UPDATED: School choice bill edges by in Kansas House


(Updated to include comments from House speaker)

The Kansas House on Tuesday narrowly approved a bill allowing Kansas schoolchildren to use state aid to attend private schools, a measure criticized for a lack of a clear cost and its potential for draining funding from public education.

The House voted 64-61 to pass the bill, sending it over to the Senate, which sent the legislation to a conference committee.

The bill started out in the Senate as a proposal expanding a program that provides tax credits for donations . . .


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