GIVING KIDS A FIGHTING CHANCE
A story about the untapped opportunities for our Kansas Children.
Twenty years ago, Florida implemented a wide-ranging public education reform that improved student achievement from being one of the worst-performing states to one of the best. During the same time, Kansas dramatically increased education spending with virtually no increase in student achievement. Watch our trailer for “Giving Kid’s A Fighting Chance.” A movie that focuses on the untapped opportunities for our Kansas Children.
49% of Kansas 10th grade low-income students read below grade level
Only 45% of the more-affluent 10th graders are on track in ma
Only 27% of students who took the ACT test are college-ready in core subjects
Florida beats Kansas on 6 of the 8 key measurements on the Nation’s Report Card