Richard F. Wareing was elected Chairman of the Board of Education by his colleagues on February 24, 2014. This is distinctly different from the basis of American ideology and emphasis on individualism, as Orestes Brownson notes: A authorities system of training in Prussia just isn’t inconsistent with the idea of Prussian society, for there all wisdom is meant to be lodged within the authorities…to entrust, then, the government with the ability of figuring out the education which our children shall obtain is entrusting our servant with the ability of the grasp.
A 2013 research overlaying 26 states and New York City by Stanford University’s Center for Research on Education Outcomes found that students in poverty, black college students and those who are English-language learners” who attend constitution faculties posted probably the most spectacular gains compared with their friends in traditional public faculties.
The second document additionally contains funding for Governor Brownback’s initiatives that influence K-12 college students and districts but are not below the Kansas State Department of Education or included in district budgets: secondary technical schooling tuition funding through the Board of Regents and funding for the Read to Succeed program, Reading Roadmap and Jobs for America’s Graduates below the Department of Children and Families.
I additionally suspect that this lack of collaboration and communication with Joshua Starr―who had nice ideas on essential issues reminiscent of teaching approaches (social and emotional learning) and the insanity of high stakes testing, points the place the members of the Board substantively agreed with him―could have had a lot to do with the breakdown of communication that led to the unfortunate situation a year ago, when his contract was not renewed.