of 9-701, 12-1675
Destruction of school records 72-5369 to 72-5373
Determination of exceptionality (exceptional children) 72-972 to 72-974

Developmental disabilities, Advisory council on 74-5501
Disabled persons (See Physically disabled persons)
Disaster relief programs 72-8234
Disasters, effect on enrollment 72-6447
Disasters (See Emergency preparedness)


Dismissal of instructor, tenure of instructors 72-5436 et seq.

  • (See also Continuing contract law and Teacher Due Process) 72-5410 et seq.

Disorganization of school districts 72-7301 et seq.

Disposal of property, unified school districts 72-8212
Disposal of records 72-5369 to 72-5373
Disposition of records of county superintendent 72-7801, 72-7802
Display of flag 73-706 et seq.
District in two or more counties, transfer of funds 72-8204b
District-wide self-evaluation 72-1114 to 72-1116
Districts, unified (See Unified school districts) Diversion of funds, prohibited 79-2934
Diversion of interest, bonds 10-118a, 10-118b

Public agencies, leases for 55-211a

Driver training courses 8-267, 8-272

  • Motor vehicles (See also Motor vehicles) 72-5015 et seq.

Driver’s license suspension for school suspension or expulsion 72-89c01 et seq.
Drug and alcohol abuse, citizens committee 75-5381 et seq.
Drug treatment, minors 65-2892a

Drugs, manufacturing, possession or distribution of, within 1,000 feet of a school 65-4159, 65-4161, 65-4163
Dual enrollment of students in high school and college 72-11a01 et seq.
Due process for exceptional children 72-972 to 72-974
Due process for expulsion of students 72-8901 et seq.
Due process for teachers 72-5436 to 72-5446

Dues, K.A.S.B., paid from general fund 72-5326


Early retirement incentive programs School districts 72-5395
Education commission of the states 72-6011 to 72-6014
Education for adults (See Adult education)
Education, state department (See also State board of education) 72-7701
Educational cooperation agreements (Interlocals) 12-2901 et seq., 72-8230
Educational cooperation agreements (Sponsoring district, special education) 72-968, 72-969
Educational services in regular school setting; school districts not required to provide certain persons; alternative placement to be offered 72-53,111
Elections, generally 25-2001 et seq.

  • Absentee voting 25-1114 et seq.
    • Persons in federal service 25-1214 et seq.
  • Age of voter 25-2306
  • Arrangements of names on ballots Boards of Education 25-2014
  • Boards, election 25-2801 et seq.
  • Bond elections
  • Boundary lines (See Precincts)
  • Campaign finance law (for USD’s) 25-901 et seq.
  • Certification of offices to be filled, Board of education 25-2017a, 25-2018
  • Certificates of election 25-3110
  • Challenges 25-216, 25-410, 25-1337
  • Change in method of election, Board of education 72-8001 et seq.
  • Clerk, Board of education, duties 25-2017a
  • Consolidation of school districts 72-8701 et seq.
  • Contest of 25-1434 et seq.
  • Dates of elections (See also Elections, definitions)
    • Correlation with other local elections 25-2011
    • General, school districts 25-2502
    • Primary, school districts 25-2502, Deceased persons' names given to county
    • election officer 65-2422
  • Disorganization of unified school district 72-7302, 72-7304, 72-7305
  • Employees, leave allowance to vote 25-418
  • Filing deadline, Board of education 25-2007
  • Filing as a candidate, Board of Education member 25-2007, 25-2020
  • General elections, state, time, officers to be elected, vacancies 25-101
  • Incompatible offices, election to 25-123
  • Leave allowance for employees to vote 25-418
  • Nonpartisan, unified school districts 25-2009
  • Notices
    • Board of education member 25-2017
    • Bond election 72-6761
    • Change in method of election, Boards of education 72-8001 et seq.
  • Oath of office 54-101 et seq.
    • Board of education members 25-2024
  • State board of education candidates 25-1903
  • State board of education election act (See also State board of education) 25-1901 et seq.
  • State officers 25-101a, 25-4001 et seq.
  • Terms of office, commencement of, Board of education 25-2023
  • Vacancies Boards of education 25-2022, 25-2022a, 25-2022b
  • Voting, leave for 25-418
  • Voting machines 25-1307 et seq.
  • Voting places, designation and requirements 25-2701 to 25-2703, 25-2710
  • Voting plans Unified school districts 72-8001 to 72-8008

Elementary school guidance programs 72-9301, 72-9302
Elementary schools, required courses 72-1101
Eminent domain (Condemnation of land)

Employee assistance programs 72-5398
Employee benefits contribution fund 12-16,102
Employee evaluations 72-9001 et seq.
Employee health certification 72-5213
Employee relations board, president 75-4322 (h)
Employees, criminal history checks 72-8202f
Employees, leave allowance to vote 25-418
Employees, payment of salaries 44,314, 74-4940
Employees, retention bonus 12,105b, 72-8246
Employees, right to organize and negotiate (See Professional negotiation act)
Employees, social security 40-2305 (a)
Employees, state schools for blind for deaf 76-11a03 to 76-11a15
Employment discrimination 44-1013
Employment following retirement See pamphlet issued by K.P.E.R.S.
Employment incentives 12,105b, 72-8246
Energy, leases 75-37,125
Enrollment, annual certification of 72-6419
Entrance to public schools, age of 72-1107
Equalization act (See School district finance)
Equipment of vehicles 8-1729 et seq.
Ethics, conflict of interest 75-4301a to 75-4306
Evaluation, self, district-wide 72-1114 to 72-1116
Evaluations, teachers, other employees 72-9001 et seq.
Exceeding bond debt limit 75-2319
Exceeding budget limitations 72-6432, 79-2935
Exceptional children, special instruction (See also Special Education) 72-961 et seq.

