In a new edition of a study that assesses the stringency of state school assessments, Kansas performs well.
Posts tagged as “Kansas State Department of Education”
Data from the annual report for USD 259, the Wichita, Kansas, public school district.
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.
An interactive visualization of Kansas school salaries by district and category. This visualization holds salaries of Kansas school superintendents, principals, and teachers. The visualization shows…
Charts of Kansas school spending presented in different forms.
A recent editorial by the largest newspaper in Kansas misinforms its readers.
An interactive visualization of spending by Kansas school districts. The accompanying visualization holds both nominal dollar amounts and amounts adjusted for inflation to reflect 2018…
Kansas school employment and ratios to students in an interactive visualization. Updated through 2018. Here are certified Kansas school employees by district presented in an…
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.
Kansas school fund balances rose this year, in both absolute dollars and dollars per pupil.
Another Kansas legislator explains why raising taxes was necessary. So he says.
Listening too often to Topeka politicians and administrators can leave a normal person feeling rather jaded, even used. Or maybe it’s the reporting, sometimes I just don’t know, writes Paul Waggoner.
Discussions of public policy need to start from a common base of facts and information. An episode shows that both our state government and news media are not helping
A letter in the Wichita Eagle illustrates harmful attitudes and beliefs of the public school establishment.
An interactive presentation of Kansas state school assessment scores at the state, district, and building levels.
The fifth edition of data on public schools in Kansas is available.