Kansas Lawmakers Approve School Financing Legislation

Watts, Jim
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/11/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32379, p6
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The article reports on the approval of the school financing bill which will give the school districts with $194.5 million in additional money in Kansas. The bill has included the $75 million for the state teacher’s pension fund, for a total package of $541 million. It has also raised the amount that the local districts can raise through voter-approved property taxes in the first year from the current level of 27% to 30% of the money they receive annually from the state.


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