LISTEN LIVE KPR - On Air: Listen Live to classical, jazz and NPR news Schedule LATEST
NEWSCAST
KPR 2 - On Air: Listen live to KPR's all talk-radio service, KPR2 Recordings

Share this page              

Dodge City School Officials Say Bond Issue Won't Cover Losses

The State Board of Education will be meeting next week  to consider giving some Kansas school districts the authority to hold bond elections to recoup some of the money they expect to lose under the state's new school funding plan.  If voters approve, the districts would issue a total of $260 million in bonds. But Dodge City School Superintendent Alan Cunningham says the bonds won't provide enough money to compensate for the loss of state funding.


Last month Governor Sam Brownback signed a law overhauling the way the state distributes funding to schools. Districts will lose an estimated $51 million they expected to receive for the current school year.
 

Tags: 

Tower Frequencies

91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Download Map
785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)
contact@kansaspublicradio.org