  • Advisory council for special education 72-964
  • Cooperative agreements 72-968, 72-8230
  • Determination of exceptionality 72-972
  • Definitions 72-962
  • Due process hearing 72-972 to 72-974
  • Enrollment, mandatory 72-977
  • Hearings 72-972
  • Mandatory services 72-933
  • Parent or guardian's duties 72-977
  • Reimbursement 72-978
  • School records
    • Transfer of; when change of placement placement 38-1513b
    • Transfer of; when child changes schools 72-997
  • Special education fund 72-6420
  • Special teachers (including paraprofessionals) 72-962
  • State advisory council for special education 72-964
  • State Board to adopt State Plan 72-963
  • State Board, administration of special education act 72-963
  • State reimbursement 72-978
  • Transportation 72-967

Excess indebtedness unlawful, Taxing bodies 79-2935
Excess levy, duty of county clerk 79-1965
Excessive vacancies, school board 25-2022b
Exclusive representative (See Professional negotiation act)   
Executive sessions (open meetings law) 75-4317 to 72-6760 
Expenditures over $10,000, sealed bids required 75-4320
Expulsion and suspension of students 72-8901 et seq.
Extraordinary programs authorized 72-8238
Eye protective devices, required 72-5207
Eye testing program 72-5204 to 72-5206


Facilities, school (See School buildings)
Facsimile, signatures, coupons, bonds 10-105,10-803, 75-4001 to 75-4007
Federal employees in Kansas as voters 25-3402
Federal enclaves, elections 25-3401, 25-3403
Federal funds

  • Accounting procedures, vocational education 72-4424 (b)
  • Application by school board 72-6201

Federal taxes, withholding from earnings of state and municipal employees 75-3038

  • Duties of governing bodies 75-3042

Fees 72-5389 et seq.

Filing audit reports 75-1124
Filing, elections (See Elections)
Financial statement to state auditor, bonds 10-110
Fire arms, possession of in or on school property 21-4204, 21-6301
Fire drills 31-133
Fire exits 31-133 (3)
Fire inspection, annual 31-144
Fire insurance 72-8402
Fire marshal, state, orders and recommendations Procedure for closing school 31-144
Fire safety and prevention 31-144, 31-150, 31-150a
First grade, age of entrance 72-1107
Fiscal agent, bonds 10-501 et seq.
Fiscal procedure, uniform 75-1120
Fiscal year, school districts 72-8204
Flag and patriotic emblems


  • Sanitary rules and regulations 65-626

Food service programs, generally 72-5112 et seq.

Fort Leavenworth military reservation school district

Fraternities, secret, prohibited in high schools 72-5311
Free textbooks 72-4107, 72-4107a
Fringe benefit deductions 72-8414, 72-8415, 72-8601 to 72-8603
Fund defined, budget law 79-2925


Garnishment of wages and salaries 60-714 et seq.
Gas leases by school districts 55-211, 55-211a
General fund 72-6409
General obligation bonds (See also Bonds) 72-6761
General Pulaski's memorial day 75-115a
Gift or bequest (unified school districts) 72-8210, 72-8212
Gifted children (See Special education)
Gifts to libraries, acceptance 12-1252, 12-1253
"Goggle Law" (eye protective devices) 72-5207
Good Samaritan Act 65-2891
Goodland, Kansas area-vocational school 76-6a13
Goodnow home, historical landmark 76-2034, 76-2035
Government records preservation act 45-401 et seq.
Governmental ethics (See Ethics)
Grades K through 12, every unified district 72-8212
Graduates, high school, admission to state universities 72-116, 76-717
Grants, tuition (for private institutions) 72-6107 to 72-6112
Grants-in-aid, approval or rejection 39-1008
Grants-in-aid, rehabilitation of handicapped adults 39-1205
Group insurance (See also Insurance) 72-8414, 72-8415
Group life insurance (See also Insurance) 40-433
Guidance programs, elementary school 72-9301, 72-9302
Guide dogs, use of 39-1102, 39-1103
Gun-free schools act 72-89a01 et seq.
Guns on school property, prohibited 21-4204


Handicapped children, coordinating council for 74-6301

  • (See also Special education)
  • Day care programs 39-1001 et seq.

Handicapped persons (See also Physically disabled persons) 39-1101 to 39-1106


Health and accident insurance 72-8414 to 72-8416
Health care benefits, group, for retirants 12-5040
Hearing testing for students 72-1204 to 72-1207
Hearings, budget 9-2927, 79-2929, 79-2933
Hearings, exceptional children 72-972 to 72-975

Higher education student loan guarantee act 72-7401 to 72-7405
High school activities association 72-130 to 72-134
Historical landmark, Goodnow home 76-2034, 76-2035
Historical museums, community 12-1681 et seq.

Homeless children, attendance in school 72-1046
Human rights (see also Discrimination) 44-1001 et seq.
Human rights commission 44-1001 et seq.


