Education consultants meet lawmakers; some worry where funding study headed


Education consultants working on a new cost study of the Kansas public education system visited lawmakers Friday, explaining how they're coming up with a price tag for meeting a state Supreme Court order to increase funding for schools.

After meeting with lawmakers from the House and Senate for several hours, some legislators and education lobbyists left scratching their heads not knowing any more than they did before the meeting began.

"They've got some data. They're looking at it. They're measuring it around," said Mark Desetti, lobbyist for the Kansas National Education Association.

"The question is: Are . . .


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