Special Education

 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.
 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.
 Kansas Capitol Connection: A weekly summary of education-related developments before the Legislature (3/17/2017) 
   Spring break? Not for Kansas school leaders.
 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.
 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.
 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.
 Committee considers bill on handcuffs (2/7/2017) 
   Wichita USD 259 requested the introduction of the bill.
 HB 2242 - Testimony (2/7/2017) 
   Classroom Based Funding Act
 HB 2243 - Testimony (2/6/2017) 
   Authorizing school security officers to use certain types of emergency safety interventions
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