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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...

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...

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...
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Colyer backs House plan for resolving education funding dispute

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer said Wednesday morning that the $522 million plan approved by the House is a "good place" for solving the education...

Senate leadership refuses to run education finance bill until constitutional amendment passes

Pressure is mounting for a constitutional amendment on education finance after the Kansas House approved a new plan putting more than $500 million into...

House votes down education plan; chamber to try again Tuesday

(Updated to include more details of House education plan) A tug of war emerged in the Kansas House on Monday as lawmakers voted down a...

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...

Constitutional amendment on school finance introduced

A constitutional amendment giving the Kansas Legislature exclusive power to finance education was introduced Thursday afternoon. The House tax committee introduced the resolution calling for...