June 21, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: Kansans Can

Kansas Chamber poll: business leaders call for tax cuts, improving competitiveness in 2024

A year-end poll of 300 Kansas business leaders finds tax cuts, making the state’s economy more competitive, and workforce development…

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Miserable outcomes indicate KSDE should abandon “Kansans Can” and get back to academics

The Kansas Department of Education introduced its current gimmick – “Kansans Can” – in 2016 with great fanfare.  Instead of…

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Really, KSDE? Bragging about a record grade inflation rate?

The Kansas Department of Education conducted a fifty-city “Kansans Can Success Tour” in 2021 that felt like high school pep…

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KASB report is a modern-day Emperor’s New Clothes tale

In Hans Christian Andersen’s The Emperor’s New Clothes, two swindlers arrive at the capital city of an emperor who spends…

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KSDE de-emphasizes instruction in new accounting handbook

The new KSDE Accounting Handbook provides another stark reminder that academics and the importance of instruction are being de-emphasized in…

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