Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Member Login

School requests for security grants reach $13 million statewide

School districts across Kansas asked for about $13 million in security grants, more than twice the amount that the Legislature authorized this year to...

Latest Supreme Court ruling on education could be hard to fund, leading lawmakers say

Less than a day after the Kansas Supreme Court ordered the state to put maybe as much $400 million more into schools, leading lawmakers...

UPDATED: Kansas Supreme Court rules state still not adquately funding schools

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Legislature is not adequately funding schools despite putting more than $500 million into education over the...

Appointments to Dyslexia Task Force complete

The appointments to a special state task force to study dyslexia are now complete. The task force, approved by the Legislature this year, will advise...

UPDATED: Kansas Supreme Court upholds bill removing teacher due process

(Developing: Updated with KNEA comment; edits throughout) The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld 2014 legislation that stripped due process rights from teachers, dismissing arguments...

Supreme Court suspect of education plan, presses challengers on funding solution

Kansas Supreme Court justices on Tuesday dubiously greeted the state’s new education finance plan even while pressing the attorney for the plaintiff school districts...

School funding plaintiffs: New education finance bill unconstitutional

A new law allocating $536 million more to education over five years continues the Legislature's pattern of underfunding Kansas schools, the plaintiffs in the...

Legislature passes fix to education finance bill; constitutional questions persist

Kansas lawmakers finished their work fixing a school finance bill Monday as the Senate passed legislation that prompted more questions about the constitutionality of...

UPDATED: House passes fix to education finance bill; Senate plans to run Monday

(Will be updated as warranted; corrects Denning title) The Kanas House dodged potential political landmines Saturday as it mended a glitch in an education finance...

UPDATE: Legislature passes school finance bill, sends it to governor

A sharply divided Kansas Senate averted a politically disastrous shutdown early Sunday and passed a five-year, $525 million plan to fund education to meet...