February 7, 2016

Court finds school funding inadequate

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com In a unanimous decision, the Kansas Supreme Court ordered the state of Kansas to provide additional funding to public education. The court ruled that the state’s current base state funding, $3,838 per weighted pupil, is not adequate. A three judge panel of District Court judges will review and determine what adequate funding Continue Reading

Supreme Court postpones 2 furlough days

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The Kansas Supreme Court has postponed two of four remaining furlough days implemented last month. The furloughs were implemented for all Kansas district and appellate courts in the face of state budget shortfalls. The original furlough days were April 13, April 27, May 11, May 25 and June 8. The postponement moves Continue Reading