Posts Tagged ‘Kansas State School for the Blind’

KS Schools for the Blind and Deaf escape budget axe

By David Klepper © Kansas City Star, Missouri — A task force looking to close state facilities voted against closing or merging the Kansas School for the Deaf and School for the Blind today. Instead, the two schools will focus on cutting costs at their present locations. The task force, charged with saving the state money by streamlining operations at state facilities, had considered merging the two schools. But members determined that building a new facility for both schools – or expanding one to house both – would be more expensive than the status quo…. READ ARTICLE

Kansas Schools for Deaf, Blind in Trouble

By Larry Seward © KSHB-TV, Kansas City, Kansas — The Kansas School for the Deaf and State School for the Blind may be forced to squeeze onto one campus in Olathe. Budget woes threaten both schools…. READ STORY

Kansas considers changes to schools for deaf, blind

Kansas City Business Journal — Kansas leaders are considering cutting funding for or possibly closing the Kansas State School for the Deaf in Olathe, or combining it with the Kansas State School for the Blind in Kansas City, Kan….  READ STORY