Education officials say a school funding bill in the Kansas Legislature would force immediate cuts to programs in some districts.
The Appropriations Committee began work on a bill that would close a projected $279 million shortfall in the current state budget.
Legislators are questioning whether Kansas should cover unanticipated increases in costs associated with aid to the state’s public schools.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is proposing to backpedal on a much-ballyhooed increase in state spending on public schools.
Some lawmakers are taking a wait and see approach to new budget plan. Many say they need more details.
Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget proposals would keep overall state aid to public schools near current levels through June 2017.
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback promised Thursday night that Kansas will keep moving to eliminate income taxes despite state budget shortfalls
Kansas legislators convene next week facing a massive budget deficit and a court mandate to sharply increase funding for public schools.
Some lawmakers say Kansas could have as few as a dozen school districts soon, if legislators go for the idea.
On the heels of this ruling Democrats want to end the governor’s tax cuts. But Republican Rep. Steve Brunk says other inefficiencies need to…
A state district court panel has ruled that Kansas isn’t spending enough money on its public schools to provide a suitable education for eve…
In the past few years, there’s been a transition seen throughout schools as technology comes into the classroom.
Some school groups wonder if school funding could go up or down based on the Kansas economy. Governor says nothing is off the table when it …
School efficiency task force is meeting again, and some are wondering if the group wants to cut schools. Some on task force want schools to …
Gov. Sam Brownback says he’s working on proposals for changing how Kansas distributes aid to public schools.