UPDATED: Kansas Senate passes school finance bill; plaintiffs say plan doesn’t settle court case

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(Updated to include governor's response; comments from debate; edits throughout)

The Kansas Senate on Thursday passed Gov. Laura Kelly's school finance plan in a move that lawmakers hope will satisfy a Supreme Court ruling to adequately fund public education.

The Senate voted 32-8 to approve the plan - with support from Democrats and Republicans - despite opposition from school district plaintiffs who are challenging education funding in court.

The bill passed by the Senate . . .

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