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Coalition forming to push constitutional amendment on education

A broad and potentially influential coalition is forming to push a constitutional amendment that's aimed at ending the legal wrangling over state funding for...

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...

House panel approves constitutional amendment; Senate to debate education plan Thursday

The battle over education funding escalated Wednesday when a House panel approved a constitutional amendment giving the Legislature exclusive authority to decide whether Kansas...

Coalition discloses members campaigning for constitutional amendment on schools

A coalition leading a campaign for a constitutional amendment on school funding revealed its members Monday afternoon, just before the Kansas House was set...

Gun-safety class stalls in House

An effort to give school districts explicit authority to offer gun-safety classes crafted by the National Rifle Association stalled Thursday in the Kansas House. House...

School plaintiffs ID error in education funding plan, back away from legislation

The group of schools suing over public education funding has identified what it believes is an error in Gov. Laura Kelly's plan to comply...

Senate cool on teacher due process bill

The Kansas House on Thursday moved to restore teacher due process rights that were peeled away four years ago. The House voted 73-48 to approve...

Republican House leadership rolls out $5 million school security plan

House Republican leaders on Tuesday unveiled a $5 million plan for security upgrades at elementary and secondary schools across Kansas. Backed by his legislative leadership...

Legislation would put Dale Dennis controversy to bed

  A pair of Kansas lawmakers want to make sure there's never a Dale Dennis situation again. Dennis, of course, is one of the state’s leading...

Senate to take up education finance plan Thursday

Just hours after a House committee approved a constitutional amendment on school finance, the Kansas Senate suddenly announced plans to take up its own...