Identity, proof of 72-53,106
Idle funds, investment of 9-701 (i)(2), 10-131, 12-110b, 12-1675, 12-1677, 12-1678, 17-5002
Immunization of school children 72-5208 to 72-5211a
Incarcerated kids, no duty to educate unless disabled 72-53,109
Inclement weather 72-1106, 72-1106c
Incompatible offices, election to 25-123
Income tax, federal, withholding 75-3038, 75-3042
Income tax, state, withholding 79-3294 to 79-3296
Increase taxes by election (local option budget) 72-6433
Indebtedness, excess, unlawful, (budget law) 79-2935
Indebtedness in excess of funds, unlawful (cash -basis law) 10-1113
Indebtedness, municipalities 10-1114 to 10-1119

Indemnifying bonds 10-704
Indian, American, day 75-115c
Information search service, computerized 72-7527
Inservice education 72-9601 et seq.
Inspection of schools, health 65-202
Installment payments 10-130, 10-429, 10-1116b
Instruction permits, driving 8-239
Instruction, units of, 30 required (U.S.D.’s) 72-8212
Insufficient budget, effect on continuing contracts 72-5412
Insurance, generally 72-8401 et seq.


Interlibrary cooperation 75-2575 et seq.
Interlocal cooperation 12-2901 et seq., 72-8230

Investment of idle funds 9-701 (i), 10-131, 12-110b, 12-1675, 12-1677, 17-5002

  • Savings and loan associations 17-5002

Investment of proceeds, bonds 10-131
Investment, certain

  • Exception to budget law 12-1672
  • Exception to cash-basis law 12-1671
  • Inapplicability to certain moneys 12-1676
  • Political or taxing subdivisions 12-1678a

Isolation, quarantine 65-119
Itemized statement from county treasurer 19-508b


Jailed students 72-53,109
Job corps center students 72-8187
Job training partnership act (See also Vocational Education) 72-4427
Johnson County, final unification 72-8123 et seq.

  • Board of education
  • Disorganization of districts

Judgment, tax levy to pay 72-8209
Judgments, periodic payments 75-6112
Judgments, refunding bonds for 10-427
Jury service 43-155 to 43-159
Juvenile detention facilities, money for pupils in 72-8187

Juvenile justice 72-8187
Juvenile justice, definitions 38-1602
Juveniles in correctional facilities, notice to school district upon release 38-1673
Juveniles in jail, no duty to educate unless disabled 72-53,109


Kansas act against discrimination 44-1001 et seq.
Kansas arts commission 74-5202 to 74-5205
Kansas association of school boards, dues paid from general fund 72-5326
Kansas challenge to secondary school pupils 72-11a01 et seq.
Kansas education building fund 76-6b02
Kansas flag 73-701 et seq.
Kansas history, required for graduation 72-1117
“Kansas March” 73-801
Kansas open meetings law 75-4317 et seq.
Kansas open records act 45-215 et seq.
Kansas proprietary school act (See also Proprietary schools) 72-4916 et seq.
K.P.E.R.S. , see Kansas Public Employees Retirement System
Kansas Public Employees Retirement System See pamphlet issued by K.P.E.R.S
Kansas state animal 73-1401
Kansas state bird 73-901
Kansas state high school activities association 72-130 to 72-134
Kansas state library and library services

Kansas state march 73-801
Kansas state school for the blind 76-1101 et seq.

Kansas state school for the deaf 76-1001 et seq.

Kansas state tree 73-1001
Kansas tort claims act 75-6101 et seq.
Kansas white cane law 39-1101 to 39-1106
Kindergarten 72-1107, 72-8212


Labor, child 38-601 to 38-612
Labor and material bond (Public works) 60-1111
Land, transfers of 72-7108
Language, English, use in instruction 72-1101
Law enforcement powers, school security officers 72-8222
Learning Quest savings program 75-640 et seq.

Leases, oil and gas, school grounds 55-211
Leasing of property 72-8225
Leavenworth (See Fort Leavenworth)
Leave allowance to vote 25-418
Leave of absence, KPERS See pamphlet issued by K.P.E.R.S.
Legal counsel, boards of education 72-8205
Legal designation of unified school districts 72-8201, 72-8202
Legal holidays 35-107, 38-108

Legal notices

Levies (See Tax levies)

  • Increase, State Board of Tax Appeals 79-1964a
  • Judgments 72-8209
  • Library, first class city, unified district 72-1623a
  • Tax, two mill, vocational education 72-4424a

Liability for damages (See Kansas Tort Claims Act)
Liability insurance, motor vehicles, school districts 72-8404
Libraries (See also Kansas state library)

Licensed practical nurses 65-1113, 65-1124
License restrictions, bus drivers 8-237 to 8-238

  • Certificates of approval, proprietary schools 72-4924 et seq.
  • Chauffeurs' 8-238
  • Driver training instructor 8-277
  • Driver training schools, commercial 8-273 et seq.
  • Drivers' 8-234a et seq.

Life insurance, group 72-8414, 72-8415
Liquor in public places, forbidden 41-719

Lobbyists and lobbying 72-53,108
Local ad valorem tax reduction fund 79-2959 et seq.
Local option budget 72-6433

Lump sum payments, teachers 74-4940
Lunch program 72-5112 et seq.


Maps of school districts by county clerk or assessor 79-1429
Mathematics and science teacher service scholarship program 74-32,186 et seq.
Meadowlark, state bird 73-901
Meals for aged 39-711a
Medical insurance 72-8404
Meetings of taxpayers, budget law 79-2929
Meetings (Open meetings law) 75-4317 et seq.

