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By John Hanna
AP Political Writer 

Kansas educators seek return to familiar school aid formula


December 23, 2016

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — While Republican Gov. Sam Brownback argues that Kansas should adopt a new approach to funding its public schools, educators want lawmakers to return to a familiar, per-student formula for distributing state dollars.

Brownback has told reporters in interviews this month that in designing a new funding formula the GOP-controlled Legislature should provide incentives for improving students' performance. He said his administration would offer some proposals, but he wasn't more specific.

Superintendents and local school board members told the governor's office in emails thi...

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