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In education, its not all about the Benjamins

On Friday, the Kansas Supreme Court upheld the Kansas Constitution by ordering the state to pay about $129 million dollars to the schools by July 1. The balance of funding requested by schools will be determined after a lower court redefines the meaning of “adequate” education.
Good luck with that. Is adequacy based on assessment test scores? ACT test scores? Graduation rates? Job placement rates?
The bottom line is that an education’s quality can’t be based on dollars and cents. There is no magic formula that will assure every child will receive a diploma and be ready to ...


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