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October School Board Reports — Week 1

Four local school boards met last week. Kansas Bonner Springs/Edwardsville Highlights: Routine responsibilities of governance Olathe School District Highlights: Heard a report on enrollment (important, because state funding is based on these figures) Heard report on construction projects funded by the sale of school bond debt approved by voters Hired a real estate broker to assist … Continue reading

September School Board Reports — Week 3

Both state boards of education and eight local school boards met last week. Kansas State Board of Education Highlights: Discussed educational issues state board members might like to recommend to the 2013 state legislature. Considered establishing a joint council with the Kansas Board of Regents that would meet annually to coordinate action on interests that … 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 5

Five local school boards met last week. Kansas Shawnee Mission School District Highlights: Approving changes to the district policy governing acceptable use of the computer network and internet access and another governing public gifts and donations to schools. Considering proposed changes to three other policies. One governs school-based child-care administration, and two others govern reports … Continue reading

August School Board Reports — Week 4

Nine local school boards met last week. Kansas Bonner Springs/Edwardsville Highlights: Routine but necessary responsibilities of governance Gardner-Edgerton Highlights: Held a public budget hearing and considered approving a budget for the 2012-13 school year Lee’s Summit Highlights: Hearing an enrollment report from Superintendent David McGehee. Public school funding depends on enrollment, and the final enrollment … Continue reading

August School Board Reports — Week 2

Six local school boards met last week. Kansas Bonner Springs/Edwardsville Highlight: Reviewing proposed budget for the 2012-13 school year Gardner Edgerton Highlights: Receiving an update on projects funded by school bond sales approved by voters Considering revising facility usage policies Reviewing proposed budget for 2012-13 school year Considering approval of City of Gardner excise tax … Continue reading

Enrollment & Energy Top the Agenda for De Soto School Board Meeting This Evening

De Soto School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, June 11, at 6 p.m. In addition to routine agenda items — such as approving the hiring of new employees and accepting a $10 donation to Mill Valley High School — board members have a full schedule. They will be considering hiring two companies to assist the district. One would … Continue reading

Park Hill Board of Education to Meet This Evening

The Park Hill School District’s Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9. Although it appears that Scott Springston has accepted the board’s contract offer and will be Park Hill’s new superintendent, the district has not officially announced his hiring, and it is unclear whether he will be present at tonight’s meeting. In addition to more … Continue reading

Like Growing Kids Need New Shoes, NKC Needs More Classrooms

Students going back to school next fall will find more classroom space at three middle schools in the North Kansas City School District. However, given the fact that their buildings are already crowded and enrollment is continuing to rise, students still won’t exactly have a lot of space to stretch out in. LaTrisha’s going through … Continue reading

Increasing Enrollment In the Metro Area: Where Are All the Children Coming From?

Story after story in the KC Education Enterpriselately has been about districts building and renovating public schools across the metropolitan area. Gardner-Edgerton is buying land for future expansion. Liberty is completing its new high school in three phases. De Soto is unable to complete the third phase of high school renovations as a result of … Continue reading

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