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.
Posts tagged as “Wichita and Kansas schools”
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."
Kansas Senator Ty Masterson, a Republican from Andover, joins Bob and Karl to update us on happenings in the Kansas Legislature.
A look at National Assessment of Educational Progress test scores for Kansas and the nation, grade 4 reading.
Should Kansas schools aspire to be more like Iowa schools?
A writer claims that Colorado schools are well-funded, while Kansas schools are not.
James Franko of Kansas Policy Institute joins Karl Peterjohn to discuss Governor Brownback's State of the State Address for 2018. Topics include schools and Medicaid expansion.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club: Local government officials present their legislative priorities.
During years of purported budget cuts, what has been the trend of student/teacher ratios in the Wichita public school district?
Revenue for the Wichita public school district continues its familiar trend.
He didn’t participate Wichita Eagle Opinion Line, November 24, 2017: “The kindest word that can be ascribed to State Senator Susan Wagle, when she criticizes…
Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle addressed members and guests of the Wichita Pachyderm Club on November 10, 2017. School finance and the Kansas Supreme Court was a prominent topic.
Wichita school board member Joy Eakins joins Karl Peterjohn and Bob Weeks to discuss important issues facing the 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.