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

(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...

Senate Republicans question value of education funding study

Senate Republicans tried to regroup Tuesday to find a path forward following a study that recommended spending up to $2 billion more on schools. The...

Senate starts education talks with House, sticks firm to school financing plan

Senate negotiators remained steadfast in support of their school finance proposal as talks started Monday to hammer out a funding plan to satisfy the...

Kansas House approves $5 million school security program

The Kansas House on Wednesday approved a $5 million plan for security upgrades at elementary and secondary schools across Kansas. The bill requires the state...

Governor’s education finance plan advances to full Senate

Gov. Laura Kelly's education finance plan advanced out of a Senate committee on Wednesday despite opposition from a key school group that initially supported...

Universities present tuition requests to Board of Regents

The state's higher education community on Wednesday presented its tuition proposals to the Board of Regents for fiscal year 2020. The tuition requests cover full-time...

Bill would track educational outcomes of foster children

The Kansas Senate on Thursday passed groundbreaking legislation that would track the educational achievement of thousands of foster children. The bill, believed to be the...