Education

2019 Legislature in Review

The Kansas Catholic Conference 2019 Legislative Review If the 2019 Kansas Legislative “Veto Session” ended at 3:08 a.m. on Sunday, May 5, our next round of work at the Kansas Catholic Conference began at 3:09 a.m.! This may be a bit of an exaggeration, but not by much.  The point is that our work never …

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Kansas House to Debate School Choice Legislation

March 24, 2013 On Monday, March 25, the Kansas House of Representatives will debate legislation that would give children from low-income families and children with special needs the opportunity to attend private schools they would otherwise not be able to afford. SB 22 would establish the corporate education tax credit scholarship program.  Corporate donors would …

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Virginia Walden-Ford to Appear at Wichita and KC School Choice Events July 30

July 20, 2012 Virginia Walden-Ford, who was one of a group of about 130 black students chosen to desegregate Little Rock’s high schools in the 1960s, will speak at two school choice forums in Kansas on July 30.  The events are hosted by the Kansas Policy Institute. Wichita – 30 July 8:00 a.m. breakfast and …

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School Choice Bill Defeated in Kansas House

March 27, 2012 The Kansas House of Representatives voted 55-66 against legislation that would establish a school choice program in Kansas geared towards low-income families. Under the bill, individuals and corporations would be able to receive a tax credit for making donations to nonprofit scholarship organizations.  The nonprofit scholarship organizations in turn would use the …

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