Governor signs bill revising how enrollment is used to fund schools

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday signed a compromise plan that changes the calculus for school funding in a way that benefits growing school districts, but without suddenly hurting districts with declining student populations.

The bill allows school districts to calculate their enrollment based on the current year, the immediately preceding year or an average of the previous two years, whichever is greater.

The change would last for only the 2024-25 school . . .


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