October 17, 2013

Kansas Supreme Court Hears Major Adequacy Appeal

The power of the courts to order a legislature to comply with specific court orders requiring significant funding increases was the major issue raised in oral […]
March 15, 2013

Kansas Supreme Court Orders Mediation in School Funding Lawsuit

Acting on a request by Governor Sam Brownback, the Kansas Supreme Court ordered the parties to attempt to mediate the issues involved in the school funding […]
January 17, 2013

Kansas Court Holds School Funding Cuts Unconstitutional

In a strongly-worded 250-page decision, a three-judge district court panel in Kansas held that the extensive series of reductions in state aid that the legislature had […]
November 26, 2012

Kansas Court Revives Lawsuit Challenging Local Education Funding Cap

On October 18, a Kansas Court of Appeals overturned a lower court’s dismissal of Petrella v. State, a lawsuit that challenges the state’s cap on the […]