ICYMI: Governor Kelly Fully Funds Education Four Years in a Row

“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.”

Kansas governor signs bill to fully fund K-12 education


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.