Kansas board gives 'full support' to top school official
January 26, 2018
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' elected state school board joined the chorus of supporters Friday for a top education official who came under fire over questions about how some funding has been distributed to the state's schools.
The State Board of Education voted 9-1 to back longtime Deputy Education Commissioner Dale Dennis after dozens of supporters, including four former governors, rallied to his defense. The vote followed closed sessions with Dennis and his and attorneys to discuss a state audit that said a calculation used by Dennis and his staff for decades to allocate transportation f...