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Originally posted on 20 Pounds Of Headlines:
(AP) – The trial has begun in a lawsuit filed by six suburban school districts over student transfers from the unaccredited Kansas City school district. Blue Springs, Independence, Lee’s Summit, North Kansas City and Raytown districts filed suit late last year over how student transfers from Kansas City will…

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Originally posted on 20 Pounds Of Headlines:
(AP) – An attorney representing the state of Kansas says legislators did the best they could to maintain education funding while faced with a struggling state economy in recent years. Arthur Chalmers is a Wichita attorney hired by the state in the latest school finance litigation. During opening statements…

Originally posted on 20 Pounds Of Headlines:
(AP)-As schools across Kansas head into summer recess, attorneys representing 54 school districts will be heading to Shawnee County courtroom to challenge the way the state funds public education. It is the second time this decade that the Kansas school finance formula has been under judicial scrutiny. The last…

Schools for Fair Funding on Agenda for Turner School Board

Turner School District’s Board of Education will meet Tuesday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m. In addition to routine agenda items – such as approving out-of-state travel for school administrators and soliciting bids for supplying dairy and bread products — board members will consider renewing membership in Schools for Fair Funding, Inc. Turner’s financial support of the organization for the … Continue reading

Judge Sets June Trial Date for Arguments Regarding Student Transfers From KCMO School District

Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Brent Powell has set a June 25 trial date to hear arguments about student transfers from the unaccredited Kansas City, Missouri School District (KCMSD). Last December, five neighboring districts filed a lawsuit asking the court to rule on differences among transfer policies. According to state law, KCMSD — now that … Continue reading

Kansas City, Missouri Board of Education to Meet This Evening

The Kansas City, Missouri School District’s (KCMSD) Board of Education will meet Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 6:30 p.m. According to the agenda, the board will hear a presentation regarding Truman Academy, receive an overview of the preliminary budget for next school year and learn about the district’s new website. Although six other area school districts have sued the Board … Continue reading

Raytown Board of Education to Meet This Evening

Raytown School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, Jan. 9, at 6:30 p.m. According to the school board’s published agenda, they have a full schedule. A highlight of the consent agenda is consideration of a proposal to install new gymnasium lighting in Raytown High School as well as in Raytown and Raytown South middle schools. The … Continue reading

Basehor-Linwood Board of Education to Meet Monday Evening

The Basehor-Linwood School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m. Four action items are on the agenda. The board will be considering a request from the Basehor-Linwood Historical Society, building-level administrative contract renewals as well as other contracts and resignations. In addition, the board will be considering an additional Schools for Fair Funding assessment. … Continue reading

Judge Says Neighboring Districts Must Allow Students to Transfer from KCMO … for Now

When area students return from winter break next week, they may find some new students in their classes, but only if those students’ families can afford to pay tuition. Yesterday, a Clay County circuit court judge ruled that students from the Kansas City, Missouri School District — which loses its accreditation New Years Day — … Continue reading

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