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Kansas Supreme Court Again Rejects School Funding Formula

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled Monday that the nearly $300 million school funding increase approved this spring by the Legislature wasn't enough to meet adequacy and equity requirements of the Kansas Constitution.  (Orlin Wagner / Associated Press)

Inadequate and inequitable. That, once again, is the Kansas Supreme Court’s assessment of the state’s school funding formula. Celia Llopis-Jepsen, from the Kansas News Service, looked through yesterday’s (MON) 88-page decision in the Gannon case and shared some early takeaways with Kansas News Service editor Amy Jeffries.


That's Kansas News Service Reporter Celia Llopis-Jepsen. She spoke with editor Amy Jeffries about this latest chapter in the ongoing saga over school funding.

Kansas News Service is a collaboration covering health, education, and politics across the state. You can search the KPR archive for more Kansas News Service stories about the Gannon case and analysis of Kansas school finance issues.  

Celia Llopis-Jepsen and Amy Jeffries of the Kansas News Service:

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