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Money Trumps All: Reflections On The April School Board Elections

Earlier this month, districts on both sides of the state line in the Kansas City metropolitan area elected slates of school board candidates. At least one of those candidates did not reply to the KC Education Enterprise candidate survey, saying “I have the endorsement of the NEA and the Kansas City Star,” and she thought that was sufficient … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

Olathe School District’s Board of Education met Monday evening, March 25. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of the agenda was unanimous approval of a resolution “authorizing and providing for the calling of a bond election in Unified School District No. 233, Johnson County, Kansas (Olathe) for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors … Continue reading

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

The Kansas City, Kansas School District’s Board of Education met Tuesday evening, March 26. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was considering proposed district policy revisions. According to the agenda: The Board approved the Superintendent’s recommendation to engage the Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) to conduct a comprehensive audit of the policies … Continue reading

Blue Springs Election Results: Voters Approve $20 Million in School Bond Debt

Preliminary results are in from the Jackson County Election Board. Voters in the Blue Springs School District have approved the sale of $20 million in additional school bond debt. ___________________________________________________ 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 Education … 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

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