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Senate panel approves bill protecting campus speech

Authorities arrested activists passing out pocket copies of the Constitution on a community college campus in Michigan. Texas Southern University turned away U.S. Sen John...

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...

Ryckman says lawmakers may revisit education finance

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

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...

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

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

House panel moves to restore teacher due process rights

Kansas lawmakers late Monday afternoon moved to restore teacher due process rights that were peeled away four years ago. The House Education Committee voted to...

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...

Key senator: Schools for Fair Funding ‘harmed themselves’

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...

Campus free-speech bill fails to win Senate approval

A campus free-speech bill failed to gain enough support in the Kansas Senate on Thursday afternoon after concerns were raised that it would adversely...

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...