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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

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

August School Board Reports — Week 3

The Kansas State Board of Education and thirteen local school boards met last week. Kansas State Board of Education Highlights: Hearing an update on the state’s No Child Left Behind Flexibility Waiver from the federal government Hearing an update on Kansas’ participation in development of the national Next Generation Science Standards Receiving a presentation regarding … Continue reading

August School Board Reports — Week 2

Six local school boards met last week. Kansas Bonner Springs/Edwardsville Highlight: Reviewing proposed budget for the 2012-13 school year Gardner Edgerton Highlights: Receiving an update on projects funded by school bond sales approved by voters Considering revising facility usage policies Reviewing proposed budget for 2012-13 school year Considering approval of City of Gardner excise tax … Continue reading

Piper School Board to Discuss How to Make Room for a Growing Number of Students

The Piper School District’s Board of Education will meet Monday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda, such as overseeing personnel changes and considering a donation of softball bat bags, board members have a full schedule. One agenda item will be discussion of how to make room for a growing number of students. Because of … Continue reading

Platte County R-3 Tax Levy: Voters Said “No.” What’s Next?

Earlier this week, voters turned down the Platte County R-3 school district’s request for an increased tax levy. School administrators said the levy was necessary to pay for expansion to make room for a growing number of students. “We asked the voters a question, and they have given us an answer,” Superintendent Michael Reik said … Continue reading

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