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Brownback’s policy director to give school reform update

December 8, 2011

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— A key aide to Gov. Sam Brownback is scheduled to return to the State Board of Education to give an update on the administration's plans for reforming the Kansas school finance formula.

Landon Fulmer, the Republican governor's policy director, will speak to the board Dec. 14 during its monthly meeting. Fulmer gave the board a briefing on main provisions of the new proposal in October.

Brownback wants to revamp the way Kansas finances its 283 school districts and distributes more than $3 billion in state aid. The governor's proposal is the first significant revision to the finance formula in more than 20 years. It is expected to be ready when legislators convene their session Jan. 9.

Kansas is facing a lawsuit from a coalition of districts challenging the current formula.

Comments

blindrabbit 2 years, 4 months ago

Dubya says "You are doing a heck of a job Brownie". Who would know better what a good job is other than 43.

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Jayhawk1958 2 years, 4 months ago

Don't blame me. I voted for Holland.

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kochmoney 2 years, 4 months ago

Kansas is inevitably also facing a lawsuit from a coalition of districts challenging whatever he presents.

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