• 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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  • KASB, school lawyers ignore reality in naked money grab

    KASB, school lawyers ignore reality in naked money grab0

    Like teenagers lobbying their parents for new stuff, the Kansas Association of School Boards and taxpayer-funded school lawyers want hundreds of millions more from taxpayers, and claim that student achievement hangs in the balance. Teenager:  You know, my grades would be a lot better if you buy me a new phone to record notes.  And if

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