School Finance

 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.
 Advisory – KASB members urged to stay apprised of school finance bills (2/20/2017) 
   Over the past week, the House K-12 Education Budget Committee has held public hearings on several proposed school finance formulas.
 Kansas Capital Connection: A weekly summary of education-related developments before the Legislature (2/17/2017) 
   The Kansas Legislature has approved a tax increase to balance the state budget, reversing much of Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax cuts.
 KASB statement on legislative approval of tax bill (2/17/2017) 
   KASB applauds legislators in the House and Senate for approval of a comprehensive change to the state’s tax policy.
 KASB will conduct webinar at noon today on taxes, budget, school finance (2/17/2017) 
   KASB will conduct a legislative webinar at noon today which is a half hour earlier than the usual start. The noon startup is needed because KASB will be testifying later in the afternoon on a bill before the Legislature.
 HB 2346 Testimony (2/17/2017) 
   Administration of school district finance by the state board of education.
 K-12 committee hears school finance plan (2/16/2017) 
   The House K-12 Budget Committee, which has been tasked with developing a new funding formula/plan for public schools, took another step in that direction on Wednesday with a hearing on HB 2270, Creating the Education Finance Act.
 HB 2324 Testimony (2/15/2017) 
   School district finance and quality performance act of 2017.
 SCR 1602 Testimony (2/15/2017) 
   Constitutional amendment to prescribe revenue, expenditure and taxation limitations on state government
 HB 2270 Testimony (2/15/2017) 
   Creating the education finance act.
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