Kansas House Outlines $500M Boost in Education Funding

Watts, Jim
February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/24/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32326, p28
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The article reports on the endorsement of a plan by legislative leaders from both parties in the Kansas House of Representatives to increase state spending on public education by 500 million dollars over the next three years. A report from the Legislative Division of Post Audit said that the state needed to increase spending on public education to meet a constitutional requirement that schools be adequately funded.


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