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    Re: 2 Kansas school districts to close early because of budgets

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    YES, I'D LOVE TO HEAR OF IT
    Sounds like I may need to move and join this mystical state he speaks of
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    Re: 2 Kansas school districts to close early because of budgets

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    good job Gov Brownback! the future is looking bright in Kansas.
    How naive.

    Do you even know what schools do on the last 6 days anyway? Hardly anything gets accomplished. They can just push the finals up a little and the kids lose maybe a day or two of studying (well, technically they lose none, the impetus is on them to get their ass off the couch and be diligent).

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    Re: 2 Kansas school districts to close early because of budgets

    Education is kansas is pretty worthless anyway. They believe their real dilemma is getting the bible into schools. When learning at home produces better results, there's a systemic problem. Kansas is facing this budget crisis before other states (which will come) because it's sparsely populated, due in large part to its backwards nature.

    What will be interesting in the coming years is whether K-12 will be some kind of universal legislated right anymore, or we revert back to 1800s, when school beyond 5th grade was rare. Lack of money has this curious way of causing people to reassess their principles. The fact is that high school, at least, is not needed in the 21st century. Now, that's only because it's so underfunded and god awful, but i don't see evidence there's any realistic chance of fixing that, especially in states like kansas.

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    Re: 2 Kansas school districts to close early because of budgets

    Welcome to Republican land.....the land where the rich get richer and everyone else loses schools, health care, jobs, incomes, decent food and water and anything else they care about. Is this the America we really want or is it about time we all took to the streets?

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    Re: 2 Kansas school districts to close early because of budgets

    Quote Originally Posted by JANFU View Post
    Amazing planning by the Governor, at the near end of the school year.
    I am sure some will love him for it though.
    That is one busy Governor. He plans everything in the state down to elementary school budgets.
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    Re: 2 Kansas school districts to close early because of budgets

    Quote Originally Posted by Luftwaffe View Post
    How naive.

    Do you even know what schools do on the last 6 days anyway? Hardly anything gets accomplished. They can just push the finals up a little and the kids lose maybe a day or two of studying (well, technically they lose none, the impetus is on them to get their ass off the couch and be diligent).

    The meme isn't funny.
    Pshhh its not like students have finals! Just gotta move those up then cut the syllabus back a whole week, just a cut here and there (what is that Brownbacks mottor now?).
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    Re: 2 Kansas school districts to close early because of budgets

    Health care spending in Kansas is up by nearly $1 billion for the state. The schools have been given even more of an increase than that, but Kansas (like many other states) has seen record increases in spending. Education is the largest portion of the budget by far. Before 2010, education was almost 50% of the states budget. It is the only major category that has enough funding to be cut that can offset the increased spending mandated by the ACA. We warned the left that the ACA was bad for America. But you were to busy voting for free ****. Now you are finding out just how ****ty it was. Don't blame the messenger.
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    Re: 2 Kansas school districts to close early because of budgets

    Quote Originally Posted by ggwilder View Post
    Welcome to Republican land.....the land where the rich get richer and everyone else loses schools, health care, jobs, incomes, decent food and water and anything else they care about. Is this the America we really want or is it about time we all took to the streets?
    Let's debunk all of that. It won't take any time at all:

    Schools - Kansas is #5 in the country in education. 2014’s States with the Best and Worst School Systems | WalletHub®

    Health care - Kansas ranks 18th in health care. They are ahead of liberal meccas like California, New York, Oregon and more. How States Rank on Health Care

    Jobs - Unemployment in KS is at 4.2% http://www.jec.senate.gov/public//in...d-84378652ea49

    Incomes - Average income of the middle class is $46+. That's higher than the national average. Income in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia https://www.google.com/webhp?sourcei...erage%20income

    Water - Again, Kansas is ranked better than most of the left leaning states like Maryland that has 33% of their drinking water ranked as contaminated compared to 7%.

    Do you want to live in a state with a better than average health care, top 5 educational system, low unemployment, clean drinking water, better than average income and low crime rates. But if you don't want to live in that kind of country, by all means vote for Hillary or whatever democrat represents your district. I'm sure they can help you.
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    Re: 2 Kansas school districts to close early because of budgets

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    Pshhh its not like students have finals! Just gotta move those up then cut the syllabus back a whole week, just a cut here and there (what is that Brownbacks mottor now?).
    imagine how much kansas could save by making the school year 1 week long (only finals)

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    Re: 2 Kansas school districts to close early because of budgets

    i was reading that detroit public schools face $350 million debt and on the verge of shuttering schools and sending the kids on long bus rides to other districts. That is a whopping $7000 per student. But districts throughout the state face deficits.

    So you can see it's far from just a kansas problem of funding K-12

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