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  • 2020 Kansas Freedom Index

    2020 Kansas Freedom Index0

    The 2020 legislative session was unique in many ways and our 2020 Kansas Freedom Index adds some new wrinkles as well. Over 70 legislators scored above 86% and one – for the first time ever – had a full-session score of 100%. The impact of the Freedom Index is evident not just in scores; legislators

  • Candidate briefings offer information for politicians & citizens

    Candidate briefings offer information for politicians & citizens0

    REGISTER FOR OVERLAND PARK POLICY BRIEFING  REGISTER FOR WICHITA POLICY BRIEFING There is a good chance you’ll find your front door busier in the next several weeks and months as politicians start knocking on doors. Never mind, the yard signs, radio, TV, and online ads we’ll be seeing…all part of the Americana version of electoral

  • 2020 K-12 Fact Book

    2020 K-12 Fact Book0

    Aside from ACT scores, all data in this Fact Book come from official government sources, including local school districts, the Kansas Department of Education (KSDE), and the U.S. Department of Education. All data are the most current available and, unless otherwise noted, span through the 2018-2019 academic year. Additional information (including annual historical data) forREAD MORE
  • Post-COVID Recovery Plan

    Post-COVID Recovery Plan0

    As the “peak” of the COVID-19 crisis nears, and passes, it will be increasingly important to look to what comes next. To look at how and when Kansans get back to work, how students are educated, and how state and local governments should respond. The plan outlined below represents a series of ideas – some