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Being Brian: Anything you want

Being Brian: Anything you want

Posted Date: 04/12/2022

I often tell school board members through the strategic planning process they can do anything they want as a school district, just not everything. It is the time of the year when school boards . . .

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Taking notes: Stay vigilant for schools as legislative session restarts April 25

Taking notes: Stay vigilant for schools as legislative session restarts April 25

Posted Date: 04/07/2022

No one likes to be accused of something they’re not. When the 2022 legislative session started, public schools were depicted by some legislators as places where CRT was being taught and parents . . .

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KBS, Inc. Announced as KASBO Premier Partner

KBS, Inc. Announced as KASBO Premier Partner

Posted Date: 04/06/2022

Kansas Board Solutions, Inc. (KBS) was recently announced as a Premier Partner of the Kansas Association of School Business Officials (KASBO). Along with supporting KASBO members as a Premier . . .

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Graduation Requirements Task Force seeks input by April 15

Graduation Requirements Task Force seeks input by April 15

Posted Date: 04/04/2022

State education officials are seeking feedback by April 15 to help guide the work of the Graduation Requirements Task Force.    The task force was established to examine high school graduation . . .

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KASB Legislative Update, Saturday, April 2

KASB Legislative Update, Saturday, April 2

Posted Date: 04/02/2022

The Legislature failed to pass the K-12 budget bill before first adjournment. That means legislators will tackle the issue again when the omnibus session starts April 25.  Meanwhile, the House and . . .

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Status of major education bills, Friday morning, April 1

Status of major education bills, Friday morning, April 1

Posted Date: 04/01/2022

Here is the status of major education legislation on Friday, April 1; the final day of the regular legislative session. These bills are expected to be considered by the full House and Senate later . . .

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KASB Legislative Update, Thursday, March 31

KASB Legislative Update, Thursday, March 31

Posted Date: 04/01/2022

Republican House and Senate conferees early Friday agreed on a K-12 funding plan that includes numerous policy provisions, including open enrollment.  The House and Senate will vote on the . . .

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Legislature to Vote on School Funding and Open Enrollment Package

Legislature to Vote on School Funding and Open Enrollment Package

Posted Date: 03/30/2022

The House and Senate tomorrow (Thursday, March 31) may vote on HB 2512, which is the school funding bill, but now it also includes the so-called open enrollment provision.  . . .

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President's Perspective: Teacher Recruitment

President's Perspective: Teacher Recruitment

Posted Date: 03/30/2022

Teacher recruitment and retention has become a hot topic across the state this year, although it is nothing new for many of our rural and western districts. When I joined the KASB board in 2017, . . .

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Report on Governor's Council on Tax Reform

Report on Governor's Council on Tax Reform

Posted Date: 03/29/2022

On March 7th, Donna K. Ginther, PhD, and the Kansas University Institute for Policy and Social Research released the Report of the Governor’s Council on Tax Reform . . .

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