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.
Funding for three districts was approved for a total of $301,551.
Next year, students will have even less time at school by 10 days.
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.