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Medicaid expansion discussion should be based on reality not promises of "free money" from Washington.


Patrick Parks talks about Medicaid expansion and Obamacare in Kansas
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Kansas residents who are already paying more for health insurance will also pay much more to fund an expansion of Medicaid. Patrick Parks, a fiscal policy analyst at the Kansas Policy Institute, talks about research KPI and other organizations have done in...
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Kansas' school finance system does little to serve our children. Instead it focuses on institutions. We need a student-focused, transparent formula that requires the efficient use of taxpayer money.


Legislature Considers Changes to School Funding Formula
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Dave Trabert, president of Kansas Policy Institute, talks about the state's K-12 school funding formula. The Kansas Legislature is considering block-grant funding schools for the next two years while they take a deliberative look at rewriting the formula....
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 15:10:07 +0000
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Kansas schools on track to receive $6 billion this year, setting a new funding record for the 4th consecutive year.

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Butler County spending comparison 2014.pdf
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2005-2014 Change by District
Butler school employment comparison.pdf
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2005-2014 Change by District
JoCo Spending 2005-14.pdf
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JoCo Enrollment Employment 2005-14-.pdf
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2005-2014 Change by District
Sedgwick 2014 spending handout.pdf
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Sedgwick 2014 employment comparison.pdf
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Shawnee County spending comparison 2014.pdf
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Shawnee school employment comparison.pdf
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2005-2014 Change by District
School District Employment Metrics - FY2014.xlsx
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Total teacher and non-teacher employment totals and per-student. Note: file opens in Excel.
Testimony SB 294 Education Finance Act of 2015.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the Senate Committee on Education regarding the Education Finance Act of 2015.
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