In 2015, the Kansas Legislature voted to repeal the 1992 school finance formula, citing the complexity and unpredictability of the formula. In its place, the Legislature instituted a block grant funding system. This system froze funding for two years while a new funding formula could be developed. This block grant system will expire in 2017 and Brownback has invited public input into the development of a new school funding mechanism. . The governor has asked Kansans to submit their comments by StudentsFirst@ks.gov.to
Everyone is encouraged to vote in theGeneral Election and develop interest in these issues after the election and moving into the 2017 legislative session. Input into the new funding formula is vital to the 286 Kansas School Districts.
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