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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

Blue Springs School District Asking Voters to Approve Millions in Additional School Bond Debt

This Tuesday, voters will decide whether to allow the Blue Springs School District to take on an additional $20 million in school bond debt. According to the district: The Blue Springs School District is adding a $20 Million, No Tax Increase Bond issue onto the Tuesday, April 2, 2013 ballot. The primary focus of the … Continue reading

Election Day 2012

Proposition B: Vote “Yes!”

Those of us who came of age in the hippie era will remember a peace quote: “It will be a great day when our schools get all the money they need and the air force has to hold a bake sale to buy a bomber.” This election cycle in Missouri, we might well paraphrase that … Continue reading

October School Board Reports — Week 4

Eight local school boards met last week. Kansas Gardner-Edgerton Highlight: Supervising projects funded by the sale of $72 million in school bond debt approved by voters earlier this year. Kansas City, Kansas Highlight: Routine responsibilities of governance Shawnee Mission Highlights: Taking advantage of favorable interest rates to save money for the district by refinancing some … Continue reading

Kansas City, Missouri School Board Candidate: Stephen Himes

Campaigns are underway for the Kansas City, Missouri School District Board of Education seat in District 2, and election day will be Tuesday, Nov. 6. The KC Education Enterprise is asking each candidate to respond to a list of questions that may help voters decide how to cast their ballots. Stephen Himes is one two candidates who … Continue reading

Kansas City, Missouri School Board Candidate: Gunnar Hand

Campaigns are underway for the Kansas City, Missouri School District Board of Education seat in District 2, and election day will be Tuesday, Nov. 6. The KC Education Enterprise is asking each candidate to respond to a list of questions that may help voters decide how to cast their ballots. Gunnar Hand is one two candidates who … Continue reading

Neighbor and Roberts Vying to Represent District 2 on Kansas State Board of Education

Kansans trying to decide between two State Board of Education candidates by voting along party lines will encounter some cognitive dissonance. That’s because one candidate — Cindy Neighbor — was a Republican who is now a Democrat. And the other candidate — Steve Roberts — was an Independent who is now a Republican. The two … Continue reading

Platte County Board of Education to Meet Thursday Evening

The Platte County R-3 School District’s Board of Education will meet Thursday, March 15, at 6:30 p.m. In addition to routine items on the agenda such as buying band uniforms and new school buses, board members have a full schedule Thursday evening. One significant item on the agenda is a resolution to cooperate with Platte City in extending utilities to the … Continue reading

Belton Board of Education to Meet This Evening

The Belton School District’s Board of Education will meet Thursday, March 8, at 7 p.m. In addition to routine agenda items, such as paying the bills and being reminded that spring break is next week, board members will hear a bond issue update. On Tuesday, April 3, voters will decide whether to approve Proposition A, the sale of $9.5 million in … Continue reading

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