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 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.
 HB 2374 Testimony (3/22/2017) 
   Expanding the tax credit for low income students scholarship program.
 President's budget cuts funding for public education, shifts aid to private schools (3/20/2017) 
   Overall, the budget request notes a decrease of more than $9 billion in federal education investments.
 Kansas Capitol Connection: A weekly summary of education-related developments before the Legislature (3/17/2017) 
   Spring break? Not for Kansas school leaders.
 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.
 Bill expanding tax credits for scholarships to private schools will be considered Friday (3/8/2017) 
   A bill to expand state tax credits to pay for students to attend private schools will receive a public hearing this week.
 Trump touts tax credits for private school scholarships (3/1/2017) 
   In Kansas, a program granting tax credits for corporate contributions to private school scholarships was included in a 2014 school finance bill.
 Contact information for Moran, Roberts concerning final vote on DeVos (2/3/2017) 
   The U.S. Senate will vote Monday on whether to confirm President Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos as education secretary.
 KASB message on driving student success as Legislature returns (4/27/2016) 
   As the Kansas Legislature returned Wednesday for the 2016 wrap up session, KASB President Don Shimkus released the following message:
 House delays action on private school tax credits, Common Core (3/10/2016) 
   After being scheduled for debate Wednesday morning, HB 2457, the tax credit bill was “passed over” but remains on general orders.
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