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Raymore-Peculiar School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, Feb. 28

Raymore-Peculiar School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Feb. 28. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was approval of revisions to the district policy governing “Audits.” Board President Kim York cast the sole dissenting vote. According to a meeting update on the district’s website: The board approved changing Policy DIE about Audits. … Continue reading

Hickman Mills School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, Feb. 28

Hickman Mills School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Feb. 28. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A proposed contract with the Missouri School Boards’ Association to audit the district’s policies A report on proposed Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for redevelopment of the Bannister Mall site. According to the agenda: Of … Continue reading

Raytown School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, Feb. 11

Raytown School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, Feb. 11. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: Considered approving an agreement with Glorioso Resources LLC. According to the agenda, the agreement is intended to: … develop a strategic plan to aid the Raytown School District in achieving its goal of securing the … Continue reading

Lee’s Summit School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, Feb. 14

Lee’s Summit School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Feb. 14. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report from a representative of Missouri’s State Auditor’s office, which has randomly selected the district to be audited this year; An update on the new Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium tests, which will replace … Continue reading

Lee’s Summit School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, Jan. 24

Lee’s Summit School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Jan. 24. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report on filing for two open seats on the Board of Education. According to the agenda: Filing for the upcoming April Board Election closed last week with two candidates filing for the … Continue reading

Platte County School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, Jan. 17

Platte County School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Jan. 17. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was uunanimous approval of the district’s annual audit report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012. The auditor identified the following three material weaknesses in the report: The bookkeeper who inputs payroll information … Continue reading

De Soto School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, Jan. 14

De Soto School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, Jan. 14. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report on the local option budget that will be on the general election ballot next April. According to the agenda: As you may recall, the school district will ask voters for authorization … Continue reading

Independence School District Board of Education Meeting — Tuesday, Jan. 8

The Independence School District’s Board of Education met Tuesday evening, Jan. 8. From a policy standpoint, some highlights of their agenda were: Considered approving the district’s annual financial audit report. Considered approving a district regulation.  Heard a legislative update. Received an update on projects funded by school bond debt previously approved by voters. ___________________________________________________ Read … Continue reading

December School Board Meetings — Week 3

Eight local school boards met during the second week of December. Kansas Turner Highlight: Routine responsibilities of governance.  Missouri Center Highlights: Heard an announcement that Tuesday, Dec. 18, was the first day to file to run for a seat on the school board. Filing closes Tuesday, Jan. 15. The election will be next April.  Heard … Continue reading

December School Board Meetings — Week 2

The Kansas State Board of Education and 19 local school boards met during the second week of December. Kansas State Board of Education Highlights: Heard a report about how the state sets academic standards for student standardized tests. Considered allowing student participation in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) to satisfy the state’s physical … Continue reading

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