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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...

House agrees to Senate school finance plan amid tense negotiations

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After three days of sometimes testy and confrontational negotiations, House lawmakers agreed to accept the Senate's plan for funding public education to satisfy a...

UPDATED: House introduces last-minute education plan

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(Updated to clarify numbers in education plan, add quotes from second lawmaker and spells out policy proposals) Republican House leadership on Wednesday morning rolled out...

Senate starts education talks with House, sticks firm to school financing plan

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Senate negotiators remained steadfast in support of their school finance proposal as talks started Monday to hammer out a funding plan to satisfy the...

UPDATED: House narrowly passes school policy bill

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(Updated to reflect more substance of the debate, comment from school boards association with edits throughout) The Kansas House on Tuesday narrowly passed a bill...

House panel sets aside governor’s school finance plan, advances its own

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A House panel quickly shelved Gov. Laura Kelly's school finance plan Thursday, moving its own alternative that faces questions about whether it will comply...

House Republicans introduce new education plan

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House Republican leadership on Tuesday rolled out a wide-ranging school finance plan that includes accountability measures and a hotly debated program that would let...

Governor’s education finance plan advances to full Senate

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Gov. Laura Kelly's education finance plan advanced out of a Senate committee on Wednesday despite opposition from a key school group that initially supported...

Key senator: Schools for Fair Funding ‘harmed themselves’

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The group suing the state over school funding damaged its credibility when it reversed positions and backed away from Gov. Laura Kelly's plan to...

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...