Funded: State Policy Analysis

A Detailed Look at Each State's Funding Policies

Below, see summaries of the state’s education funding policy in each issue area. Click the Expand icon next to any summary to see more detail, if available, about that state’s policy regarding that issue area. Click the Citation icon
next to any summary to see the sources of the information regarding that issue area.
Kansas
Funding Basics
Formula Type

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2018 for the creation of a new funding system.

References:
Kansas Legislative Research Department. Kansas Legislative Administrative Services. 2015 Summary of Legislation. Topeka, KS: Kansas Legislative Administrative Services, 2015.
Base Amount

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2018 for the creation of a new funding system.

References:
Kansas Legislative Research Department. Kansas Legislative Administrative Services. 2015 Summary of Legislation. Topeka, KS: Kansas Legislative Administrative Services, 2015.
Local Revenue
Expected Local Share

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2018 for the creation of a new funding system.

References:
Kansas Legislative Research Department. Kansas Legislative Administrative Services. 2015 Summary of Legislation. Topeka, KS: Kansas Legislative Administrative Services, 2015.
Property Tax Floors and Ceilings

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2018 for the creation of a new funding system.

Other Local Taxes for Education

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2018 for the creation of a new funding system.

District Characteristics
Grade Level

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2018 for the creation of a new funding system.

References:
Kansas Legislative Research Department. Kansas Legislative Administrative Services. 2015 Summary of Legislation. Topeka, KS: Kansas Legislative Administrative Services, 2015.
English-Language Learner

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2018 for the creation of a new funding system.

References:
Kansas Legislative Research Department. Kansas Legislative Administrative Services. 2015 Summary of Legislation. Topeka, KS: Kansas Legislative Administrative Services, 2015.
Poverty

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2018 for the creation of a new funding system.

Special Education

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2018 for the creation of a new funding system.

References:
Kan. Stat. Ann. § 72-998
Kansas Legislative Research Department. Legislative Administrative Services. Supplemental Note on Senate Bill No. 359. Topeka, KS: Kansas Legislative Research Department.
Murphy, Michael and Riley, Colleen. Special Education Reimbursement Guide: State Categorical Aid. Topeka, KS: Kansas State Department of Education, 2015.
Gifted

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2018 for the creation of a new funding system.

References:
Kansas Legislative Research Department. Kansas Legislative Administrative Services. 2015 Summary of Legislation. Topeka, KS: Kansas Legislative Administrative Services, 2015.
Career and Technical Education

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2018 for the creation of a new funding system.

References:
Kansas Legislative Research Department. Kansas Legislative Administrative Services. 2015 Summary of Legislation. Topeka, KS: Kansas Legislative Administrative Services, 2015.
Sparsity and/or Small Size

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2018 for the creation of a new funding system.

References:
Kansas Legislative Research Department. Kansas Legislative Administrative Services. 2015 Summary of Legislation. Topeka, KS: Kansas Legislative Administrative Services, 2015.
Kansas Legislative Research Department. Kansas Legislative Administrative Services. 2015 Summary of Legislation. Topeka, KS: Kansas Legislative Administrative Services, 2015.