Three reasons to be thankful in northeast Johnson County: Reason #2

Reason #2: Our schools

It’s no overstatement to say that excellent public schools are the cornerstone of northeast Johnson County.

They serve as the primary institutions around which so much of daily life around here orbits, functioning not just as venues for education, but for building strong social bonds between neighbors.

Our nationally recognized schools are the nucleus of our community — which is why so many groups are raising the alarm about continued cuts to public school funding in the state.