• What’s the true state of education in Kansas?

    What’s the true state of education in Kansas?0

    What’s the true state of education in Kansas? Find out by listening to this week’s episode of Choosing Freedom Choosing Freedom with Dave Trabert is an initiative of Kansas Policy Institute, and airs weekly on multiple stations across the State. Choosing Freedom covers the most pressing issues impacting our personal freedoms in Kansas. Everyone naturally wants to believe

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  • Kansas educational system earns an F in parental access to impact educational opportunities

    Kansas educational system earns an F in parental access to impact educational opportunities0

    The Center for Education Reform (CER) has just released the Parent Power! Index, which is a state-by-state analysis of the “degree of access parents have to impact educational opportunities.” (emphasis not added) The Index measures the ability of parents to “exercise choices…engage with their local school boards…and have a voice in the education systems that surround

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  • Per-Pupil funding tops $14,000 in Kansas

    Per-Pupil funding tops $14,000 in Kansas0

    The Kansas Department of Education says per-pupil funding will set another new record this year at $14,116, exceeding last year’s record of $13,620.  Total funding is expected to be $6.75 billion this year.  The information shown in the table below was provided by Deputy Commissioner Dale Dennis. Most of the increase comes from state funding

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