Meetings, board of education, regular and special 72-8205
Member district method, board of education 72-8009
Memorial parks and fields 13-1356

  • Lease to board of education 13-1357

Mentally retarded (See Exceptional children and Special education)
Mentor teacher grant program 72-1412 et seq.
Microfilming records 72-5371 to 72-5373
Mileage and transportation of students 72-8301 et seq.
Military memorial parks and fields 13-1356

  • Lease to board of education 13-1357

Military recruiters, access to students 72-5399
Military reservations, schools on 72-5333a to 72-5333e

Military service, temporary absence of public officials, employees, relief 73-213 to 73-219
Minimum competency assessment reporting 72-8231
Minimum competency testing 72-9401 et seq.
Minimum wage-maximum hours law 44-1201 et seq.
"Minor," defined 38-101
Misuse of public funds 21-3910
Modification of bond debt limitation 75-2315 et seq.
Money, deposit of public 9-701, 9-1401 et seq.
Money, unexpended 72-7062, 79-2958
Mother's day, flag displayed 75-115
Motor vehicle liability insurance, school district 72-8404
Motor vehicles

Multi-county districts, transfer of funds 72-8204b
Municipal accounting board

Municipal bonds (See Bonds)
Municipal university, Washburn 72-6501 to 72-6509


Musical instruments 72-5389 et seq.


National Board Certification Program 72-1398
Natural disaster, enrollment 72-6447
Neglected or dependent child 38-1501 et seq.

Negligence (See Kansas Tort Claims Act) 75-6101 et seq.
Negotiations (See Professional negotiation act)
Neighborhood revitalization act 12-17,114  et seq.
Newspapers, notices (See also Notices)

Newspaper, student 72-1504 et seq.
Nine-month school employees, calculation of pay 75-5509
No-fund warrants (See also Warrants) 10-807, 72-7208, 79-2005

Nominations (See Elections)
Noncertificated personnel 72-962, 72-1106
Nonpublic schools

Nonrenewal, administrators 72-5410 to 72-5412, 72-5451 to 72-5455
Nonrenewal, teachers 72-5410 to 72-5412, 72-5436 to 72-5446
Nonresident pupils; attendance in school; provision of transportation authorized 72-1046b
Nonresident students

Notes, temporary (See Temporary notes)
Notice of dangerous student (School Safety and Security Act) 72-89b01 et seq.
Notice of nonrenewal by board or teacher or administrator 72-5411, 72-5437, 72-5452
Notices (See also Elections)


Nutrition and health education guidelines adopted by state board 75-5128


Oath of member, board of education 25-2023
Oath of office, public officers and employees 75-4308 to 75-4314
Oaths and affirmations 54-101 et seq.
Observance of holidays, programs for patriotic exercises 72-5308
Officers and employees filing for public office 25-2110
Official bonds, surety 78-111
Oil and gas, drilling, school grounds 55-211
Old age and survivors insurance for public employees 40-2301 et seq.
On-line bidding to buy property 72-6760
Open meetings law 75-4317 et seq.
Open records act 45-215 et seq.
Operating expenses (See School District Equalization Act)
Ouster when audit discloses grounds 75-1126
Out-of-state attendance 72-6757
Out-of-state tuition, vocational education 72-4422
Overpayment, unified school district 72-6418


Paraprofessionals (special education) 72-962
Parent education programs 72-3603 et seq.
Parent-teacher conferences, as part of 72-1106
school term Parking fees on school grounds 72-9101, 72-9104
Parochial schools Accreditation 72-7513

Patriotic exercises, observing certain legal holidays 72-5308
Patriotism (curriculum) 72-1103
Payment, bonds 10-103,10-603
Payment, no-fund warrants 10-807
Payment of claims, procedure for 12-105a, 12-105b
Payment of salaries, when unlawful 10-1113, 72-1390
Payment of bonds, disorganized district 72-67,106, 72-7302 (c), 72-7302, 72-7305, 72-8707
Payments to school districts, county treasurer 12-1678a

Payments required to be paid in June; insufficient revenues to pay 72-8251
Payroll deductions, generally 72-8601 et seq.

Pensions (See Retirement)
"Periods of silence," permitted at opening of every school day 72-5308a
Personal financial literacy programs; development and implementation 72-7535
Personal property, Lease of 72-8225

Personnel, certificate of health 72-5213


Petty cash fund 72-8208
Physical examinations of school personnel 72-5213
Physical examinations of students 72-5214
Physically disabled persons


Playgrounds (See Public recreation)
Pledge of allegiance to flag 72-5308
Political or taxing subdivisions, investments 12-1675, 12-1678a
Polls, time of opening and closing 25-2111
Postsecondary savings program 75-640 et seq.
Practice of nursing, definition 65-1113, 65-1114, 65-1124
Practices commission (See Professional practices commission)
Prayer, silent permitted 72-5308a
Precinct (See also Elections)

Prepayment of salaries or wages, limitations 75-5520
Preschool programs authorized 72-67,115
Presentation of claims against municipality 12-105b
Presentment of claims not incurred, public officials 75-3202
President of board of education 72-8202a

Primary elections (See Elections)


Prior service credit, KPERS See pamphlet issued by K.P.E.R.S
Prisoner of war dependents, tuition waived 73-1216, 73-1217
Privacy, right to, generally 72-6214

  • Access to students by career counselors 72-5399

Private school pupils

Private schools (accredited)

