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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...

Schmidt implores Legislature not to delay passage of school finance bill

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Friday warned the Legislature not to delay passage of a school  finance bill any longer. Schmidt pointed out that...

Senate narrowly passes education plan, sets up showdown with House

The Kansas Senate on Thursday narrowly approved a school finance plan that sets up a showdown with a House proposal that spends almost twice...