TITLE

Kansas Senate Trumps House With $660M School Plan

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Jim
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/6/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32332, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the endorsement of a three-year plan to increase spending on public education by $660 million without a tax increase by leaders of both parties in the Kansas Senate. The State's plan would give $480 million in new money to the 301 school districts in the state over three years, which would be matched by $180 million from the districts' local property taxes. The local contribution would be generated by letting school districts' operating budgets to increase by as much as 29 percent with voter-approved local funding and with the current limit of 27 percent.
ACCESSION #
20281901

 

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