(Updated to include more details of House education plan)
A tug of war emerged in the Kansas House on Monday as lawmakers voted down a plan to put $522 million more into schools to meet a state Supreme Court mandate.
As the regular legislative session draws to a close this week, the House voted down the plan 65-55, leaving legislators scrambling for a new alternative that will win support.
“I’m hopeful that people find a way to help move a plan this week,” said Republican state Rep. Melissa Rooker, a key public education advocate. “It’s already feeling . . .