School Finance

 Testimony (3/24/2017) 
   
 House Committee hears tax credit bill (3/24/2017) 
   The House Education Committee on Thursday held a hearing on HB 2374, which expands the existing tax credit for low income students scholarship program.
 KASB webinar on school finance today (3/24/2017) 
   KASB will conduct a deeper dive into the details of a new school finance proposal during a webinar at 12:30 p.m. today.
 Kansas Capitol Connection: A weekly summary of education-related developments before the Legislature (3/24/2017) 
   Two weeks from first adjournment, the Kansas Legislature has started what promises to be a difficult process to pass a new school finance plan, state budget and the tax increases needed to pay for it all.
 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.
 KASB will conduct webinar on Friday to provide details on school finance measure (3/23/2017) 
   KASB will conduct a deeper dive into the details of a new school finance proposal during a webinar at 12:30 p.m. Friday.
 KASB neutral on new school finance bill, supports some parts, but funding falls short (3/23/2017) 
   KASB on Thursday said it is neutral on the new school finance proposal as introduced — supporting some provisions but also noting the legislation falls far short of providing enough revenue to help students succeed.
 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.
 Senate approves budget bill without cuts to schools (3/17/2017) 
   The Kansas Senate on Thursday approved a budget without cuts to public schools or other state services.
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