House panel sets aside governor’s school finance plan, advances its own

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A House panel quickly shelved Gov. Laura Kelly's school finance plan Thursday, moving its own alternative that faces questions about whether it will comply with a Supreme Court ruling to adequately fund education.

The Republican-controlled K-12 Education Budget Committee set out on its own path, sending two bills to the House floor — one dealing with educational policy and another that addresses funding.

House Republicans tweaked their policy bill, removing a program that would have let bullied students use public money to attend a private school.

They also struck another proposal limiting school districts from piling up large . . .

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