School Finance

 Budget committees to get to work in preparation for wrap up session (4/26/2017) 
   Legislative budget committees will start meeting Thursday in preparation for what promises to be a busy wrap up session focused on spending, taxes and school finance.
 KSSA supports $893 million school funding increase (4/25/2017) 
   The Kansas School Superintendents Association says the state should increase school funding by $893 million over two to three years.
 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.
 KASB: Good start on school funding; now finish the job (4/10/2017) 
   The KASB board of directors believes the school finance plan developed by a bi-partisan group of the House K-12 Education Budget Committee represents a good start on school funding.
 KASB Statement: Good start on school funding; now finish the job (4/10/2017) 
   The regular session of the Kansas Legislature has made a good start on addressing funding for Kansas public schools. But there is a great deal of important work that must be completed when Legislators return for the wrap-up session on May 1 to help m
 Kansas Capitol Connection: A weekly summary of education-related developments before the Legislature (4/7/2017) 
   The Kansas Legislature adjourned the regular session, leaving school finance, taxes, budget and KPERS issues to be decided during the wrap up session that starts May 1.
 GOP leaders hire former Republican senator King to advise on school finance (4/7/2017) 
   Republican legislative leaders on Friday hired former state Sen. Jeff King to provide them legal counsel in the Legislature’s attempts to address the Kansas Supreme Court’s decision on school finance.
 KASB legislative webinar on Friday (4/6/2017) 
   KASB will conduct a legislative webinar at 12:30 p.m. Friday to review what has and hasn’t happened as the Legislature takes a three-week break.
 Special: KSDE posts documents on House committee school finance plan (4/6/2017) 
   The Kansas State Department of Education has released on its website a description of House Bill 2410 as tentatively recommended by the House K-12 Education Budget Committee, with a spreadsheet showing the impact for individual districts next year.
 KASB first adjournment webinar (4/5/2017) 
   KASB will conduct a legislative webinar at 12:30 p.m. Friday to review what has and hasn’t happened as the Legislature takes a three-week break.
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