Kansas legislators are on the hot seat to come up with a plan to adequately fund Kansas schools.
A committee outlined an education funding plan Tuesday that uses basic concepts from the state’s previous funding formula.
The ruling on school funding being inadequate states that underserved populations are suffering in reading, math.
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The court heard arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit filed in 2010 by four school districts.
One provision would strip local districts of their power to tax.
Gov. Brownback said that his office plans to announce a system for collecting public feedback in the next couple of weeks.
Attorneys for the state counter that funding is at record levels, that all schools are meeting state accreditation standards.
A federal lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of the Kansas school-funding system has been dismissed.
The Kansas State Board of Education has approved a total of $7.2 million in additional state aid to 31 public school districts.
The Kansas Supreme Court is turning its attention to whether the state is spending enough money overall on its schools.
Dozens of districts of all sizes will see modest decreases because the state will give them additional aid for the 2016-17 school year.
The Kansas Supreme Court signed off Tuesday on a new state law increasing aid to poor school districts.
After two days in Topeka for a special session, lawmakers were able to get it done.