Salina, KS

Now: 3 °

Currently: Fair

Hi: 17 ° | Lo: 4 °

Estimate for Aid to Kansas Classrooms Drops $12M

KSAL StaffApril 29, 2014

A school funding plan enacted recently in Kansas is expected to provide $12 million less than previously thought for public school classrooms.

The State Department of Education is apologizing for what it says is confusion surrounding its estimates.

Republican legislators pushed the plan earlier this month, and GOP Gov. Sam Brownback signed it into law last week. Supporters said it provides an additional $73 million for Kansas classrooms.

The new total is $61 million.

Both figures include $25 million in aid during the next school year for equipment or capital improvement projects.

Supporters of the plan had relied on figures issued by the department on April 6. Those figures were revised April 17.

Brownback aides said they didn’t know about the revised estimates when he signed the bill.

Copyright © Rocking M Media, 2018. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Rocking M Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

COMMENTS

RELATED POSTS

Changes Coming For Kansas License Buyers

December 2, 2017 10:15 am

Proposed Kansas Tyson Plant Paused

November 21, 2017 6:19 am

STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Kids Writers Contest is U...
January 15, 2018Comments
Sandhill Crane Migration ...
January 15, 2018Comments
Rape Reported on WSU Camp...
January 15, 2018Comments
Snow Possible, Dangerous ...
January 14, 2018Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2018