LEGISLATIVE ISSUES

There's more work to do. In 2018, we strive to help the SMSD community elect pro-education state legislators to the district's
seats in Topeka. Check back in January for our Legislative Issues.

In the meantime, we're looking for volunteers to help with next year's election.

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Board of Education Issues

Transparency

We seek a school board that is open with the community and transparent about how it makes decisions.

Budget

We seek a school board that makes fair decisions regarding teacher and administrative raises, and the creation of district-level positions.

Funding Formula, Vouchers and Privatization

We seek a school board that advocates for an adequate and equitable state funding formula as laid out by our state constitution. We seek a school board that will advocate for the rejection of school vouchers and privatization.

Culture

We seek a school board that promotes a positive working culture for teachers, support staff and administration.

Special Education

We seek a school board that is committed to providing fair and sufficient special education programs to all students in need.

Cultural Competence

We seek a school board that is mindful of the vast diversity in our district, and acts with compassion.