The Kansas House has had its say on school finance putting the ball in the Senates court. But Senate leaders say they wont move forward on increasing K-12 funding to satisfy the Kansas Supreme Court without a deal to prevent schools from suing again in the future.
The message from Senate President Susan Wagle and Republican Leader Jim Denning was loud and clear Tuesday: Kansas must amend the state constitution to put an end to the cycle of litigation over school funding.
This madness has to stop, Denning said. We need a constitutional amendment to move forward.