2014 Public Education FactBook

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This pocket-sized reference guide is loaded with facts on spending, aid, carryover cash, enrollment, employment and student achievement, at both the state and district level. All of it comes from official government sources.

Reinventing the Kansas K-12 School System

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What steps can Kansas take right now to increase student achievement. KPI Education Policy Fellow, Dr. John Merrifield, examines where Kansas students are and where they could go.

Volume IV: What do we want from education?

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Despite the unprecedented controversy, surprisingly little is understood about how much money schools actually receive, how that money is spent or even the basis upon which the court ruled in Montoy.

Volume II: Analysis of Montoy vs. State of Kansas

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Volume II of A Kansas Primer on Education Funding provides a detailed examination of the legal and political forces at play during the Montoy litigation. It also proves that the cost study relied upon by the courts was deliberately inflated by the authors, who admitted that they deviated from their own methodology and ignored efficiency.