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Kansas: State House approves $44M in additional funding for SPED

Mar 30, 2018, Joplin (MO) Four States Homepage: Legislators approve funding increase for Southeast Kansas schools http://www.fourstateshomepage.com/news/legislators-approve-funding-increase-for-southeast-kansas-schools/1090164137 Meanwhile, the Kansas House K-12 education budget committee has approved legislation that would provide an increase in funding for Southeast Kansas schools. Kansas House Bill 2445 increases funding in several areas, including providing more than $44 million dollars in additional money for special education. The plan also calls for increases of seven and a half million dollars a year for special education through the 2022-2023 school year. The bill still needs approval of the House and Senate, before it could go to the governor's desk. …