• What the Espinoza decision means for school choice in Kansas

    What the Espinoza decision means for school choice in Kansas0

    The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue is hailed as a victory by school choice advocates. In short, the court held that public money can be used by students and families for education in a religious school. It struck down the doctrine held in what are known as Blaine Amendments

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  • Kelly’s order to delay school opening is unwarranted

    Kelly’s order to delay school opening is unwarranted0

    Governor Laura Kelly’s order to delay school opening until after Labor Day is simply unwarranted. Neither reason nor science supports such an overreach of authority. In making the ill-advised decision to delay reopening Kelly declared, “I can’t in good conscience open schools when cases in our state are at an all-time high and continuing to

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  • Kelly’s K-12 budget plan favors government over taxpayers

    Kelly’s K-12 budget plan favors government over taxpayers0

    When Governor Kelly signed the school funding bill in 2019, she knew it would create large budget deficits within two years.  One highly placed source asked her what she would do if the state ran short of money, and she replied, “Well if we can’t afford it, I’ll just tell the court we can’t afford

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