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

Platte County School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Jan. 17. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was uunanimous approval of the district’s annual audit report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012. The auditor identified the following three material weaknesses in the report: The bookkeeper who inputs payroll information … Continue reading

Shawnee Mission School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, Jan. 14

Shawnee Mission School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, Jan. 14. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was a proposed revision of the district’s policy governing “Weapons in School.” ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and national sources:http://twitter.com/#!/JW_Martinez ___________________________________________________ Or you can sign up for a … Continue reading

Excelsior Springs School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, Jan. 14

Excelsior Springs School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, Jan. 14. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was a review of district results under the state’s new accountability and accreditation system, the Missouri School Improvement Program (MSIP) 5. ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and … Continue reading

Raytown School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, Jan. 14

Raytown School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, Jan. 14. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: An announcement that two school district and City of Raytown legislative forums are scheduled for dates in March and April. An energy program report showing how much money the district has saved on utility … Continue reading

Piper School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, Jan. 14

Piper School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, Jan. 14. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: An enrollment report, which is important, because state funding is based on district enrollment. A report on what the recent Kansas state court ruling on school finance means for district funding. A proposed resolution … Continue reading

De Soto School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, Jan. 14

De Soto School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, Jan. 14. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report on the local option budget that will be on the general election ballot next April. According to the agenda: As you may recall, the school district will ask voters for authorization … Continue reading

Basehor-Linwood School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, Jan. 14

Members of Basehor-Linwood School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, Jan. 14. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was discussion of the upcoming school board elections. According to Superintendent David Howard’s blog: I’d like to remind everyone that we have our local elections coming up on April 2, 2013. We will have … 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

Park Hill School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, Jan. 10

Park Hill School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Jan. 10. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: Voting unanimously to approve a resolution authorizing refinancing more than $13 million in existing school bond debt in order to save almost a million dollars in interest for the district. Voting unanimously to … Continue reading

Belton School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, Jan. 10

Belton School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Jan. 10. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was consideration of district policy revisions.     ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and national sources:http://twitter.com/#!/JW_Martinez ___________________________________________________ Or you can sign up for a free subscription to the … Continue reading

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