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Some Kansas School Districts Use Funding Influx To Boost Teacher Salaries

Nathan McAlister, right, recently moved from rural Royal Valley Middle School to Seaman High School in part for a salary increase. From left are Seaman students Chloe Carter, Riley Polter and Sophie Sparks. (Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen / Kansas News Service)

A seven-year lawsuit brought by school districts against the state of Kansas pushed legislators to pump nearly $200 million more into public schools this year. The Kansas News Service is taking a look at where that money will go. Celia Llopis-Jepsen reports a lot of it is likely going to raises for teachers.


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