School myths debunked



June 22, 2016 - 12:00 AM

GIRARD — Responding to the Kansas Supreme Court’s ruling last month, which found inequities in the state’s school funding system, lawmakers will convene a special legislative session on Thursday.  

If they fail to agree on a palatable fix, the court could block $4 million in education funding, forcing schools to close.

It’s against this unhappy backdrop that Mark Tallman, associate executive director for advocacy for the Kansas Association of School Boards, addressed a room of about 30 — mostly school administrators and area board members — at the Greenbush learning center in Girard on Tuesday.

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