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Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 9:16 AM

Funding continues to dominate the future plans for educational institutions in Kansas. Funding was a prominent topic at the Pratt Community College Board of Trustees meeting July 18 at the college. With the future of state funding uncertain, the college is looking at different revenue sources, said PCC President Michael Calvert. Reduced state funding, reduced valuations, small levy increases all impact what the college can expect from various resources.

Updated Jul 14, 2016 at 9:08 AM

A look at the school calendar indicates that Zerger Field and the new high school gymnasium are in frequent use. That's not the entire story, however. Pratt High School's athletic facilities are in demand for camps and tournaments hosted by other...

Updated Jul 14, 2016 at 9:06 AM

The long awaited legislative fix on the education spending formula was good news for school districts across Kansas.

Posted Jul 1, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Nine high school vocational instructors were on the Pratt Community College campus June 21 through 24 for a small engines class taught by Ag Power instructor Rod Stewart.

Posted Jun 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Pratt Community College and instructor Mike Jackson are coming together to offer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid certification through the American Heart Association on campus.

Updated Jun 23, 2016 at 9:17 AM

With continued shortfalls in state revenue, Pratt Community College is considering a capital fundraising campaign through the College Foundation to help establish a more stable source of income.

Posted Jun 18, 2016 at 8:15 AM

The Pratt Public School Foundation has been around since 1998, when then Superintendent Howard Gray and Ron Smith noted that other schools were receiving tax-deductible donations and wondered if Pratt could benefit from a similar...

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 10:33 AM

A week before Kansas legislators return to Topeka to iron out a school funding formula that will keep schools open in July, Superintendent Suzan Patton told the USD 382 Board of Education on Monday that she has not made detailed contingency plans...

Updated Jun 14, 2016 at 8:32 AM

When parents pay their fees for the 2016-2017 school year at Skyline, they will find that most of the amounts will be exactly the same as the 2015-2016 school year.

Updated Jun 7, 2016 at 8:54 AM

Suzan Patton is optimistic that schools in Kansas will remain open after June 30.

Updated May 30, 2016 at 4:36 PM

Mrs. Bonnie Dudrey was incredibly active in the Stafford community and served on many boards including South Central Community Foundation while also working as the office manager for Dudrey Cattle Company. In honor of his beautiful and talented...

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