February 9, 2016

School profits from TV exposure

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com USD 231 spent a lot of money to make the district’s appearance on national television an exciting experience, but financially the big game was a net gain for school coffers. “Yes there were expenses, but the revenues did outweigh the expenses,” District Business Director, Eric Hansen, said. School officials estimate that more Continue Reading

Local schools could win, lose based on finance tweaks

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com There will be winners and losers if the school finance formula is tweaked or rewritten, Gardner Edgerton School District Business Director, Eric Hansen, said. Whether USD 231 or USD 230 are winners or losers depends on what adjustments, if any, are made to Kansas’ school finance formula. One thing is certain: the Continue Reading