UPDATED: School funding debate mired in confusion after education bill loses key support


(Updated to clarify differences between funding proposal recommended by Board of Education and Schools for Fair Funding)

It was a quiet explosion at the statehouse.

There were no fiery speeches. No angry words. No snarky tweets.

But in three pages of testimony quietly filed a week ago, the dynamics of the debate over school funding changed dramatically.

The schools group suing the state over education funding reversed course on Gov. Laura Kelly's education finance plan three weeks after saying the plan - without change - would end the funding lawsuit.

The group - Schools for Fair Funding - says the bill has what . . .


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