School Finance

 KASB webinar at 12:30 p.m. today to review Brownback's school budget (1/20/2017) 
   KASB will conduct a webinar at 12:30 p.m. today to review the impact of Gov. Sam Brownback’s school budget, which will trail increases in inflation, enrollment, and other changes and actually represent a decrease in operating budgets.
 Kansas Supreme Court says bill eliminating so-called teacher tenure doesn't violate constitution (1/20/2017) 
   The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld a controversial law that repealed the so-called teacher tenure provision.
 Kansas Capitol Connection: A weekly summary of education developments before the Legislature (1/20/2017) 
   Kansas legislators this week started work on the budget and taxes and some key votes are expected next week. Meanwhile, the Kansas Supreme Court rejected a challenge to a 2014 law that stripped teachers of some procedural rights.
 KASB testifies that governor's school recommendations fail to provide needed funding (1/19/2017) 
   In addition, Kansas school funding continues to fall further behind in per pupil funding in relation to other states.
 KASB webinar on Friday to focus on impact of Brownback's budget on schools (1/19/2017) 
   KASB’s Mark Tallman, associate director for advocacy, has prepared this analysis of the governor’s budget recommendations and will go over them in detail during the webinar.
 Efficiency and post audit studies may influence school funding debates (1/18/2017) 
   Two key committees spent time Tuesday reviewing past studies that could prompt issues as the Legislature addresses education funding.
 Time to fund schools to keep up with inflation, changing costs, needed programs (1/18/2017) 
   KASB urges the Legislature and Gov. Brownback to fund schools at the level needed to keep up with changing costs and invest in the programs known to drive student success.
 Kansas Capitol Connection: A weekly summary of education-related developments before the Legislature (1/13/2017) 
   Gov. Sam Brownback introduced his budget to kick off the 2017 legislative session and while his plan didn’t gain much support, it did show what a mess the state’s finances are in.
 Report on a consolidated K-12 health plan will be released next month (1/12/2017) 
   State auditors announced Thursday it will complete its report on the possibility of establishing a consolidated K-12 health insurance plan early next month. On Wednesday, Gov. Sam Brownback made the consolidation part of his budget plan.
 2017 Legislature: New session, new crew (1/9/2017) 
   The 2017 Legislative Session starts today with a new crew hired by Kansas voters to try to fix the state’s difficult budget problems and write a new school finance plan.
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