December 22, 2014

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.…

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 …