school funding

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How Local Districts Would Fare Under Gov. Brownback’s Proposed School Funding Plan

Most Kansas City metropolitan-area districts wouldn’t fare any better under Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposed school funding formula than they do under the current one. When the governor’s policy director, Landon Fulmer, presented the plan to the Kansas State Board of Education during their meeting this morning, he also provided a spread sheet. It details state … Continue reading

Occupy Wichita Protesters Speak Out on School Funding & Other Issues, One Arrested

Occupy Wichita disrupted a town hall meeting sponsored by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback yesterday. Among other issues, protesters spoke out on behalf of public education, criticizing the governor for slashing school funding. Police arrested one protester, who was later released. Reducing childhood poverty was the topic of the town hall meeting, and the speaker was … Continue reading

Government Report on School Funding Formula in MO (Comic Book Version) — Part Two

If you missed Part One last Friday, you might want to start reading here. *Pittner, N.A., Carleton, M.M., & Casto, C. (2010). School funding in Ohio: From DeRolph to the evidence-based model (EBM) and beyond. Journal of Education Finance, 36(2), 111-142. Click here to read Part Three. If you have some education news to share … Continue reading


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