The Kansas Supreme Court will decide if the state must allocate millions of dollars more to education, a move that Gov. Sam Brownback says could mean “major tax increases.” The court heard oral arguments last week.

Kansas has passed school funding legislation mandated by the state Supreme Court, which had issued a deadline for the state to equalize funding between school districts by the end of the month. The education plan will shift $38 million to poorer districts.

A funding plan has been introduced in Kansas that would allow the state to avoid a shutdown of public schools. Committees in both the House and Senate have approved identical bills that would provide $38 million in aid to poor school districts in 2016-17, redistributing money from wealthier …

The Kansas Supreme Court will decide if the state must allocate millions of dollars more to education, a move that Gov. Sam Brownback says could mean “major tax increases.” The court heard oral arguments last week.

Kansas has passed school funding legislation mandated by the state Supreme Court, which had issued a deadline for the state to equalize funding between school districts by the end of the month. The education plan will shift $38 million to poorer districts.

A funding plan has been introduced in Kansas that would allow the state to avoid a shutdown of public schools. Committees in both the House and Senate have approved identical bills that would provide $38 million in aid to poor school districts in 2016-17, redistributing money from wealthier …