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  • Kansas educators upset over school funding bill

    It seemed like a victory for Kansas educators when the state Supreme Court ruled last month that Kansas had created "unconstitutional, wealth-based disparities" among its school districts, and ordered the state to remedy the problem by July 1.
  • Kansas illegally underfunds poorer school districts, court rules

    Kansas illegally underfunds poorer school districts, court rules
    Wading into a battle being fought in state capitols across the nation, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled Friday that disparities in the public funding of school districts violate the state constitution. The court ordered Kansas to cure these disparities by...

    Court declares Kansas' school funding levels unconstitutional

    Court declares Kansas' school funding levels unconstitutional
    The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that the state’s current levels of school funding are unconstitutional, and ordered the Legislature to provide for “equitable funding for education” by July 1. The long-anticipated ruling was a...

    Recession's over: Why aren't public services coming back?

    Recession's over: Why aren't public services coming back?
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — At Noble Prentis Elementary School, a classroom is crammed with 31 students and all their backpacks and books. Last year, the fifth-grade class had just 17 students, but a teaching position was cut when the school ran short of...

    Should states restore recession cuts? Four arguments for and against

    Should states restore recession cuts? Four arguments for and against
    Does spending less money on state government stimulate the economy? That’s a question raised in a Los Angeles Times story Friday about states that have not restored budget cuts made during the belt-tightening of the recession. The story focuses on...