KANSAS POLICY INSTITUTE

KANSAS POLICY INSTITUTE

Witchita, KS

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The mission of Kansas Policy Institute is to be an independent source of information on public policy dedicated to the principles of limited government and individual freedom.

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CHALLENGE TO MANDATORY CA TEACHER UNION FEES HEARD BY U.S. SUPREME COURT

Freedom of association is a fundamental cornerstone of the ideas of liberty, but mandatory union fees for school teachers have long held many of those teachers captive to an ideological system that they don’t support. The U.S. Supreme Court is currently hearing testimony in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association (CTA), a...

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KANSAS SPENDS MORE ON PUBLIC EDUCATION WHILE GETTING LESS

Kansas is spending billions on public education, yet student assessment scores remain static. It’s a familiar story in public school systems across the country, and Atlas Network partner Kansas Policy Institute (KPI) breaks down the details of education spending, taxpayer aid, and student achievement data for its state in the 20...

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KANSAS TACKLES EDUCATION REFORM

Many states in America are wrestling with the issue of school choice. Historic legislation just passed the Kansas House and Senate and is on its way to the Kansas governor’s desk. Highlights of the reform include the first-ever school choice program in Kansas, de-facto elimination of tenure and alternative teacher licensing.

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