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 and reiterated this finding on June 25, 2018. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2019 for the creation of a constitutional funding system.

References:
Gannon v. State, 2018 Kan. LEXIS 349 (June 25, 2018)
Gannon v. State, 306 Kan. 1170, 402 P.3d 513 (2017)
Base Amount

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017 and reiterated this finding on June 25, 2018. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2019 for the creation of a constitutional funding system.

References:
Gannon v. State, 2018 Kan. LEXIS 349 (June 25, 2018)
Gannon v. State, 306 Kan. 1170, 402 P.3d 513 (2017)
Local Revenue
Expected Local Share

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017 and reiterated this finding on June 25, 2018. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2019 for the creation of a constitutional funding system.

References:
Gannon v. State, 2018 Kan. LEXIS 349 (June 25, 2018)
Gannon v. State, 306 Kan. 1170, 402 P.3d 513 (2017)
Property Tax Floors and Ceilings

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017 and reiterated this finding on June 25, 2018. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2019 for the creation of a constitutional funding system.

References:
Gannon v. State, 2018 Kan. LEXIS 349 (June 25, 2018)
Gannon v. State, 306 Kan. 1170, 402 P.3d 513 (2017)
Other Local Taxes for Education

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017 and reiterated this finding on June 25, 2018. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2019 for the creation of a constitutional funding system.

References:
Gannon v. State, 2018 Kan. LEXIS 349 (June 25, 2018)
Gannon v. State, 306 Kan. 1170, 402 P.3d 513 (2017)
District Characteristics
Grade Level

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017 and reiterated this finding on June 25, 2018. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2019 for the creation of a constitutional funding system.

References:
Gannon v. State, 2018 Kan. LEXIS 349 (June 25, 2018)
Gannon v. State, 306 Kan. 1170, 402 P.3d 513 (2017)
English-Language Learner

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017 and reiterated this finding on June 25, 2018. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2019 for the creation of a constitutional funding system.

References:
Gannon v. State, 2018 Kan. LEXIS 349 (June 25, 2018)
Gannon v. State, 306 Kan. 1170, 402 P.3d 513 (2017)
Poverty

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017 and reiterated this finding on June 25, 2018. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2019 for the creation of a constitutional funding system.

References:
Gannon v. State, 2018 Kan. LEXIS 349 (June 25, 2018)
Gannon v. State, 306 Kan. 1170, 402 P.3d 513 (2017)
Special Education

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017 and reiterated this finding on June 25, 2018. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2019 for the creation of a constitutional funding system.

References:
Gannon v. State, 2018 Kan. LEXIS 349 (June 25, 2018)
Gannon v. State, 306 Kan. 1170, 402 P.3d 513 (2017)
Gifted

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017 and reiterated this finding on June 25, 2018. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2019 for the creation of a constitutional funding system.

References:
Gannon v. State, 2018 Kan. LEXIS 349 (June 25, 2018)
Gannon v. State, 306 Kan. 1170, 402 P.3d 513 (2017)
Career and Technical Education

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017 and reiterated this finding on June 25, 2018. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2019 for the creation of a constitutional funding system.

References:
Gannon v. State, 2018 Kan. LEXIS 349 (June 25, 2018)
Gannon v. State, 306 Kan. 1170, 402 P.3d 513 (2017)
Sparsity and/or Small Size

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state’s education funding formula unconstitutional on October 2, 2017 and reiterated this finding on June 25, 2018. The Court has set a deadline of June 30, 2019 for the creation of a constitutional funding system.

References:
Gannon v. State, 2018 Kan. LEXIS 349 (June 25, 2018)
Gannon v. State, 306 Kan. 1170, 402 P.3d 513 (2017)