Jana Shaver http://kcur.org en Kansas Board Of Education Requests Funding Increase http://kcur.org/post/kansas-board-education-requests-funding-increase <p>The Kansas State Board of Education will be asking lawmakers to increase school funding by more than $600 million in the coming fiscal year. That would be an increase of more than 20 percent. That decision came at a meeting in Topeka Tuesday.</p><p>The board members voted 7-3 to make the request for increased funding. More than $400 million would go to the base state aid per student that is paid to districts. The money would also increase funding for professional development and school lunch programs.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 14:32:57 +0000 Stephen Koranda 39908 at http://kcur.org ACT Scores Will Not Be Included In Kansas Report Card http://kcur.org/post/act-scores-will-not-be-included-kansas-report-card <p>The Kansas Board of Education voted not to include ACT test scores used in three districts in the state's official report card provided to the federal government.</p><p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 13:44:50 +0000 Stephen Koranda 26190 at http://kcur.org ACT Scores Will Not Be Included In Kansas Report Card