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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...

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...

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...

Report recommends up to $2 billion for school funding

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...

The education funding report: What they’re saying on Twitter this weekend

Lots of Internet chatter this weekend about the stunning consultant's report recommending up to $2 billion for schools as a possible answer to a...

Consultants offer lower school-funding options; Top senators oppose taxes, budget cuts

Education consultants on Monday gave Kansas lawmakers a lower set of pricing options for improving education with reduced benchmarks for educational achievement. As they reviewed...

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...

Governor’s Council on Education members introduced

Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday signed an executive order creating the Governor's Council on Education. Here are the members she appointed: Co-chair Cynthia Lane, retired...
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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 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...