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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

Originally posted on 20 Pounds Of Headlines:
Gov. Sam Brownback hasn’t ruled out having Kansas balance its budget by keeping its sales tax at the same rate rather than letting it drop next year as planned. Brownback acknowledged Wednesday that he is anticipating state revenues will dip temporarily because of massive income tax cuts he signed…

Kansas State Board of Education Hears Details of Governor’s School Finance Proposal

This morning, the Kansas State Board of Education heard details of the school financing formula Gov. Sam Brownback plans to propose to the state legislature when it convenes in January. “Thank you for eliminating some of the original parts of the formula that were so controversial,” Board Member Jana Shaver told Brownback’s policy director, Landon … Continue reading

Missouri Educators Fear Proposed State Sales Tax Would Mean Less Money For Schools

Petitions are circulating in Missouri this fall, and if enough registered voters sign, then the state will place the Missouri Income Tax Initiative — which supporters call the FairTax and opponents call the Everything Tax — on the ballot next November as a proposed constitutional amendment. If the initiative succeeds, then there would be an … Continue reading

Voters Said “Yes” to Zoo, “No” to Schools, But Why?

By now you’ve heard the news. Last week voters in Jackson and Clay counties went to the polls to say “Yes” to a sales tax for the Kansas City Zoo and “No” to a tax levy for the Liberty Public School District. While zoo supporters celebrated their victory, Liberty Superintendent Mike Brewer told supporters he thought … Continue reading


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