Special Education

 KASB's school finance tracking document (3/17/2017) 
   Here is a link to that document. Next week, more in-depth discussions are expected on school finance.
 KASB Legal Division offers on-site board, staff trainings (3/17/2017) 
   KASB's legal staff provides training to boards of education, administrative teams and building-level staff. Topics are customized to fit local needs and expectations.
 Kansas Capitol Connection: A weekly summary of education-related developments before the Legislature (3/17/2017) 
   Spring break? Not for Kansas school leaders.
 HB 2347 Testimony (2/20/2017) 
   School District Finance and Student Success Act
 State Board of Education to consider special certification request (2/13/2017) 
   The State Board of Education on Tuesday will consider a request from Kansas City USD 500 to hire five non-licensed teachers.
 HB 2242 - Testimony (2/7/2017) 
   Classroom Based Funding Act
 Committee considers bill on handcuffs (2/7/2017) 
   Wichita USD 259 requested the introduction of the bill.
 HB 2243 - Testimony (2/6/2017) 
   Authorizing school security officers to use certain types of emergency safety interventions
 KASB says bill disequalizing (1/26/2017) 
   KASB testified Wednesday against a bill that would allow school districts to reduce or eliminate the $20,000 exemption from the 20 mill statewide education tax levy.
 Legislators look at cash balances to offset spending cuts (1/26/2017) 
   Facing a $350 million deficit in the current fiscal year (ending June 30), some state legislators are considering across-the-board spending cuts for state programs, including K-12 education.
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