Is the state’s leading expert on school funding truly knowledgeable, or is he untrustworthy? Continue reading Dale Dennis, sage of Kansas school finance?
Kansas non-profit executives work to deny low-income families the school choice opportunities that executive salaries can afford. Continue reading School choice in Kansas: Some have it. Many do not.
Here are highlights from Voice for Liberty for 2016. Was it a good year for the principles of individual liberty, limited government, economic freedom, and free markets in Wichita and Kansas? Continue reading Year in Review: 2016
If the Kansas personal income grows, should school spending also rise? Continue reading Government schools’ entitlement mentality
In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: Kansas has essentially no charter schools. Here’s why we need them. AFP Foundation scores a victory for free speech and association. Episode 120, broadcast June 5, 2016. Continue reading WichitaLiberty.TV: Charter schools in Kansas, and a victory for speech and association
This week the Wichita Pachyderm Club features the chairs of the Kansas Legislature’s two education committees. Continue reading At Pachyderm: Kansas Legislature education chairs to speak
In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: There are worthy goals the Kansas Legislature should tackle, and the need for school choice in Kansas. Continue reading WichitaLiberty.TV: Goals for the Kansas Legislature, school choice in Kansas
In a refreshing change, Kansas schools have adopted realistic standards for students, but only after many years of evaluating students using low standards. Continue reading After years of low standards, Kansas schools adopt truthful standards
A joint statement released by Kansas Association of School Boards, United School Administrators of Kansas, Kansas School Superintendents’ Association, and Kansas National Education Association makes claims about Kansas public schools that aren’t factual. Continue reading Kansas schools and other states
A joint statement released by Kansas Association of School Boards, United School Administrators of Kansas, Kansas School Superintendents’ Association, and Kansas National Education Association exposes the attitudes of the Kansas public school establishment. Continue reading Must it be public schools?
Kansas non-profit executives work to deny low-income families the school choice opportunities that executive salaries can afford. Continue reading School choice in Kansas: The haves and have-nots
As in years past, a survey finds that when Kansans are asked questions about the level of school spending, few have the correct information. Continue reading Survey finds Kansans with little knowledge of school spending
Reactions to the release of National Assessment of Educational Progress scores for Kansas and the nation. Also, an interactive visualization. Continue reading Kansas NAEP scores for 2015
Kansas school funding has been growing much faster inflation and enrollment, but for some, it will never be enough, and they will continue to use taxpayer money to press their monetary demands, writes Dave Trabert of Kansas Policy Institute. Continue reading Kansas school funding growing faster than inflation
The trend in Kansas public school employment and teacher/pupil ratios may surprise you, given the narrative presented by public schools. Continue reading Kansas school employees, the trend
If Kansas personal income rises but the school spending establishment doesn’t get its cut, something is wrong, they say. Continue reading For Kansas schools, a share of your income is the standard
Mark Tallman, associate executive director for advocacy at Kansas Association of School Boards addressed members and guests of the Wichita Pachyderm Club on January 9, 2015. The slides from his presentation are below. [gview file=”https://wichitaliberty.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/School-Boards-in-Kansas-Mark-Tallman-2015-01-09.pdf”] Continue reading School boards in Kansas
Based on votes made in the Kansas Senate, the advertising claims of Sedgwick County Commission candidate Carolyn McGinn don’t match her record. Continue reading For McGinn, a liberal voting record is a tradition
Kansas school finance reporting and opinion Continue reading Kansas school finance reporting and opinion
Media reaction to the school finance legislation has been pretty predictable, focusing almost exclusively on institutions and ignoring the impact on students, writes Dave Trabert of Kansas Policy Institute. Continue reading In Kansas, education is all about money and politics for UMEEA