Probationary period, tenure (Due process) 72-5445
Professional negotiation act 72-5413 to 72-5425

  • Administrative employees exempt 72-5413, 74-5431
  • Agreements become part of teachers' contracts 72-5423
  • Agreements between boards and representatives 72-5421to 72-5424
  • Arbitration authorized 72-5424
  • Board's duties unchanged except for negotiation 72-5423
  • Costs 72-5429
  • Decision of state department of human resources on appropriate local unit 72-5420
  • Definitions 72-5413
  • Employees' right to organize and negotiate 72-5414
  • Exceptions of board to recognition request 72-5416
  • Exclusive representative designated 72-5415
  • Fact-finding board,
  • Federal mediation and conciliation service 72-5427
  • Final action by board 72-5428, 72-5428a
  • Impasse 72-5426
  • Investigations by state department of human resources 72-5417to 72-5420
  • Mediation 72-5427
  • Petition for investigation to state department of human resources 72-5417
  • Prohibited practices 72-5430
  • Recognition of employees’ organizations 72-5416
  • Request for recognition to the board 72-5416
  • Secret ballot election by state department of human resources 72-5419
  • Strikes prohibited 72-5423
  • Unilateral contracts 72-5428a
  • Unit, local, defined 72-5420
  • Written notices to negotiate 72-5423

Professional nurse, definition 65-1113
Professional practices act (See also Professional practices commission) 72-2308 eq.
Professional standards advisory board

Professional practices commission Appointment of members 72-2311

Profile of school district; contents; notice of availability 72-8204d

  • Alcohol and drug abuse programs for pupils 72-53,105
  • Employee assistance programs 72-5398

Prompt payment of claims act 75-6401 et seq.
Proof of identity 72-53,106

Property valuation, extension of deadline 79-1404 (17)
Property tax exemption 79-210
Proprietary schools


Public accountants, licensing of 75-1119
Public budget hearings 79-2929
Public building commissions, offices for school districts 12-1757 to 12-1766
Public employees' insurance, old age and survivors 40-2301 et seq.

Public employee organizations (meet and confer- employment conditions) 75-4321 et seq.

Public employee relations board (P.E.R.B.) 75-4327 et seq.

Public funds (See Public moneys) 75-4201
Public health

  • Communicable diseases 65-118, 65-119
    • Isolation and quarantine 65-128
    • Schools, nonadmissions and exclusions 65-122
  • County health funds 65-204
  • County health officers 65-202
  • Garbage and trash disposal 65-204
  • Secretary of health and environment, health supervision 65-101

Public information (Open records act) 45-215 et seq.
Public library (See also Libraries) 12-1215 et seq., 72-8115
Public meetings, open 75-4317 to 75-4322
Public moneys, definitions 9-701

Public officers and employees,

Public officials

  • Open meetings law 75-4317 et seq.
  • Recall of local 25-4301 et seq.
  • Uniform facsimile of signatures act 75-4001 et seq.

Public records

Public recreation and playgrounds 12-1922 et seq.

Public use of schoolhouse 72-8212
Public television commission 75-4901 et seq.
Public works bond 60-1111
Publication; legal, in newspapers 64-101 et seq.
Publication of salary of superintendent, cities of first class 72-1623
Publicly-owned motor vehicles (See Motor vehicles)

Purchase of benefits and credits, KPERS See pamphlet issued by K.P.E.R.S.
Purchase of products from blind 75-3317 to 75-3322
Purchase orders, cancelable 10-1113


Qualification of voters 25-409, 25-410
Qualified admission to state universities 72-116, 76-717
Quality performance accreditation 72-6439
Quarantine 65-119
Quarterly statement, county treasurer 19-520


Race discrimination 44-1001 et seq.
Railroad crossings, motor vehicles 8-1552, 8-1553
Recall of locally elected officials 25-4301 to 25-4304, 25-4318
Recitals, bonds 10-112
Recognition request, exceptions of board, negotiation act 72-5416

Records of clerk and treasurer, cash-basis law 10-1117 to 10-1118
Recreation systems, generally 12-1922 et seq.

Redemption of municipal bonds and coupons 10-130, 10-607
Redemption of no-fund warrants 10-808
Redevelopment of central business districts 12-1770 et seq.
Refunding bonds (See also Bonds) 10-116a, 10-118a
Regents, state board of (See also State Board of Regents)

Regional libraries 12-1231 et seq.
Regional system of cooperating libraries (See also Libraries) 75-2547 et seq.
Registered nurses 65-1115
Registration of bonds 10-107, 10-601, 10-604, 10-606, 10-607
Registration of motor vehicles 8-128, 8-143
Registration of no-fund warrants 10-807, 79-2940
Registration of representatives, proprietary schools 72-4931, 72-4932
Registration of school buses, not required 8-128
Registration to vote 25-2301 et seq.

