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Governor Brownback sign school finance bill
TOPEKA, Kansas - Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a $129 million school funding measure aimed at satisfying a March 7 Kansas Supreme Court ruling.
Legislators finished work on the bill April 6 and will go back to a three-judge district court panel for review.
The measure increases spending by more than $129 million, funds separate programs at state colleges and universities and makes changes in education policy, including teacher employment rights.
Brownback's supporters have praised the measure for providing more money for education and property tax relief to school districts.