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KS announces take your child to work WEEK as schools close early due to budget cuts.

May 12, 2015

Looks like the priorities of the KS state legislature and Governor need to be revamped. Need to stop coddling the 1% and take care of education and other issues near and dear to the rest of us.

Aimee Patton

We are all well aware that the state of Kansas has been undergoing major cuts to education as a result of the drastic Brownback tax cuts that left the state with a serious revenue problem. The state responded to the education funding crisis by implementing a block-grant funding bill that has still left Kansas schools underfunded.

“The Topeka Capital-Journal reported that a K-12 block grant bill, which cut about $50 million in operating and maintenance aid from the budgets of most school districts in the state, went into effect for the current school year.”

The result has been that some Kansas school districts have been forced to close Kansas schools early in an effort to deal with the budget cuts.

“Concordia Unified School District will finish up six days early, on May 15, and Twin Valley Unified School District will let students out 12 days early, on May 8, the 

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  1. Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) was the second-most underfunded statewide public pension system in the nation. See https://www.sec.gov/News/PressRelease/Detail/PressRelease/1370542629913

    Look deep and details eventually surface… See also https://deadlyclear.wordpress.com/2011/09/16/the-sucker-punch-the-elites-attack-on-pension-and-retirement-funds/ Only a partial list – almost every state and union has been a victim of securities abuse.

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