Religious beliefs

  • Basis for objection to immunization 72-5209 (b)
  • Children not required to participate in activities contrary to 72-1111
  • Compulsory school attendance, right of persons to attend private, denominational or parochial school 72-1111

Religious doctrines, forbidden to be taught 72-1628
Rental textbook plans 72-4141
Report of pupil performance 72-8231
Reporting abuse or neglect of child 38-1522
Reporting communicable diseases 65-118
Reporting criminal acts required 72-89b02

  • (School Safety and Security Act)

Required subjects 72-1101, 72-1103, 72-1117

  • Board of education
    • Member to reside in member district 72-8009
    • Voting plans, change of method of election 72-8003
    • Out-of-state and foreign 72-4422
  • Defined 77-201
  • School (K-12) 72-1046
  • Vocational education, six months' waiting period 72-4417a

Retirement See pamphlet issued by K.P.E.R.S.
Retention bonuses 72-8246
Revenue bonds 76-6a13, 76-6a15, 76-6a17

Reverse auctioning 72-6760
Rewards, authority to offer, regarding criminal acts 12-1672a
Right of privacy act 72-6214


Sabbatical leaves

  • Professional negotiations 72-5413 et seq.

Safety, eye protective devices 72-5207
Safety fund, driver training course 8-272

Sale of school property 72-8212
Sales, use, and guest tax returns to city upon request 12-1780d
Sales tax 79-3603, 79-3604

Savings annuities

Savings program, postsecondary 75-640 et seq.
Scholarships 72-6810 to 72-6815

School activity funds 72-8208a
School administration professional standards advisory board 72-8502
School annuity, retirement system 72-5501 (g), 72-5512
School attendance, compulsory 72-1111, 72-1113
School attendance review board 72-8239 - 72-8243
School board (See Board of education)
School bonds (See also Bonds) 72-6761

School books (See Textbooks)
School budget (See Budget)
School buildings

School buses 72-7531, 72-8212

School census (optional) 72-1110

School day defined 72-1106
School district finance, generally 72-6405 et seq.

School districts (See also Board of education)

School elections (See Bond elections)
School employee, defined, retirement system 72-5501 (d)

  • K.P.E.R.S See pamphlet issued by K.P.E.R.S.

School enrollment, annual certification of 72-6419
School equalization act (See School district finance)
School employee evaluations 72-9001 et seq.
School employee health certification 72-5213
School for the blind (See Kansas State School for the Blind)
School for the deaf (See Kansas State School for the Deaf)
School grounds, traffic and parking 72-9101 et seq.

School guidance programs, elementary 72-9301, 72-9302
School lands 72-2101 et seq.

School libraries, unified school districts 72-8115
School lunch program (See Food service program)
School month, defined 72-1106
School nurse

School officers and employees (See also Board of education) 72-8202a to 72-8202e

School personnel, appointment of 72-8202e
School property

School records, destruction of 72-5369 to 72-5373

School residence (K-12) 72-1046
School safety and security act 72-89b01 et seq.
School security officer 72-8222
School records (See Records)
School service, defined, retirement system 72-5501
School sites and improvements, elections on 72-6761
School supplies and equipment, cancelable purchase orders 10-1113
School taxes

School term, defined 72-1106
School year, defined 72-6408
Schoolhouse, public use of 72-8212
Schools, provisions for closing facilities 72-8213
Schools (See Board of education, School districts, and Unified school districts)

  • Admission to state universities and colleges 72-116
  • Adult education 72-4517 et seq.
  • Alcoholic liquor in public places forbidden 41-719
  • Alternative schools 72-9201
  • Bids, sealed, when required 72-6760
  • Cash-basis law, exceptions to 10-1113
  • Census 72-1110, 72-5333d
  • Communicable diseases, nonadmissions and exclusions, readmissions 65-122
  • Compulsory attendance 72-1111, 72-1113
  • Consolidation of districts 72-8701 et seq.
  • Continuing contract law 72-5410 to 72-5412
  • Contracts, written, required, when 72-6760
  • County clerk, duties (See County clerk)
  • Deductions from compensation 72-8601 to 72-8603
  • Disorganization of districts 72-7301 to 72-7307
  • Exceptional children programs (See also Special education) 72-961 et seq.
  • Group insurance (See also Insurance) 72-8414
  • Hearing testing 72-1204 to 72-1207
  • Holiday observances (see also Legal public holidays) 72-5308
  • Kansas State High School Activities Association 72-130 to 72-134
  • Leasing of property 72-8225
  • Nurses, unlawful acts, exceptions 65-1114, 65-1124
  • Paraprofessionals 72-962
  • Parent-teacher conferences, part of school day 72-1106
  • Patriotic exercises 72-5308
  • Petty cash fund 72-8208
  • Physically disabled, employment of 39-1105
  • Pledge of allegiance required 72-5308
  • Purchase of books, buses, equipment as exceptions to cash-basis law 10-1113
  • Records, destruction authorized, when 72-5369
  • Retirement system and K.P.E.R (See pamphlet issued by K.P.E.R.S.)
  • Sale of property 72-8212
  • School day, year, defined 72-1106
  • Security officers, school districts 72-8222
  • Sites, authority of school board to select 72-6761
  • Student teaching 72-1392
  • Summer programs; authority to establish, operate and maintain 72-8237
  • Surety bonds for officials 78-111
  • Teacher aides 72-1106
  • Teachers’ certificates 72-1381 to 72-1390
  • Tenure of instructors, due process 72-5436 to 72-5445
  • Textbooks 72-4107
  • Transfer of territory 72-7108

Sealed bids, required when (See also Bids) 72-6760
Secret ballot by board prohibited 75-4317
Secret ballot election, professional negotiation act 72-5419
Secret fraternities prohibited in high schools 72-5311
Sectarian doctrine prohibited 72-1628
Securities, deposit of 9-1405

