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January School Board Meetings — Week 4

The Missouri State Board of Education and seven local school boards met during the fourth week of January. Click on the hyperlinks for more information about each meeting. Kansas Bonner Springs/Edwardsville – routine responsibilities of governance Kansas City Missouri State Board of Education Kansas City — routine responsibilities of governance Lee’s Summit Liberty — routine responsibilities of … Continue reading

Missouri State Board of Education Meeting — Tuesday, Jan. 22

The Missouri State Board of Education met Tuesday evening, Jan. 22. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: Unanimously voted to amend rule 5 CSR 20-400.280 governing required assessments for professional education certification Unanimously voted to support legislation that would allow schools to treat policies and planning addressing school safety issues as as … Continue reading

North Kansas City School District Board of Education Meeting — Tuesday, Jan. 22

The North Kansas City School District’s Board of Education met Tuesday evening, Jan. 22. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was a five-year financial forecast. Projections for next year compared with this year include: About a 2 percent enrollment increase An increase in property taxes (although this revenue source will still be … Continue reading

Raymore-Peculiar School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, Jan. 24

The Raymore-Peculiar School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Jan. 24. The highlight of their agenda was unanimous approval of proposed changes to 19 district policies governing topics such as “District Wellness Program,” “Staff Health and Safety” and “Visitors to District Property/Events.” ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional … Continue reading

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

Grandview School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Jan. 17. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: Consideration of refinancing existing school bond debt in order to save money for the district on interest payments Discussion of asking voters in next April’s general election to approve additional school bond debt for … 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

Kansas City, Kansas, School District Board of Education Meeting — Tuesday, Jan. 22

The Kansas City, Kansas, School District’s Board of Education met Tuesday evening, Jan. 22. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report on the district’s graduation rate A report on the district’s passing rate A report on Prep-KC, a partnership focused on improving college and career prospects for students in urban … 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

Kansas State Board of Education Meeting — Tuesday, Jan. 15

The Kansas State Board of Education met Tuesday, Jan. 15. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: Swearing in newly elected and re-elected board members Carolyn Wims-Campbell, Kathy Busch, Deena Horst, Jim McNiece and Steve Roberts.  Election of new board officers. A proposal to re-design the state’s Quality Performance Accreditation program by … Continue reading

Hickman Mills School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, Jan. 17

The Hickman Mills School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Jan. 17. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: Issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a lobbyist. Metal detector log sheets and police activity summary reports. ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and national … Continue reading

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