Data from the annual report for USD 259, the Wichita, Kansas, public school district.
Posts tagged as “Education”
An op-ed in the Wichita Eagle regarding school choice prompts uninformed and misinformed comments.
An interactive visualization of Kansas school salaries by district and category.
Charts of Kansas school spending presented in different forms.
Currently there is discussion in Wichita on whether higher education is valued by residents. Following, from April 2011, a look at the educational achievement of the Wichita City Council.
School spending in the states, presented in an interactive visualization. The Elementary/Secondary Information System (ElSi) is a project of National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).…
A recent editorial by the largest newspaper in Kansas misinforms its readers.
If you're running for office in Kansas and want the support of the teachers union, here are questions you'll need to answer their way.
Kansas school assessment standards remain at a high level, compared to other states. This is a welcome change from the past.
There is likely a different explanation for problems at a Wichita high schools from what we've been told by the school district and our newspaper.
The endless litigation over school funding places the state at risk of being able to a balance of a competitive tax climate and providing for the essential services required outside of the K-12 education system, writes Alan Cobb of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce.
Here's evidence of a government program that, undoubtedly, was started with good intentions, but hasn't produced the intended results.
When properly considered, Kansas often underperforms the nation in the most recent assessment of "The Nation's Report Card."
An interactive presentation of National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores for the states, grouped by race/ethnicity, and then by lunch status. The U.S. Department…
Should Kansas schools aspire to be more like Iowa schools?
A writer claims that Colorado schools are well-funded, while Kansas schools are not.
Is the state's leading expert on school funding truly knowledgeable, or is he untrustworthy?
During years of purported budget cuts, what has been the trend of student/teacher ratios in the Wichita public school district?
Transparency issues surrounding the Wichita public school district are in the news. There are steps that are easy to make, but the district resists.