Education Spending in Kansas

This graph illustrates the decline in total state funding per student since 2009.Screen shot 2014-02-12 at 10.36.29 AM

This graph compares school funding in Kansas to the nation. Kansas has suffered the fourth deepest funding cuts in the nation. Thanks to the Southwest Plains Regional Service Center for this graph. Screen shot 2014-02-12 at 10.30.51 AM

"How can Gov. Sam Brownback say he increased school funding when school districts point to funding cuts? It’s because Brownback is counting money that school districts can’t spend on educating children." - Wichita Eagle Editorial Read the Editorial