• KASB misleads again in pursuit of more school funding

    KASB misleads again in pursuit of more school funding0

    There isn’t a single legitimate study proving that spending more money caused achievement to improve (proving causation is much different than believing in the notion), but that’s the underlying premise of KASB’s spending and achievement claims.  Money matters, but it’s how money is spent that can make a difference, and achievement will remain stubbornly low

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  • KASB falsely ranks Kansas 9th best education achievement in the country

    KASB falsely ranks Kansas 9th best education achievement in the country0

    Question: How can Kansas have the 9th best achievement in the nation when achievement rankings on NAEP and ACT range from the mid-teens to the low 30s? Answer: When KASB heavily weights things that don’t measure academic learning. The Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) has released its fourth annual report called “Comparing Kansas.” KASB

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  • School funding decision doesn’t end litigation

    School funding decision doesn’t end litigation0

    The Kansas Supreme Court’s June 14 ruling that school funding now meets the court’s definition of being constitutionally adequate is likely just a ‘time-out’ in school funding litigation.  The decision doesn’t preclude schools from taking further legal action, either within the current Gannon litigation or with another lawsuit.  And just like large funding increases in

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