June 24, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: USD 231

Schools ignore legal requirement to conduct needs assessments

State law requires local school boards to conduct annual building needs assessments of each school as part of the budget…

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More student achievement deception in Gardner-Edgerton

Parents in the Gardner-Edgerton school district in Johnson County are being horribly misled about student achievement.  The only question is…

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Gardner School Board member deceives on remote learning

One Gardner-Edgerton Schoolboard member has made the claim on social media that the Kansas Legislature has made it impossible to…

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KASB, USD 231 mislead on education savings accounts

The USD 231 Gardner Edgerton school district is helping the Kansas Association of School Boards distribute misleading information in opposition…

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USD 231 said less than 25% of MS and HS kids remote

USD 231 Gardner Edgerton earlier this week blamed “confusing” questions from the Kansas Dept. of Education (KSDE) for reporting the…

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School board, Sen. Baumgardner tussle over in-person learning data

A nine-page letter the Gardner Edgerton School District sent to the Kansas Senate Education Committee about in-person learning sparked a…

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Trustees: Butler County Community College fails transparency test

ELDORADO — Two Butler County Community College trustees say they routinely have trouble getting information to which they are entitled.…

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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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USD 231: Big pay hikes for administrators, achievement down

USD 231 Gardner-Edgerton says average teacher pay increased 3.3% in the 2019-20 school year, but some district administrators received increases…

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