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 In Your School Board Review: President’s Message — In school finance, our children need us to be the (4/11/2017) 
   The Kansas Supreme Court’s decision in the Gannon school finance case reaffirmed what most of us always knew — the block grant funding system was a school finance method that failed to respond to the needs of our Kansas public schools and students.
 Appropriations budget includes proviso aimed at school savings (3/30/2017) 
   The House Appropriations Committee this morning advanced to the House floor HB 2364, its “mega” budget bill for state agencies for the next two years, FY 2018 and FY 2019.
 KASB analysis shows how new school funding could be used to improve student success (3/23/2017) 
   As legislators debate a new school finance formula, KASB has provided an analysis of how increased funding could be used to improve student success.
 No health insurance savings next year, but more study requested (3/16/2017) 
   The House Appropriations Committee was told no savings could be achieved by consolidating school district health insurance programs next year.
 Kansas Capitol Connection for March 10, 2017 (3/10/2017) 
   This coming week may be a busy one for school advocates as the Kansas Senate may consider a two percent cut to public schools in the current year.
 Procurement and health care bills halted for now (3/9/2017) 
   House K-12 Budget Committee Chairman Larry Campbell, R-Olathe, announced on Wednesday he would not advance legislation regarding school district procurement contracts and public school employee health insurance this year.
 House K-12 Budget to Discuss Procurement and Insurance Wednesday (3/6/2017) 
   As the House K-12 Budget Committee continues to work through the process of developing a new school funding formula, it will take a slight detour on Wednesday to hear from Kansas Secretary of Administration Sarah Shipman on the Alvarez & Marsal propo
 Kansas Capitol Connection: A weekly summary of education-related developments before the Legislature (2/24/2017) 
   An effort to reverse many of Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax cuts failed in dramatic fashion just before the Legislature took its mid-session break.
 KASB webinar today on school funding, taxes, health insurance (2/10/2017) 
   KASB will conduct a webinar at 12:30 p.m. today to review legislative action on proposals to cut school funding, increase taxes and consolidate school district health plans.
 KASB Webinar on Friday (2/9/2017) 
   KASB will conduct a webinar this week to review legislative action on proposals to cut school funding, increase taxes and consolidate school district health plans. The webinar will occur at 12:30 p.m. Friday.
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