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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

December School Board Meetings — Week 1

Four local school boards met during the first week of December. Kansas Olathe Highlights: Received an update on projects funded by the sale of school bond debt approved by voters. Some funds will be spent on air filters, asphalt, concrete and installation of carpet and tile. Received an update on plans to allow staff and … Continue reading

Citizen Watchdog Group Reports on KCMO School District’s Dec. 21 Meeting

A citizen watchdog group, Do the Right Thing for Kids, has released its report assessing the performance of the Kansas City, Missouri Board of Education’s performance during its Wednesday, Dec. 21, meeting. You can read the report here: http://tinyurl.com/88u54ol The citizens’ summary of the board’s performance?: “Two Board Watchers for Do the Right Thing for Kids … Continue reading

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