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"School choice, it seems, should be a no-brainer. Why not give families vouchers, allowing them to make free choices for their children’s education? There’s a reason increasing numbers of inner-city activists in places like Chicago and Washington, D.C., are fighting for charter schools and voucher programs. They know choice would be better for their kids. They know the government has failed them."

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2014/08/14/the_crazy_world_of_public_schools_123654.html


The Crazy World of Public Schools | RealClearPolitics
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Are America’s vast, sprawling, powerful government agencies really all that bad? Left-leaning New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, in a recent series of columns and blog posts, has...
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LIKE if you agree with the 80% of Kansans who believe that employees should have the right to decide, without force or penalty, whether to join or leave a labor union. http://www.employeefreedomweek.com/survey-results/


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National Employee Freedom Week has released a series of scientific surveys to find out how many union members want to leave their union and gauging the public’s support for employee freedom. The results were surprising.
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Kansas school funding has been increasing
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The Aug. 1 news article “In Kansas, a deep-red ‘experiment,’ ” about Kansas’s tax reform, provided incomplete data on school funding. The base state aid data used to show a decline in school funding r...
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Wichita Water Conference
7/17/2014 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM
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State experts, the City of Wichita, and local leaders will gather to explore scope of Wichita's water needs and possible solutions.
A light breakfast will be served and the session will conclude by 12:15 p.m.

Speaker Line-up and Agenda:

7:30 a.m. - Registration and breakfast

8:00 a.m. - Scope of water usage/needs in Sedgwick County: Tracy Streeter, Director of the Kansas Water Office

9:00 a.m. - City of Wichita Proposal: Alan King, Director of Public Works, accompanied by Councilman Pete Meitzner

10:00 a.m. - Are Water Markets Applicable in Kansas?: Dr. Art Hall, Executive Director of the Center for Applied Economics at KU.

11:00 a.m. - Wichita Chamber of Commerce Water Task Force Findings: Karma Mason, President of iSi Environmental

Location
WSU Metroplex - Room 132
5015 E. 29th Street N.
Wichita KS,