“Education Governor” Laura Kelly Fully Funds Schools After Brownback’s devastating cuts.
KEY QUOTE: “Providing schools with the funding and resources they need will create lifelong learners, which are the foundation of our state’s strong workforce and future economic growth.”
May 16, 2022
- Gov. Laura Kelly signed House Bill 2567 on Monday, which fully funds K-12 education for the fourth consecutive year and guarantees funding through the 2024 fiscal year.
- In addition to fully funding education in Kansas, HB 2567 enacts the Governor’s Budget Recommendations for the Department of Education and the Kansas Children’s Cabinet and Trust Fund.
- HB 2567 enables school districts with many military students to keep federal funding. It also improves how students at Kansas community and technical colleges receive financial aid.