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Park Hill School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, March 28

Park Hill School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, March 28. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of the agenda were: A “Demographic Profile” report projecting increasing enrollment resulting in a need for building new schools about eight years from now; A report on development of next year’s budget projecting no change in property tax … Continue reading

North Kansas City School District Board of Education Meeting — Tuesday, March 26

North Kansas City School District’s Board of Education met Tuesday evening, March 26. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of the agenda was discussion of school bond and property tax levy issues. ___________________________________________________ Read our Twitter feed for more education news from local, regional and national sources:http://twitter.com/#!/JW_Martinez ___________________________________________________ The KC Education Enterprise has a new sister site, KC … Continue reading

Liberty School District Board of Education Meeting — Monday, March 25

Liberty School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, March 25. From a policy standpoint, the highlights of the agenda were: Proposed revision of district policy governing “School Board Ballot Issues“ Unanimous approval of the Northland Advanced Career Studies Program “Memorandum of Understanding” and “By-Laws” A stadium committee report proposing a new $8 million stadium at … Continue reading

De Soto Election Results: Voters Approve Property Tax Change, Fill Three School Board Seats

Preliminary results are in from the Johnson County Election Office. De Soto School District voters have approved changes to the Local Option Budget, which is funded by property taxes. In addition, Scott Hancock won Position 4 on the Board of Education, and challenger Rachele M. Zade beat incumbent for position 6. Incumbent Dick Dearwester ran unchallenged … Continue reading

De Soto Voters to Fill Three School Board Seats, Decide on Property Tax Change

Voters in the De Soto School District will have choices to make in the April general election. Candidates are vying for two open seats, in addition to one incumbent who is running unopposed. Also, voters must decide whether to approve a measure allowing the district to change the property tax in support of schools. School … Continue reading

Governor Brownback, Lawmakers Announce Property Tax Reform

This just in from the Kansas governor’s office: Kansas Governor Sam Brownback joined state lawmakers Friday at a news conference in Wichita to announce legislation that will address concerns of rising property taxes.  The Property Tax Transparency Act will require property tax mill levies to be automatically lowered as property valuations go up.  Local units of government … 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

September School Board Reports — Week 2

Seventeen local school boards met last week. Kansas Basehor-Linwood Highlights: Heard a School Resource Officer update Heard an enrollment update (School funding is based on enrollment) Considered proposed changes to district policies Blue Valley Highlights: Approved a name for the 143rd Street campus. It will be known as the Blue Valley Hilltop Campus. Acquisition of … Continue reading

August School Board Reports — Week 5

Five local school boards met last week. Kansas Shawnee Mission School District Highlights: Approving changes to the district policy governing acceptable use of the computer network and internet access and another governing public gifts and donations to schools. Considering proposed changes to three other policies. One governs school-based child-care administration, and two others govern reports … Continue reading

August School Board Reports — Week 4

Nine local school boards met last week. Kansas Bonner Springs/Edwardsville Highlights: Routine but necessary responsibilities of governance Gardner-Edgerton Highlights: Held a public budget hearing and considered approving a budget for the 2012-13 school year Lee’s Summit Highlights: Hearing an enrollment report from Superintendent David McGehee. Public school funding depends on enrollment, and the final enrollment … Continue reading

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