Jana Shaver

Government
9:32 am
Wed July 10, 2013

Kansas Board Of Education Requests Funding Increase

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.

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.

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Education
8:44 am
Thu October 18, 2012

ACT Scores Will Not Be Included In Kansas Report Card

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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.

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