Kansas lawmakers advance plan to avert school closings

House and Senate committees approved separate but identical bills to boost state aid to poor school districts by $38 million in 2016-17.

Kansas lawmakers convening special session on school funding

About 150 parents, teachers and other advocates rallied outside the Statehouse for lawmakers to find a quick fix.

Kansas Republicans unveil school funding plan

Republican legislators have unveiled the details of their $38 million plan for helping poor school districts and satisfying a recent state S…