The new law trimmed the aid districts had expected to receive during the current school year by almost $54 million.
Eight schools requested emergency funds from the state last month. Only five of those received funds.
A school superintendent has testified in court that the state’s new education funding law is hurting its programs..
Thursday’s court order means lawmakers could be ordered to provide additional funding for Kansas schools after the May 7 hearing.
Peabody, USD 398, has had to cut more from their budget. So far, they’ve stayed ahead of the school finance changes.
State records show Rep. Virgil Peck of Montgomery County used a state plane to fly from southern Kansas to Topeka and back to vote on school…
With the stroke of his pen Wednesday, Governor Sam Brownback ushered in a major overhaul to the state’s school funding system.
K through 8 students in Great Bend shouldn’t plan to go to summer school this year. The district plans to cut the program.
Representatives will be back on the Kansas House floor Monday morning, and although they passed the block grant bill Friday morning, there i…
View news stories involving the heated Kansas school funding fight.
The funding fight in Topeka is far from over; some lawmakers and many school officials have voiced their concerns that the proposed block gr…
In less than a week, Kansas could have a new law on the books that changes funding for about half of the state budget.
Maize voters will have another bond issue to consider later this year.
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…