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Leavenworth, KS: Call for a tax for "a mental health program for schools"

July 25, 2018, Leavenworth (KS) Times: Commission discuss proposal for school mental health initiative http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/news/20180725/commission-discuss-proposal-for-school-mental-health-initiative County commissioners reached a consensus Tuesday to have staff look into a possible ballot question regarding a tax increase for a mental health program for schools. … County commissioners reached a consensus Tuesday to have staff look into a possible ballot question regarding a tax increase for a mental health program for schools. Kim Knight, an assistant principal for Leavenworth High School, is proposing a program in which the Leavenworth, Lansing, Easton, Basehor-Linwood and Tonganoxie school districts contract with a mental health provider to provide services to students for suicide prevention and other mental health issues….