Sunday, September 19

Kansas school funding under block grants

This contradicts what we’ve been told by the school spending establishment:

“It’s true, Dennis said, that state funding levels under the block grants are ‘very similar’ to state funding a year ago, even when separating out the state funds dedicated to the teachers’ retirement system.”

“Dennis” is Dale Dennis, Kansas’ deputy commissioner of education, often said to be the only person in Kansas who understands the school finance formula.

For more, see the Kansas City Star article From big Olathe to tiny Ness City, Kansas schools struggle with new block grant funding.