July 20, 2024

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Tag: Blue Valley School District

Wolf Springs, Blue Valley refuse to answer questions about alleged ‘murder list’

More than a year after an alleged “incident” involving an alleged “murder list” at Wolf Springs Elementary School, questions remain…

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Blue Valley substitute teacher laments decline in academic emphasis

Amid a growing chorus of parents expressing concerns about academic declines and exposing children to objectionable gender and race indoctrination…

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Gov. Kelly: parents should butt out of curriculum issues

She said it more covertly than Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe but the message is the same — Kansas Governor…

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Study: diversity administrators do not improve student achievement

The achievement gap between white and minority students likely increases when K-12 school districts hire chief diversity officers. That’s the…

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Schools approve graphic gay sex scenes in classroom book

A book detailing the sexual exploits of a young man is on the approved reading list for students as young…

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Blue Valley teacher violates student’s privacy over medical mask exemption

A Blue Valley Northwest teacher is under fire today after parents complained she promised to tell her Facebook followers whether…

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Another false spending claim from Stand Up Blue Valley

A Facebook post falsely claiming that operating spending per student was $9,098 in the 2020 school year is the latest…

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More school funding deception from Stand Up Blue Valley

A recent Facebook post by Stand Up Blue Valley is another good example of advocacy groups placing a higher priority…

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Haven School Board Considers Proactive Approach to CRT

Debates about teaching critical race theory in public schools are erupting throughout the country and all across Kansas. One Kansas…

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Blue Valley to spend $40k plus benefits on COVID contact tracer

It’s all good news on the COVID-front in Johnson County, but school districts continue to plan for apocalyptic levels of…

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Blue Valley cancels in-person 8th Grade graduation

Add the cancellation of in-person 8th Grade graduation to the list of traditional rites of passage ripped from students by…

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Goddard lifts mask mandate; SMSD, BV refuse

Calling masks “disruptive and divisive” in the school environment, at least one Kansas school district made masks optional for the…

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Blue Valley parents say Diversity Club video sent divisive message

Frustrated parents of Blue Valley Southwest High School students say a Diversity Club video shown in a virtual student assembly…

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Schools are spending $100k on mask lawsuit for 16 kids

The attorney representing parents of 16 students fighting for individual mask exemptions says the Blue Valley and Olathe school districts…

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Blue Valley asymptomatic testing stirs controversy

A local pediatrician is questioning the logic behind a Blue Valley School District initiative that tests asymptomatic students for COVID-19. …

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Kansas lawmakers consider mandate for in-person learning option

Eighth-grader Ian Reimer has attended school in person for three days since March 12, 2020. The Gardner-Edgerton student started school…

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Parents, students tell lawmakers remote learning is hurting students

Hybrid and remote learning is taking a toll on Kansas students, parents and kids told the House K-12 budget committee…

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In-person learning restrictions tied to depression, suicide

The Blue Valley school district has lost at least two students and a principal to suicide since the lockdowns last…

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JoCo COVID positivity rate includes some who tested negative

The COVID positivity rate, which Johnson County health officials say is too high for schools to safely open, includes people…

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Big pay hikes for Blue Valley administrators

Parents remain frustrated over the lack of dyslexia services in USD 229 Blue Valley, which has been partially blamed on…

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JoCo doc: COVID positivity rate artificially high, from skewed sample

Dr. Christine White, a pediatrician with Johnson County Pediatrics, says the COVID positivity rate is artificially high because “the data…

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Blue Valley school district has Democrat candidate speak to students

Students in the Blue Valley school district Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) program attended an event on voting that…

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Blue Valley schools a nightmare for students with dyslexia

A mother still in scrubs after her shift stood before the Blue Valley Board of Education in a faltering voice,…

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Why KCK’s Sumner Academy Is Outperforming Blue Valley Southwest

Based on demographics, one would expect Blue Valley Southwest High School to outperform every other public school in the Blue…

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