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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...

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...

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...

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’s leading...

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 to take up education finance plan Thursday

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

Report recommends up to $2 billion for school funding

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A school-funding study surprised skeptics Friday with a recommendation to spend up to $2 billion more on education to answer a state Supreme Court...