  • Exemption from liability 9-1406

Security for deposit of public moneys (See also Investment of idle funds) 9-1402

Security officers, schools 72-8222
Selling buildings, unified school districts 72-8212
Semimonthly compensation authorized 75-4315
Service credit, K.P.E.R.S See pamphlet issued by K.P.E.R.S.
Shortages in revenue, when, no-fund warrants 79-2938
Sickle cell anemia 65-1,105
Signatures, uniform facsimile of 75-4001
Sinking fund 10-113, 10-118, 10-118a

Site councils 72-6439
Sites, bonds for, board of education 72-6761

Smoking in school building prohibited 21-4009, 72-53,107
Special assessments, bonds 10-103
Special assessments, city improvements 10-114,10-115
Special assessments, installment basis, interest 12-6a10
Special bond projects in cities; approval by secretary of commerce; restrictions 12-1780b
Special bond project; project plan, contents; resolution adopting plan; public hearing; construction time schedule 12-1780c
Special education for exceptional children act (See also Exceptional children) 72-961 et seq.

Special liability expense funds; uses of money 72-8248
Special meetings, unified school district 72-8205
Special reserve fund; uses of money 72-8249
Special teachers, exceptional children 72-962
Standards board (See Professional standards advisory board)
State aid (See also School district finance)

State aid payments, delayed 72-8251
State banner 73-703, 73-704
State board of education Kansas Constitution, Article 6, 72-7501 et seq.

  • Abolition of office of state superintendent 72-7505
  • Accreditation of schools 72-7513
  • Administration of education laws 72-7513
  • Approval of territory transfer 72-7108
  • Approval to exceed bond limitation 75-2315 et seq.
  • Approve change in voting plan, board of education elections 72-8006
  • Approve contracts and curriculum for special education 72-967
  • Approve $20,000 in bonds without an election 72-6761
  • Attorney 72-7512
  • Bilingual programs, approval 72-1101
  • Board member defined 72-7502
  • Board member districts 72-7502
  • Board member position defined 72-7502
  • Boundaries, school districts, certification of 72-7109
  • Candidates for 25-1903
  • Commissioner of education 72-7601 et seq.
  • Composition 72-7503
  • Consolidation agreements, approval of 72-8703
  • Order establishing district 72-8705
  • Defined 72-7502
  • Disorganization of school districts 72-7301 et seq.
  • Election of 72-7503
  • Vacancies 72-7503, 72-7504
  • Election of officers 72-7508
  • Federal fund applications 72-6203
  • Filling vacancies 25-3903, 72-7504
  • Hearing officers 72-7519, 72-7520
  • Kansas state school for the deaf (See Kansas state school for the deaf)
  • Kansas state school for the Blind (See Kansas state school for the Blind)
  • Meetings 72-7506, 72-7507
  • Member districts 72-7503
  • Member position 72-7503
  • Members, defined 72-7502
  • Minutes of meetings 72-7508
  • Officers, election 72-7508
  • Official actions, record vote 72-7509
  • Official certifications 72-7510
  • Official school district boundaries, certification of 72-7109
  • Old board abolished, continuity of contracts 72-124a
  • Position numbers 72-7503
  • Powers and duties 72-7503, 72-7513
  • Residence qualifications 72-7503
  • Retirement system See pamphlet issued by K.P.E.R.S.
  • State department of education 72-7701 et seq.
  • Suspension of teaching certificates 72-1383, 72-5412
  • Transfer of territory 72-7108
  • Vacancies 25-3903
    • Filled by appointment, when 72-7504
  • Vocational education, powers and duties 72-4408 et seq.

State board of regents Degree conferring institutions 72-3249 et seq.

State board of tax appeals (See also No-fund warrants)

State department of education 72-7601 et seq.
State fire marshal

  • Closing or repair of buildings 31-144

State flag 73-701, 73-702
State high school activities association, Kansas 72-130 to 72-134
State librarian 75-2535
State reimbursement, exceptional children 72-978
State driver safety fund 8-267, 8-272
State scholarship fund (See Scholarships)
State tax levies for buildings 76-6b02
State treasurer Custodian of federal funds 72-6203

State universities and colleges, admission to 72-116
Statements of substantial interests 75-4302
Strikes, unauthorized, professional negotiation act 72-5423
Student achievement, annual report on 72-8231
Student attendance, compulsory 72-977, 72-1111, 72-1113
Student fees 72-5389, 72-5390

Student health assessments 72-5214
Student loans, higher education student loan guarantee act, generally 72-7401 to 72-7405
Student, out-of-district and out-of-state (USDs) 72-6757
Student publications 72-1504 et seq.
Student records, transfer of 72-5386
Student suspension or expulsion for

Student teaching certificates 72-1392
Student transportation, fees for 72-1046a
Students’ dual enrollment in high school and college 72-11a01 et seq.
Students , incarcerated (jailed) not allowed to attend school 72-53,109
Students, transportation and mileage 72-8304
Subjects to be taught in all accredited schools 72-1101 to 72-1103
Substantial interests, statements of 75-4302
Suits against public officers, indemnity or defense 75-6101 et seq.
Summer schools; authority to establish, operate and maintain 72-8237
Summer school programs 72-8237
Superintendent, appointment and duties 72-8202b
Superintendent, authorized to contract for up to $10,000 72-8201
Superintendent, county, abolishment of office 72-7801,72-7802
Supplemental contracts 72-5412a
Surety bonds

  • School officials' premiums paid by district 78-111
  • Treasurer 72-8202d

Surplus bond proceeds, authorized use 72-7062
Surplus federal property, distribution to schools 27-311, 27-313, 27-314
Surrender of bonds 10-427
Survey and inventory of school facilities 72-127 to 72-129
Suspension and expulsion 72-6114 et seq.

