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Lee’s Summit School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, March 28

Lee’s Summit School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, March 28. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of the agenda were: A legislative update; and Proposed revisions to a list of district policies on topics such as “School Board Ballot Issues,” “District-Sponsored Instruction Options” and “Reporting and Investigating Child Abuse/Neglect.” ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed … Continue reading

No School Board Election This Year in the Lee’s Summit School District

Citizens in the Lee’s Summit School District will not be able to vote for Board of Education members this year. Incumbent Phyllis Balagna filed to retain her seat. And newcomer Bob White filed for the seat being vacated by Gene Brixey, who chose not to run for another term. According to Missouri statute, when the number of … Continue reading

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

Lee’s Summit School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, Feb. 14

Lee’s Summit School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Feb. 14. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report from a representative of Missouri’s State Auditor’s office, which has randomly selected the district to be audited this year; An update on the new Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium tests, which will replace … Continue reading

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

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

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

November School Board Meetings — Week 3

The Kansas State Board of Education and 21 local school boards met during the third week of November. Kansas State Board of Education Highlights: Considered adopting an official state definition of the phrase “College and Career ready.” Districts throughout the state are phasing in the new national Common Core Standards, which the state board has … Continue reading

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

September School Board Reports — Week 3

Both state boards of education and eight local school boards met last week. Kansas State Board of Education Highlights: Discussed educational issues state board members might like to recommend to the 2013 state legislature. Considered establishing a joint council with the Kansas Board of Regents that would meet annually to coordinate action on interests that … Continue reading

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