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The Apples to Apples Truth about School Finances: Part II – Overall Funding

Show Us the Money! By Mark Barnes Published on the Parents for Advancing Education Facebook page and in the pamphlet that opposed the supplemental levy that went out to many…

Why does Kuna Spend So Much Per Student? It’s Not.

The Real Cost of Students is In-Line with Other School Districts At the levy debate at last week’s Chamber of Commerce meeting, numbers were being thrown about. Steve Ackerman, who…

Kuna Grange Hosts Kuna School District Levy Education Forum

The public is invited to attend the Levy Forum April 28, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kuna Grange Hall located at 189 Linder Rd. in Kuna. (Notice a correction…

The Apples to Apples Truth about School Finances: Part I – Expenses

By Mark Barnes Brochures, flyers, signs and gossip are circulating around in the community regarding school district funding and spending. There are a lot of numbers being said. Some of…

Trash Doesn’t Go There

Trash Doesn’t Go There

In the cold of February, Reed Elementary along with the Kuna Parks and Recreation Department headed up to the Butte south of Kuna to take out the trash.  The Butte…

Levy Debate at Chamber of Commerce Meeting on April 17

In an effort to ensure that Kuna citizens will be able to make a well informed decision on the Kuna school levy election scheduled for May 20, the Kuna Chamber…

It’s Not Personal or Political: An open letter to Michael Law.

It’s Not Personal or Political: An open letter to Michael Law.

Hi Michael, I’d call you Mike, but I don’t know you well enough to know if you’ve adopted the nickname. This letter isn’t personal. In fact, we’ve never met, although…

A Community Divided

By David Klinchuch First, my hat is off to the Kuna Melba News (KMN) for their coverage of the Kuna School Bond Issue.  The efforts of KMN have brought some…

Groups Organizing for Levy Battle

 Both Pro-Levy and Anti-Levy groups are organizing in advance of the May 20 supplemental levy election that the Kuna School District Board of Trustees voted 3-2 on March 21 to…

Ethics Allegations From Both Sides of Levy Battle Fail to Stick

By Mark Barnes A lot has been said in the community about ethical violations from both sides of the failed Kuna school levy election on March 11. Those for the…

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