• The Fiscal Effects of the Kansas Tax Credit for Low Income Students

    The Fiscal Effects of the Kansas Tax Credit for Low Income Students0

    The Fiscal Effects of the Kansas Tax Credit for Low Income Students Scholarship Program By Martin Lueken Legislators in the Sunflower State currently are debating a bill to create an education savings account (ESA) program for families of K-12 students.  Some policymakers have expressed concern about the potential fiscal impact of such a program. Fortunately,READ MORE
  • Educational opportunity opponents ignore students’ needs

    Educational opportunity opponents ignore students’ needs0

    Several Kansas state senators spoke at length this week in opposition to a better educational opportunity for students who are deemed academically or financially at-risk by school districts.  They raised (patently false) constitutional violations, said tax credits are loopholes to defund education (not true, but ironically hypocritical), and expressed grave concerns that the institution of

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  • A reminder that low-income students perform better in private schools

    A reminder that low-income students perform better in private schools0

    The eleventh annual National School Choice Week is a perfect time to serve as a reminder that private schools do a better job of getting low-income students college/career ready than public schools. As KPI has shown in previous years, a much higher percentage of students attending parochial schools in Kansas urban areas scored more college/career

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