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Carol Pitts
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Winter is Coming...
Back in June KASB started our annual summer legislative tour in Olathe. There was a great turnout of candidates and board members. After the meeting, a group of candidates was standing around discussing how to hydrate and maintain electrolyte levels while k...

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Winter is coming...
Back in June KASB started our annual summer legislative tour in Olathe. There was a great turnout of candidates and board members. After the meeting, a group of candidates was standing around discussing how to hydrate and maintain electrolyte levels while k...

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Tips for Communicating During Uncertain Times
The need for ongoing, effective communication from school districts is important even in the best of times.  With more questions than answers created by the Kansas Supreme Court recent opinions in the Gannon school finance court case - and the looming July ...

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McFly Looks at Equity
I love me some history.  Having taught the subject to teenagers, I know that my enthusiasm isn’t shared by all.  We have all heard some variation of the axiom “Those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it.”  Goodreads website attributes various permuta...

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Be Royal: How to Be the Best in the World!
I don’t know much about baseball. When you spend summers on
the farm, swimming and baseball are two things you miss out on.  With hand-eye coordination so poor that I am
lucky to hit my mouth with a spoon, it’s not like the world missed out on
another Georg...

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Do We Trust Kansas Voters? (Reading between the lines.)
Last year there was legislation proposed that would have changed school board elections in three ways: Elections would be partisan and subject to party election rules (limiting voter participation in primaries). Elections would be held in the fall. Election...

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Do We Trust Kansas Voters? (Reading between the lines.)
Last year there was legislation proposed that would have changed school board elections in three ways: Elections would be partisan and subject to party election rules (limiting voter participation in primaries). Elections would be held in the fall. Election...

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It's the Economics, Stupid
When a crowd was
assembling with torches and pitchforks before a board meeting, Paul McNabb, a
professor at Emporia State University and former Emporia Board Member, used to
tell me “Democracy is a messy system and it attracts people with plenty of time
on ...

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A Meme by Any Other Name
Look up the term ‘meme’ and you come up with a plethora of
cultural and academic explanations about its meaning and use. Turns out it is
much more than just a cute quip and a picture of an equally cute kitten. What is clear is that a meme (rhymes with ‘team...

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A Meme by Any Other Name
Look up the term ‘meme’ and you come up with a plethora of
cultural and academic explanations about its meaning and use. Turns out it is
much more than just a cute quip and a picture of an equally cute kitten. What is clear is that a meme (rhymes with ‘team...
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