Data from the annual report for USD 259, the Wichita, Kansas, public school district.
Posts tagged as “Wichita and Kansas schools”
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.
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).…
The end of a Sedgwick County Commission election, the *Wichita Eagle* editorializes on school spending and more taxes, and Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell seems misinformed on the Wichita economy.
A recent editorial by the largest newspaper in Kansas misinforms its readers.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club: Candidates for State Board of Education, District 7. Republican candidates appearing are Robert M. D’Andrea and Ben Jones.
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…
Recently Kansas Policy Institute, along with Americans for Prosperity and Kansas Chamber of Commerce, held a series of briefings for candidates for the Kansas Legislature.
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…
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.
An ongoing study reports that property taxes on commercial and industrial property in Wichita are high. In particular, taxes on commercial property in Wichita are among the highest in the nation.
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.
Conservatives and liberals alike are fearful about expanded school choice in Kansas, but will it really kill the public schools?
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.
When properly considered, Kansas often underperforms the nation in the most recent assessment of "The Nation's Report Card."