• KMBC-TV perpetuates false school funding claim

    KMBC-TV perpetuates false school funding claim0

    It’s bad enough when media’s rush to sensationalism gets them snookered into reporting false information, but they become accomplices when they willingly ignore data that undermines their initial report.  The most recent example comes from KMBC-TV in Kansas City, which aired a live phone interview with Kansas City, KS school superintendent Cynthia Lane last Wednesday,

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  • Supreme Court Should Dismiss Gannon for Lack of Rose Measurement and False Spending Premise – Policy Brief

    Supreme Court Should Dismiss Gannon for Lack of Rose Measurement and False Spending Premise – Policy Brief0

    In 2014, in Gannon v. State of Kansas, the Kansas Supreme Court determined that the adequacy of the state’s education finance system is met when students meet or exceed the Rose standards. The Court is now ready to hear arguments as to the adequacy of school funding. Pursuant to the arguments, the attorneys for the plaintiffs in Gannon have filed

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  • Big Pay Increases at KC Kansas Schools

    Big Pay Increases at KC Kansas Schools0

    Each year, USD# 500 Kansas City, Kansas is one of the last school districts—if not the outright last— to comply with our routine open records requests for yearly payroll data. The district’s tardiness this year meant we were unable to include it in our two-part series on employment and payroll trends in the certain school

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