Several school districts in Kansas get less than half the emergency aid they were seeking under measures a state panel approved.
The Hoisington school district is working hard on defending their case to the state.
After some cuts to field trips at USD 259, local attractions like the Sedgwick Co. Zoo and Tanganyika Wildlife Park may be impacted.
USD 457 says they need some extra cash so the school board voted to apply for the Extraordinary Needs Fund.
The Sublette school district says that block grant and reduced funding has them looking at ways to cut costs.
Gov. Sam Brownback is urging districts to move more of the money they get into the classroom and hold down administrative costs.
KSN reached out to the superintendent of Newton Public Schools after Gov. Brownback referenced a conversation with a board member.
The Kansas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in November on whether the school funding law has fixed unconstitutional disparities.
One Missouri school district is advertising for teaching jobs with billboards in the Sunflower State.
The $54 million due back to Kansas schools by July 1 will not be required for payment immediately.
The fight over school funding in Kansas is far from over.
A district court panel in Kansas has ruled key parts of a new state law for funding public schools violate the state constitution.
The lengthy ruling says, in part, that the block grant funding bill violates the Kansas Supreme Court’s order regarding equity in school fun…
A ruling three-judge panel of Kansas jurists could rule soon the constitutionality of a school funding law passed in March.
Local advocacy groups are disappointed in the Kansas Legislature’s budget plan passed Friday afternoon.