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Coalition forming to push constitutional amendment on education

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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

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(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

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

Gun-safety class stalls in House

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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...

Coalition discloses members campaigning for constitutional amendment on schools

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

Senate cool on teacher due process bill

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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...

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

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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...

Legislation would put Dale Dennis controversy to bed

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  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‚Äôs leading...

Legislature approves new school funding plan: Next up Supreme Court

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(Updated to reflect Senate approval of education plan) Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly won a key legislative victory Thursday when the Republican-controlled Legislature agreed on a...

Republican House leadership rolls out $5 million school security plan

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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...