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  • With no accountability, Gannon plaintiffs prioritize non-Instruction hiring

    With no accountability, Gannon plaintiffs prioritize non-Instruction hiring0

    After suing taxpayers for more than $1 billion on the premise that funding wasn’t adequate to educate students, the four plaintiff districts collectively allocated just 15% of their new hires last year to teachers, teacher aides, and special education paras. USD 500 Kansas City was the worst offender, eliminating 32 classroom positions while added 253

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  • College remediation rates improving, but still too high

    College remediation rates improving, but still too high0

    There’s good news and bad news regarding the number of recent high school grads who enter Kansas colleges and universities and find themselves having to take a developmental (remediation) course. The good news is that the percentage of those students seems to be ticking downward. The bad news is that still about one-quarter of all

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