Legislature passes school spending plan; expands school choice program

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The Kansas Legislature on Friday passed an education spending plan for the next two years that constitutionally funds schools and expands a program that's intended to encourage school choice.

Lawmakers in the House and Senate approved a $4.1 billion education budget for fiscal year 2024 that, for the second time in three years, expands a program that provides tax credits for donations to private school scholarships.

The budget passed 83-37 in the House and . . .


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