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October School Board Reports — Week 3

The Kansas and Missouri State Boards of Education as well as eight local school boards met last week. Kansas Bonner Springs/Edwardsville Highlight: Routine responsibilities of governance Hickman Mills Highlight: Received metal detector search log summary and police report State Board of Education Highlights: Heard an update on the new Kansas Educator Evaluation Protocol (KEEP), the … Continue reading

October School Board Reports — Week 2

15 local school boards met last week. Kansas Basehor Linwood Highlight: Heard financial audit report for fiscal year that ended last summer Blue Valley Highlight: Received a report on the district’s annual financial audit De Soto Highlights: Considered adopting a district policy governing “Energy Conservation” Heard an enrollment report, which showed an increase of 89 students (which … Continue reading

Spring Hill Board of Education Meeting Tonight

The Spring Hill School District’s Board of Education met Monday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. One action item on the agenda was approval of an updated process for evaluating the performance of district administrators. During the 2012-2013 school year, the district will use aspects of the Kansas Education Evaluation Protocol (KEEP). Spring Hill was one of two metropolitan-area districts … Continue reading

“Teachers are Nervous”: States Are Changing the Way They Evaluate Educators

“Teachers are nervous,” Sandi Jacobs said earlier this week. “They’re hearing a lot of things that are scaring them.” Jacobs, a former educator and current vice president of the National Council on Teacher Quality, was talking about job performance evaluations. As many who have worked in the field for any length of time will tell … Continue reading

Two Local Districts Helping Kansas Test New Way to Evaluate Educators

Two metropolitan area school districts are pilot sites this year for a new educator evaluation program the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) is developing. Administrators in the Spring Hill School District will be piloting the district and building leader evaluation programs, and some educators in the Kansas City, Kansas School District will be piloting … Continue reading

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