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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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Statewide Change in Assessed Values and Property Tax 1997-2013.pdf
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Statewide Change in Assessed Values and Property Tax, 1997-2013
2014-33 Preliminary final profile w school finance.pdf
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A preliminary profile of the State General Fund from the Kansas Legislative Research Department.
2014 KPI County Survey Responses Verbatim.pdf
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2014 KPI County Survey Verbatim Responses.
Private Sector Jobs 2013 state change.pdf
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Statewide comparison to regional states and KS metro breakdown.
New Business Filings (3).pdf
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Importance of New Startups to Economic Growth.
Tetstimony SB 435 Wind Farm Tax Exemptions 3 20 14.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the Senate Committee on Assessment and Taxation regarding property tax exemptions for renewable energy producers.
KPI-PropertyTaxInflation-FullPg-Topeka-4.pdf
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Property Tax Exemptions - Ad
Testimony HB 2749 Transparency.pdf
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Written testimony submitted by KPI to the House Appropriations Committee regarding the Transparency and Accountability Act.
Testimony SB 413 Transparency.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the Senate Committee on Federal and State Affairs regarding the Transparency and Accountability Act.
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the House Committee on Taxation in support of HB 2614.
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