A school superintendent has testified in court that the state’s new education funding law is hurting its programs..
Kansas would take an additional $25 million hit in its next state budget to provide the aid it has promised to public schools.
It’s a done deal according to some. The Kansas House needed 63 yes votes to kill the current school funding formula. They got 64.
The funding fight in Topeka is far from over; some lawmakers and many school officials have voiced their concerns that the proposed block gr…
A Kansas House committee has approved a plan from top Republican lawmakers to overhaul how the state distributes aid to public schools.
Republican leaders in the GOP-dominated Kansas Legislature are ready to move quickly to enact a plan to overhaul state aid to schools.
A packed room in the statehouse brought in educators from across the state. Some lawmakers want to do away with the old funding formula. Sch…
Top Republican legislators in Kansas are hearing plenty of criticism of their proposal to overhaul how the state distributes aid to schools.
School leaders and some lawmakers say the Kansas school funding system is not broken. Some lawmakers say it is, and are proposing to start o…
The committee drafts budget measures, and aid to public schools is the biggest spending item each year.
The Kansas Department of Education was expected to release the analysis on the plan Friday.
Figures from Kansas legislative researchers show that total state aid to public schools would rise under a new Republican funding plan.
The proposal unveiled Thursday replaces the state’s existing formula for distributing aid to school districts.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director says he’s not planning to back off cuts in funding for public schools and state universities.
School districts suing Kansas over education funding are telling the state Supreme Court that they want a lower court to still handle their …