Kansas Weighs Fixing Flawed School-Funding Formula

Williamson, Richard
July 2003
Bond Buyer;7/23/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31683, p3
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Reports that lawmakers in Kansas are considering another effort to fix a school-funding formula that has left large urban districts insolvent while small urban districts have enough money. Plans of Senate President Dave Kerr and House Speaker Doug Mays to create a committee to study the funding formula in advance of the 2004 legislative session in January; Proposal by Governor Kathleen Sebelius to impanel lawmakers, school leaders and others to study the formula; Sebelius' response to the probability of an increase in taxes to support schools.


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