Senate narrowly passes education plan, sets up showdown with House


The Kansas Senate on Thursday narrowly approved a school finance plan that sets up a showdown with a House proposal that spends almost twice as much money on schools.

In a dramatic 21-18 vote with one conservative legislator gone, Senate leaders mustered up enough support to move the five-year, $274 million plan over to the House.

The plan answers a state Supreme Court ruling that found Kansas is inadequately funding its schools. Whether . . .


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