Court rules school funding still not enough

The Kansas Supreme Court on Monday struck down the state’s aid to schools as unconstitutionally low - and unfair to poor school districts in particular. The decision could pressure lawmakers to increase school funding by hundreds of millions dollars.

In June, Kansas lawmakers passed a new school finance formula that included an infusion of nearly $300 million by 2019. The question now, justices wrote, was whether Kansas had shown this complies with the Kansas Constitution.


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