This story was rebroadcast as part of our best-of 2015 series. It was originally reported in July 2015.
In the next couple of years, Kansas education will face some of its most unstable times ever.
The Legislature has cut classroom funding. There’s no school finance formula and the the whole system may be thrown into chaos depending on what the state Supreme Court does.
All of this is all taking a toll on recruiting and retaining teachers, and there's mounting evidence that Kansas teachers are becoming disenchanted. And out-of-state districts are taking advantage.