UPDATED: House narrowly passes school policy bill

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(Updated to reflect more substance of the debate, comment from school boards association with edits throughout)

The Kansas House on Tuesday narrowly passed a bill that  created a series of new education policies that critics say impose unfunded mandates on local school districts.

The House voted 63-61 to pass the bill, about 12 hours after the legislation just sneaked by with a three-vote margin to win first-round approval late Monday. The bill . . .


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