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  • School choice Q & A

    School choice Q & A0

    Now, more than ever, Kansas K-12 students must be given a fighting chance to succeed against an education establishment that measures success in terms of dollars and not student achievement. Students and families must be given that chance  through choice, transparency and accountability. In this Q & A session, we hope to answer some frequently

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  • Blue Valley school board isn’t allocating enough money for academic needs

    Blue Valley school board isn’t allocating enough money for academic needs0

    USD 229 Blue Valley, where the average single-family residence is over $475,000, is not allocating enough money to classroom instruction for students to be proficient in math and reading.  That’s according to building needs assessment reports, likely completed by school principals, and the district’s 2023 proposed budget. Legislation passed this year requires each school board

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  • Better “messaging” will not improve student achievement

    Better “messaging” will not improve student achievement0

    How do we take state assessment results, in which a vast majority of students are not on pace for being “post-secondary ready”, and make them sound better than they really are? That was the overarching discussion at the August State Board of Education (SBOE) meeting as the SBOE was tasked with adopting a new set

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