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UPDATED: Attorney general suggests deadline for passing school finance bill; Democrats call for quick...

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(Updated to include response from House speaker) Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is recommending the Legislature pass a new school finance plan by March 15...

Governor’s Council on Education members introduced

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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...

Ryckman says lawmakers may revisit education finance

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Kansas House Speaker Ron Ryckman Jr. said Monday the Legislature could rework the school finance plan passed last year to meet a Supreme Court...

School requests for security grants reach $13 million statewide

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School districts across Kansas asked for about $13 million in security grants, more than twice the amount that the Legislature authorized this year to...

Latest Supreme Court ruling on education could be hard to fund, leading lawmakers say

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Less than a day after the Kansas Supreme Court ordered the state to put maybe as much $400 million more into schools, leading lawmakers...

UPDATED: Kansas Supreme Court rules state still not adquately funding schools

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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

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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

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(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

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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

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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...