Kansas Supreme Court to hand down school finance decision

Friday, March 7, 2014

The Kansas Supreme Court said it will rule Friday on a landmark school funding case that could force lawmakers to spend $600 million more annually on education.

Awaited at the Capitol for weeks, the decision could upend an ongoing legislative session that just reached its halfway point.

The court will rule on a lawsuit saying the Legislature abandoned its constitutional obligation to suitably fund elementary and secondary schools in Kansas.

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