Public education is not a GOP priority

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Opinion

March 27, 2018 - 11:00 PM

It’s frequently said that a good, experienced trial attorney will never ask a question of a witness to which he does not already know the answer.

Republicans in the Kansas Legislature may wish they had followed similar advice after hiring their own consultant to determine how much is really needed to adequately fund public education.

Lawmakers are tired of the courts repeatedly reminding them that our schools are underfunded. They sure didn’t like being told it may take about $600 million to satisfy the Supreme Court’s definition of “adequate” funding.

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