Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Jay Senter - February 13, 2018 7:33 am

Johnson County superintendent says Missouri-side districts have attracted more teachers amid Kansas’s K-12 funding mess. Olathe Public Schools superintendent John Allison said that Kansas-side district are losing out on good teachers as they look to the stability of K-12 funding at Missouri schools. “Typically, in the Johnson County area, Shawnee Mission, Blue Valley, Olathe — your Johnson County schools, would have a waiting list to be able to talk to candidates,” Allison said. “That wasn’t how it occurred this last time. The waiting lists were Lee’s Summit, Blue Springs, Park Hill.” [Kansas school districts would spend proposed $600 million on personnel, at-risk programs — Topeka Capitol-Journal]

Judge throws out appeal for Franklin Grammer, man who killed his wife outside Fairway home. A federal judge has denied Franklin L. Grammer, Jr.’s, appeal to have his sentence for shooting and killing his wife outside a Fairway home she was painting in 2009 overthrown. [Appeal denied for man who murdered wife outside house in Fairway — Kansas City Star]

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