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No School Board Election This Year in the Fort Osage School District

Citizens in the Fort Osage School District will not be able to vote for Board of Education members this year. The only candidates who filed were incumbents Sharon Dankenbring and Carol Marcks. According to Missouri statute, when the number of candidates matches the number of vacant positions, their names do not go on the ballot. This law … Continue reading

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

Most Recent Federal Numbers Show Eight Local Districts Employed More Non-Teachers Than Teachers

If you missed our story, New Study: Number of Administrators Grew Faster Than Number of Students in Kansas & Missouri, you can read it HERE. Curious about how the number of teachers in your district compares with the number of administrators and other non-teaching staff? The most recent statistics available were reported by the public schools … 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

Fort Osage School District Board of Education Meeting — Tuesday, Feb. 12

Fort Osage School District’s Board of Education met Tuesday evening, Feb. 12. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A safety and security update; A board election update; and Proposed revisions to district policy governing “Graduation Requirements.” ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and national sources:http://twitter.com/#!/JW_Martinez ___________________________________________________ … 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

January School Board Meetings — Week 2

Eleven local school boards met during the second week of January. Click on the hyperlinks for more information about each meeting. Kansas Bonner Springs/Edwardsville — Routine responsibilities of governance Kansas City, Kansas Olathe Missouri Belton Blue Springs — routine responsibilities of governance Fort Osage Independence Kansas City — routine responsibilities of governance Liberty North Kansas City … Continue reading

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

Fort Osage School District’s Board of Education met Tuesday evening, Jan. 8. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report on projects funded by the sale of school bond debt approved by voters. A report on bond refinancing. A report on school safety in the wake of the shootings at Connecticut’s … 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

Race to the Top District Grants: Five Local Applicants, No Local Finalists

No local districts are among the finalists for the latest round of federal Race to the Top grants. Five districts in the Kansas City metropolitan area were on the applicant list. Three Missouri districts outside the metro area are on the list of 61 finalists announced yesterday by the U.S. Department of Education. No Kansas … Continue reading

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