May 27, 2024

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Tag: Gardner Edgerton School District

Schools won’t talk about getting 135,000 students to grade level

There were about 135,000 students reading and writing below grade level in Kansas in 2019, with about 17,000 of them…

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Johnson County withholds data used to create misleading COVID chart

Instead of turning over raw data and emails related to a Johnson County Department of Health and Environment chart, county…

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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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How some government officials circumvent Open Records requests

The Kansas Open Records Act (KORA) declares, “It is the public policy of Kansas that public records shall be open…

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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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Microschools could offer solutions to frustrated parents

Parents frustrated by COVID school closures may soon be able to enroll students in neighborhood microschools in Kansas, according to…

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Gardner school board rejects pleas to open schools

Despite hours of heartfelt pleas from parents and students, members of the Gardner Edgerton USD 231 school board declined to…

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Kansas public school enrollment down, school funding up

Kansas public school enrollment is down, but school funding is up, according to estimates from the Kansas State Department of…

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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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