Tag: Kansas and school choice

podcastED: SUFS president Doug Tuthill interviews Kansas state Rep. Kristey Williams on expanding education choice

On this episode, Tuthill talks to the chair of the Kansas House K-12 Education Budget Committee about the education choice landscape in her state. After attempting to create the Sunflower State’s first education savings account during the last legislative session, Kansas lawmakers settled for an expansion of the existing tax credit[Read More…]

Kansas school choice eligibility signed into law

Among education-related legislation signed into law by Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly is the expansion of a tax credit program for low-income student scholarships that will broaden eligibility to include those  who qualify for free or reduced-price meals. The program currently is open to low-income students eligible for free meals and[Read More…]

redefinED roundup: Parent trigger in Florida, charter schools in N.C., vouchers in Texas & more

Kansas: Lawmakers are pushing for two new bills, which include recommendations from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools, to bring the school choice movement to a  state with only 15 charter schools (The Topeka Capital-Journal). Georgia: Proposed legislation looks to cap the state’s private-school tax credit program and limit it to students[Read More…]