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Education Spending Continues to Divide Kansas Lawmakers

A Kansas state court panel ruled — for the second year in a row — that public schools were unconstitutionally underfunded, and recommended a minimum $548 million increase in state education spending.

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After a Kansas state court panel ruled — for the second year in a row — that public schools were unconstitutionally underfunded, and recommended a minimum $548 million increase in state education spending, policymakers continue to subvert change with gridlock. Gov. Sam Brownback has fueled the debate by instituting billions of dollars in tax cuts, reducing funds available to the state and any education spending it may wish to implement. (Lawrence Journal-World

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