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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

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

Local Districts, Students Will Absorb the Impact If Congress Jumps Off the Fiscal Cliff

If you missed our post earlier this week about how a leap off the fiscal cliff could affect public education in Kansas and Missouri, please click HERE. Earlier this week, the KC Education Enterprise asked all 28 local districts about the impact sequestration would have on their budgets if the U.S. Congress decides to jump off … Continue reading

Unofficial Results: Gunnar Hand Projected to Win KCMO School Board Seat

With almost all precincts reporting, it looks like Gunnar Hand is the newest member of the Kansas City, Missouri School District Board of Education. At 10:23 p.m., unofficial results from the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners showed 14 out of 16 precincts reporting. Hand was leading with 62.13 percent of the vote. Click HERE … Continue reading

Kansas City, Missouri School Board Candidate: Stephen Himes

Campaigns are underway for the Kansas City, Missouri School District Board of Education seat in District 2, and election day will be Tuesday, Nov. 6. The KC Education Enterprise is asking each candidate to respond to a list of questions that may help voters decide how to cast their ballots. Stephen Himes is one two candidates who … Continue reading

Kansas City, Missouri School Board Candidate: Gunnar Hand

Campaigns are underway for the Kansas City, Missouri School District Board of Education seat in District 2, and election day will be Tuesday, Nov. 6. The KC Education Enterprise is asking each candidate to respond to a list of questions that may help voters decide how to cast their ballots. Gunnar Hand is one two candidates who … Continue reading

Split Ruling on KC Schools Transfer Case

Originally posted on 20 Pounds Of Headlines:
A Jackson County Judge has ruled on the Kansas City School District student transfer case. The Mixed ruling is not Likely to affect any school transfers in thus school because it is almost sure to be appealed. The judge ruled the state law permitting students to flee failed districts…

Hurdling Into The Future of Accreditation In Missouri

Close your eyes and visualize yourself as a runner. Not just any runner. A hurdler running around a high school athletic track, gauging the distance to each hurdle, leaping with a lift of the thigh and just barely clearing the obstacle. You know you aren’t the best hurdler on the track, but this race was … Continue reading

2012 Annual Performance Reports for Missouri Public School Districts Released Today

It’s report card day for public school districts in Missouri. Parents and community members wanting to know about the achievement of students in their districts on the annual state assessment tests and other factors such as attendance and graduation rates now have access to that information online. “This is much earlier than we’ve ever released … 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

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