Kansas Districts See Savings in Teaming on Data Systems
Two of the largest school districts in Kansas have formed an unusual partnership that has saved some jobs and increases the efficiency of sharing data on such matters as student performance.
The partnership between districts in Topeka and Wichita is rare because it combines work from two districts that are not adjacent to each other, said Bob Winkler, the consultant hired to oversee the data and evaluation services for both districts.
The number of similar partnerships is likely to grow as more financially struggling school districts try to save money, said Dale Dennis, the finance director for...
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