Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Tuesday, 03 March 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Tuesday
Low  19°
High 47°
Wednesday
Low  10°
High 28°
Thursday
Low  19°
High 42°
Friday
Low  25°
High 55°
Saturday
Low  27°
High 58°
Sunday
Low  30°
High 63°
Monday
Low  36°
High 67°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 33°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Dr. Julie Ford: Schools in Kansas won't be taken over by the State
03/10/2010

Dr. Julie Ford who works for Kansas State Department of Education was in Liberal on Monday to address the Board of Education about what options they have for South Middle School and Liberal High School.

Ford also informed the board that it is illegal for the state of Kansas to take over any schools in the state, and that it will not happen, despite the law being different in other states.

Ford mentioned that the state of Missouri has already taken over some schools in St. Louis, and that it has also happened in other states, but said that it can't and won't happen in Kansas. She said the state of Kansas has and continues to want schools to be run by their local leaders.

Ford said some school districts in Wichita and Kansas City are likely going to consolidate and shut down some of their schools, but that it is something those districts are choosing to do.

© Copyright KSCB News
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
LHS Freshman Passes Away After Long Battle With Cancer
Kansas Teacher Of the Year (KTOY) 2015 Team In Liberal
Liquor Bill Passes Committee
No School Friday at USD 210 Hugoton and 209 Moscow While Meade and Satanta School Run Two Hours Late
Borjas Wins State
Sale of 7th and Western Properties Finalized
Katelyn Draper Wins Booster Club Showdown
Rep. Francis Carries Bill To House Floor
Kansas-based motor carriers with an Apportioned or Intra-State Commercial Tags due March 1
City Begins Willow Tree Golf Course Improvements
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
City Commission Primary Results
Winter Weather Advisory Posted for Wednesday
Baker Arts Center's 26th Area High School Art Exhibit Distinguished Merit Award Winners
Semi Truck Catches Fire
Cattle Missing In The Texas Panhandle
Monday's Scores
Women Specialist Of Liberal Receives State Recognition
KS Legislators Focus on Budget, Income Taxes
Poet Laureate of Kansas Coming To Liberal Memorial Library
Three LHS Bowlers Make State
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group