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UPDATED 3/25/13 March School Board Meetings — Week 2

UPDATE 3/25/13 According to the Hickman Mills Board of Education calendar, they were to meet the third week in March. However, according to their agenda, they actually met during the second week. The state boards of education in Missouri and Kansas plus 19 local school boards met during the second week of March. Click on … Continue reading

Blue Valley School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, March 11

Blue Valley School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, March 11. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: Filling a vacant position on the board by appointment. According to the district’s Board Briefs for their March meeting: The Board appointed Stacy Obringer-Varhall to fill the vacant Northwest District Board of Education Position 5 … Continue reading

February School Board Meetings — Week 2

The Kansas State Board of Education and 20 local school boards met during the second week of February. Click on the hyperlinks for more information about each meeting. Kansas State Board of Education Basehor-Linwood Blue Valley De Soto Gardner Edgerton Kansas City Lansing Piper Shawnee Mission Spring Hill Missouri Belton Blue Springs Excelsior Springs Fort … Continue reading

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

Blue Valley School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, Feb. 11. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: Accepting the resignation of board member Steve Klika; and Discussing filling that vacancy. According to the district’s Board Briefs, “the vacant position must be publicized for 15 days before it can be filled.” ___________________________________________________ … Continue reading

January School Board Meetings — Week 3 (UPDATED 1/31/2013)

The Kansas State Board of Education and 12 local school boards met during the third week of January. Click on the hyperlinks for more information about each meeting. Kansas State Board of Education Basehor-Linwood Blue Valley — routine responsibilities of governance De Soto Gardner Edgerton – routine responsibilities of governance Lansing Piper Shawnee Mission Missouri Excelsior Springs … Continue reading

November School Board Meetings — Week 3

The Kansas State Board of Education and 21 local school boards met during the third week of November. Kansas State Board of Education Highlights: Considered adopting an official state definition of the phrase “College and Career ready.” Districts throughout the state are phasing in the new national Common Core Standards, which the state board has … Continue reading

Local Districts, Students Will Absorb the Impact If Congress Jumps Off the Fiscal Cliff

If you missed our post earlier this week about how a leap off the fiscal cliff could affect public education in Kansas and Missouri, please click HERE. Earlier this week, the KC Education Enterprise asked all 28 local districts about the impact sequestration would have on their budgets if the U.S. Congress decides to jump off … Continue reading

October School Board Reports — Week 2

15 local school boards met last week. Kansas Basehor Linwood Highlight: Heard financial audit report for fiscal year that ended last summer Blue Valley Highlight: Received a report on the district’s annual financial audit De Soto Highlights: Considered adopting a district policy governing “Energy Conservation” Heard an enrollment report, which showed an increase of 89 students (which … Continue reading

September School Board Reports — Week 2

Seventeen local school boards met last week. Kansas Basehor-Linwood Highlights: Heard a School Resource Officer update Heard an enrollment update (School funding is based on enrollment) Considered proposed changes to district policies Blue Valley Highlights: Approved a name for the 143rd Street campus. It will be known as the Blue Valley Hilltop Campus. Acquisition of … Continue reading

August School Board Reports — Week 3

The Kansas State Board of Education and thirteen local school boards met last week. Kansas State Board of Education Highlights: Hearing an update on the state’s No Child Left Behind Flexibility Waiver from the federal government Hearing an update on Kansas’ participation in development of the national Next Generation Science Standards Receiving a presentation regarding … Continue reading

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