sexual abuse http://kmuw.org en Sedgwick County Jail Increases Efforts To Combat Sexual Assaults http://kmuw.org/post/sedgwick-county-jail-increases-efforts-combat-sexual-assaults <p>Sedgwick County's sheriff says there have been increased efforts to combat sexual assaults in the county jail.</p><p>Sheriff Jeff Easter says the efforts include enhanced training for staff and allowing more ways for inmates to report incidents.</p><p>Easter's comments come about a week after a former sheriff's deputy was charged with unlawful sexual relations involving two inmates.</p><p></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:57:48 +0000 Associated Press 32466 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 01.03.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-010313 <p><em>State Board of Education to hear updates on history, science standards; Kansas Professors present evidence of a solar burst in 775; Another Sedgwick&nbsp;county detention deputy charged with sexual assault.</em></p><p><strong>KS Education Board To Hear Standards Updates</strong></p><p>Next week, The State Board of Education will hear about progress in writing new standards for teaching history, government and social studies in Kansas.</p><p>The board's agenda for its January 9 meeting also includes a status report on a national project to draft new science standards.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:44:41 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 10696 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 01.03.13 Advocacy Group Members Hope For Improvements At Women’s Prison http://kmuw.org/post/advocacy-group-members-hope-improvements-women-s-prison <p></p><p style="padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 16px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 14.545454025268555px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); ">Some advocates hope allegations of misdeeds at a state women’s prison will prompt improvements at the facility.</p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 11:57:43 +0000 Kansas Public Radio 5429 at http://kmuw.org State Officials Refute Topeka Women’s Prison Report http://kmuw.org/post/state-officials-refute-topeka-women-s-prison-report <p></p><p style="padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 16px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(85, 85, 85); line-height: 14.545454025268555px; ">Governor Sam Brownback’s administration is refuting a federal report criticizing management and conduct at a Topeka women’s prison.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 20:30:30 +0000 Stephen Koranda 5430 at http://kmuw.org State Officials Refute Topeka Women’s Prison Report