TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Improving Kansas public schools could cost the state as much as $2 billion more a year, depending on its ambitions for boosting student performance, according to a new report Friday that reset the Legislatures education funding debate.
The broad conclusions about the states overall spending on schools are in line with arguments from four school districts that sued the state over education funding in 2010. The Kansas Supreme Court ruled in October that the more than $4 billion a year the state spends on aid to its public schools isnt sufficient under the Kansas Constitution.
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