Suspension of driving license or privileges 72-6135, 72-6136
Suspension of teaching certificate, contract breach 72-5412


Tax, distribution dates 12-1678a
Tax exempt bonds 79-1407
Tax exempt property 79-201, 79-210
Tax exemptions, authority to grant 79-251
Tax levies 79-2005b

Tax protests 79-2005
Tax rates, limits suspended 79-5040
Tax sheltered annuities 72-8603
Taxation (See also Tax levies, Assessments)

Taxation, change in boundary 72-7103, 79-1807

Taxing bodies, budgets of 79-2925 et seq.
Teacher aides 72-1106
Teacher, defined, continuing contract law 72-5410
Teacher training, colleges accredited for 72-1371, 72-1372, 72-1374
Teacherages, Unified school districts 72-8211

Teachers' certificates 72-1381 to 72-1396

Teacher exchange program 72-53,103
Teacherages 72-8211
Teachers' professional practices act 72-8501 et seq.
Teachers' retirement See pamphlet issued by K.P.E.R.S
Teaching declared profession (Teachers' professional practices act) 72-8501
Teaching, student 72-1392
Technical colleges 72-4468 et seq.
Technical college faculty members transferred from USD; protection of salary and benefits 72-4478
Technical college governing body; powers and duties; plans to replace existing governing board 72-4470a
Television (See Public television commission) 75-4901 et seq.
Temporary licenses, driving 8-239
Temporary notes 72-6761

Tenure of teachers, due process, generally 72-5436 to 72-5445

Termination of contract, written notice (continuing contract law) 72-5411

Termination of employment, KPERS’ rights See pamphlet issued by K.P.E.R.S.
Terms and denominations, bonds 10-103
Terms of office, board member (unified school district) 72-7901

Testing of hearing 72-1204 to 72-1207
Textbooks, generally 72-4107 et seq.

  • Free 72-4107a
  • No-fund warrants to purchase 72-4142
  • Nonpublic schools 72-4159, 72-4160
  • Purchase, exception to cash-basis law 10-1113
  • Purchase, no-fund warrants 72-4142
  • Rental plan 72-4141
  • Rentals not subject to sales tax 79-3606
  • Revolving fund 72-4107
  • Selection by local board 72-8205c
  • Student materials revolving fund; uses of money 72-8250
  • Title in board, property 72-4146
  • Withholding student's records for failure to pay for or return of school property 72-5386

Thirty units of instruction required 72-8212
Time deposits, open accounts 9-701, 12-1675, 12-1676
Title to property, board of education 72-8212
Tornado drill 31-133
Tort claims act 75-6101 et seq.
Traffic and parking on school grounds 72-9101 et seq.
Transfer of territory 72-7101 to 72-7108

Transfer student, return of school property, records withheld, when 72-5386
Transportation (See also Motor vehicles and School buses) 72-8301 et seq.

Truancy 72-1111, 72-1113

  • Designate certified employee to report 72-1113
  • Special education 72-977
  • SRS agreements with county or district attorney; reporting 72-1113

Tuberculin tests required 72-5209

  • Adult education 72-4517 et seq.
  • Attendance out-of-district or out-of- state (USDs) 72-6757
  • Contracts for, within or without state (USDs) 72-6757
  • Vocational education 72-4417 et seq.
  • Waived for prisoner of war dependents 72-1216, 72-1217
  • Waiver for public safety officer dependents 75-4364

Tuition and fees, vocational education 72-4417 et seq.


Unemployment compensation 44-701 et seq.
Unexpended money to general fund 79-2958
Unification (See Consolidation, Disorganization of school districts and Transfer of territory)
Unified district

Unified school districts (See also Board of education and Schools)

Uniform facsimile of signatures 75-4001
Uniform procedure for payment of claims 12-105a, 12-105b
Universities, admission to 72-116, 76-717
Urban redevelopment 12-1770 et seq.



Vehicle, defined (See also Motor vehicles, School buses, and Transportation) 8-1461
Vehicles, equipment 8-1729 et seq.
Vice-president of board, unified school district 72-8202a
Vision testing and safety 72-5204 to 72-5207
Visually handicapped, Kansas State School for 76-1101 seq.
Vocational education 72-4408 et seq.

Vote, employee leave to 25-418
Vote, registration to 25-2301 et seq.
Voter qualifications 25-409, 25-410
Voters, registration 25-2301 et seq.

Voting in former precinct of residence 25-3701 to 25-3706
Voting hours 25-106
Voting machines (See also Elections)

Voting, minimum age 25-2306, 25-2508
Voting places, requirements 25-2701 to 25-2703
Voting plans, school district 72-8003


Wages and salaries, when payable 74-4940
Warrants and checks; signatures on 10-803
Washburn University

White cane law 39-1101 to 39-1106
Withholding federal tax from earnings of state and municipal employees 75-3038
Withholding student's records, when authorized 72-5386
Withholding tax 79-3296
Workmen's compensation 44-501

Written notices to negotiate, professional negotiation act 72-5423
Written notice to terminate contract required 72-5411, 72-3637

Write-in candidates, school elections 25-2021


Youth centers, special education 72-962, 72-970

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