Study overshot schools goals



April 1, 2018 - 11:00 PM


A report meant to guide Kansas school spending appears to have overshot the mark by more than half a billion dollars.

Consultants who wrote the document chased aggressive academic gains that exceed outcomes even in some of the state’s highest-performing schools.

Goals the authors chose outpace even the state’s already optimistic pledges to the federal government for raising graduation rates and test scores by 2030, marks that education advocates caution haven’t been achieved anywhere in the country.

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