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University update

Kansas State More than 650 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University this summer. The graduates hail from 65 Kansas counties, 38 states and 29 countries. Degrees earned include 353 bachelor’s, 245...

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Filming BOE meetings is small cost

Beginning last month, patrons of the Gardner Edgerton school district may view board of education meetings online. It cost the district about $11,000 to purchase equipment to make filming possible. Equipment included a camera,...

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Teachers receive raise

Teachers returning to USD 231 will receive about a 3.71 percent increase, according to a contract recently approved by the board of education. Last year, teachers received about 4 percent. Number of workdays for veteran teachers...

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USD 231 decreases mill levy, again

Homeowners may see a decrease in property taxes, based on the USD 231 proposed budget. This decrease would apply to the school portion of the property tax bill. Although the budget is expected to increase from $76 million to $81...

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USD 231 surveys boundary changes

Last February, USD 231 formed a committee to discuss school boundary alignments. Adjustments to boundary areas are necessary due to an average increase of about 150 students each year. It’s important to maintain enrollment...

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Local residents attend Boys State

Approximately 400 young men from across the State of Kansas, all of whom will enter their senior year of high school this fall, participated in the 2018 session of the American Legion Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy. The...

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