Kan. Efficiency Task Force Releases Recommendations

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Reviews of the teacher contract negotiation process, school district administrative structures, purchasing policies and state obligations on school construction bonds are among a dozen recommendations from the Governor’s School Efficiency Task Force.

The task force  issued its final recommendations Monday. Gov. Sam Brownback formed the group to study the dollars that go to k-thru-12 education might be spent more efficiently, with more funding getting to the classrooms.

“It is our hope that this report will assist the Governor and the Kansas Legislature in their policymaking decisions, and that it will result in more efficient and effective Kansas public schools," Task Force Chairman Ken Willard said in a statement issued with the report.

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