• No, KSBOE, Kansas doesn’t ‘lead the world’ in education

    No, KSBOE, Kansas doesn’t ‘lead the world’ in education0

    A recent mailer distributed by the Kansas Board of Education and the Department of Education (KSBOE)implied that Kansas “leads the world” in the success of every student.  But that’s not true.  According to the National Assessment of Education (NAEP), Kansas doesn’t even lead the region or the nation, let alone the world. Kansas is belowREAD MORE
  • The Fiscal Effects of the Kansas Tax Credit for Low Income Students

    The Fiscal Effects of the Kansas Tax Credit for Low Income Students0

    The Fiscal Effects of the Kansas Tax Credit for Low Income Students Scholarship Program By Martin Lueken Legislators in the Sunflower State currently are debating a bill to create an education savings account (ESA) program for families of K-12 students.  Some policymakers have expressed concern about the potential fiscal impact of such a program. Fortunately,READ MORE
  • Educational opportunity opponents ignore students’ needs

    Educational opportunity opponents ignore students’ needs0

    Several Kansas state senators spoke at length this week in opposition to a better educational opportunity for students who are deemed academically or financially at-risk by school districts.  They raised (patently false) constitutional violations, said tax credits are loopholes to defund education (not true, but ironically hypocritical), and expressed grave concerns that the institution of

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