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Platte County Students Say They’re Still Hungry After Eating School Lunches

Platte 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 A report evaluating the district’s food service program, which included surveys of students and staff. Only about 40 percent of students surveyed agreed with the statement, “Considering the cost of school … Continue reading

No School Board Election This Year in the Platte County School District

Citizens in the Platte County School District will not be able to vote for Board of Education members this year. “We only have two people submit for the two open spots,” said Tina Zubeck, the district’s School-Community Relations Coordinator. Incumbent Adam McGinness filed to retain his seat, and newcomer Gary Brown filed to fill the empty seat … Continue reading

February School Board Meetings — Week 4

Nine local school boards met during the fourth week of February. Click on the hyperlinks for more information about each meeting. Kansas Kansas City Spring Hill Missouri Belton Hickman Mills Kansas City North Kansas City Park Hill Platte County Raymore-Peculiar ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and national sources: … Continue reading

Platte County School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, Feb. 28

Platte School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Feb. 28. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of their agenda were: A report on how salaries in Platte County compare with those in other comparable area districts Voted unanimously to approve a “Forced Ranking Score Sheet Summary” for district administrators to use as a budget development tool. … Continue reading

January School Board Meetings — Week 3 (UPDATED 1/31/2013)

The Kansas State Board of Education and 12 local school boards met during the third week of January. Click on the hyperlinks for more information about each meeting. Kansas State Board of Education Basehor-Linwood Blue Valley — routine responsibilities of governance De Soto Gardner Edgerton – routine responsibilities of governance Lansing Piper Shawnee Mission Missouri Excelsior Springs … Continue reading

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

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

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

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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