Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: The Kansas State Department of Education’s “Report Card” for the 2011-12 school year.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about your child’s district or school.
Where you get it: Go to http://svapp15586.ksde.org/rcard/. You may search by district and then by school. Click on the county in which your district and school are situated.
How much does it cost: The information is free.