Lawmakers tackle second school-choice bill


Kansas lawmakers dug into a second school choice bill on Monday, this one that would allow students to take their base state aid with them to private schools under a number of circumstances including remote learning.

The House K-12 Budget Committee heard more than two hours of testimony on legislation - driven partly by the pandemic - that advocates say is intended to give at-risk kids more opportunity, while critics say it siphons money from public schools.

The legislation has the support of prominent conservative groups such . . .


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