Republican Gov. Mary Fallin called for a special session to use a surplus in their budget to give teachers a raise but the state's teachers union doesn't trust her.
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July 29, 2016
July 15, 2016
Washington legislators decided this year to come up with a way to reform their school funding formula next year, a move that has angered the state's superintendent of public instruction.
July 11, 2016
The state's supreme court set a date to hear arguments for the second half of a school funding lawsuit, as lawmakers meet to craft a new funding formula.
June 23, 2016
Failure to fix what the state supreme court has ruled is an inequitable K-12 funding formula by June 30 would result in the court shutting off all state aid.
June 07, 2016
The state's supreme court has ruled that if the Kansas legislature doesn't provide more funding to poor districts, the court will block K-12 funds from being distributed.
February 01, 2016
Gov. Mary Fallin is proposing that the state raise cigarette and online sales taxes to provide teachers with a $3,000 pay raise next year, and that it consolidate school districts.
January 29, 2016
Thirty-two states have increased funding while only nine states decreased funding for preschool.
January 29, 2016
A state Senate proposal calls for a new funding formula by the end of 2018, while the governor and lawmakers in the House want a 2017 deadline.
January 28, 2016
Despite the economic recovery, districts spent 1.8 percent less per student in 2013 than they did the prior year.
January 08, 2016
A budget stalemate at the the state capitol has held up millions of dollars in education funding.