(August 22, 2014) RHONDA HOLMAN There’s no harm in having fresh eyes and minds consider how to make Kansas public schools more efficient. But what seems like the state’s umpteenth effort to do so should put as high a value on schools being more effective...
Buzzwords and catchphrases - what would education be without them. Here are a few examples of those catchy little language snippets currently in vogue: research-based, lifelong learner, brain break, differentiated instruction, scaffolding, standards aligned, brain-based learning...
(August 19, 2014) PETER HANCOCK A spokeswoman for a union that represents teachers in the Wichita school district told a state education panel Tuesday that one way to make Kansas schools more efficient is to stop cutting.
(August 19, 2014) DAVE TRABERT Former state budget director Duane Goossen’s recent blog post entitled “Woe to Education Finance” is yet another example of data being deliberately distorted or falsified for political gain.
In this issue, save the date; KPI will examine the "jobs fund" portion of the larger proposal at WSU's Hughes MetroPlex on Friday, September 19.