Key Resources

NSBA Summer Recess Guide

NSBA Congressional Recess and Grassroots Engagement Guide (August 2018)

Commitment to Education

KASB Report

Kansas Public Schools: Commitment to Success - July 2018


National Threat Assessment Center

Enhancing School Safety Using a Threat Assessment Model

An Operational Guide for Preventing Targeted School Violence (July 2018)

Gannon - 2018

Kansas Supreme Court - Gannon Decision - June 25, 2018

KASB Analysis of Supreme Court Hearing - 05.22.18

Gannon Briefs - 05.07.18
Plaintiffs-Appellees' Brief

Defendant-Appellant's Brief

KASB Live Video & Podcasts

KASB Live includes updates on KASB's Facebook Channel. View archived

Tallman Education Report (Blog)

08.22.18: How districts can raise their student postsecondary success. Part 3 of 3  ----Read More---->

Previous Blogs

  • 08.21.18 Updated Postsecondary Progress Report shows improvement. Part 2 of 3 ----Read More---->
  • 08.19.18 New school year brings hopeful signs, but big challenges remain for Kansas students. Part 1 of 3 ----Read More---->
  • 08.12.18 Kansas school funding trailed nation and region since Great Recession ----Read More---->
  • 08.06.18 Kansas teacher salaries fell behind nation, region since 2010 ----Read More---->
  • 08.01.18: What WalletHub rankings say about Kansas school quality and funding ----Read More---->
  • 07.30.18: Report ranks Kansas high on education performance and college funding; lower on equity, state economy and finances ----Read More---->
  • 07.24.18: State Board proposal would adjust Legislature's school funding for inflation ----Read More---->
  • 07.20.18: State aid for school district bond projects: How it works, why it matters a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">----Read More---->
  • 07.18.18: School districts increase staff to help students, improve outcomes----Read More---->
  • 07.12.18: What Kansas education cost studies found and how they have been used by the courts----Read More---->
  • 06.30.18: $250,000 per classroom: How is it spent? What is the return?----Read More---->
  • 06.28.18: Supreme Court: Legislative solution can restore suitable school funding if it keeps up with inflation----Read More---->
  • 06.26.18: How the Supreme Court answered questions about Kansas school finance----Read More---->
  • 06.04.18: Tracking the two-year increase in state aid to school districts ----Read More---->
  • 05.24.18: Key Issues for the Kansas Supreme Court in the Gannon school finance case ----Read More---->
  • 05.18.18:Grading the Legislature on Education ----Read More---->
  • 05.02.18: Kansas v Florida: Student achievement, funding and economic success ----Read More---->
  • 03.26.18: What we learned from the new Kansas school finance study, and what it confirms that we already knew ----Read More---->
  • 02.21.18: Trends in School District Cash Balances ----Read More---->
    Download "Trends in School District Cash Balances" as a pdf here.
  • 02.09.18: Legislature underfunded school finance laws by $867 million since 2009 ----Read More----> 
  • 02.02.18: Key points on the state transportation aid controversy ----Read More---->
  • 01.30.18: JAG-K program shows improving graduation rates both costs and pays ----Read More---->
  • 01.24.18: Restoring Additional School Funding for Students and Teachers: School District Survey Results ----Read More---->
  • 01.04.18: K-12 aid is not taking a larger share of the Kansas state budget ----Read More---->

Other Information

Consensus Revenue Estimates, April 20, 2018

Audit Proposal

K-12 Education: Evaluating Special Education Funding in order to satisfy requirements in 2018 Substitute for SB 423. (pdf)

KOMA Changes - July 2017

SCHOOL BOARDS NOTE: Legislative changes to KOMA - Effective July 1, 2017

KASB Issue Paper

Endrew Supreme Court Decision

KASB Summary of Endrew F Supreme Court Decision A recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court could have a significant impact on how school districts develop services for special education students, according to the KASB legal department. (April 2017)

K12 Task Force


The $80 million issue:

School Finance: What it means to Kansas

Education Cost Studies-Earlier Documents