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Kansas Senate passes school finance bill
stripping funding for Common Core standards

Wichita Eagle [KS], by Bryan Lowry

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Posted By:wildcat1, 4/4/2014 9:42:27 AM

TOPEKA — The Senate voted to halt state spending on Common Core on Thursday night, during debate over a court-ordered fix for funding inequities between school districts. It went on to pass a school finance bill that provides more money for local option budgets if voters approve and removes administrative due process for public school teachers. Senators gave the bill final passage 23-17 a little after 1:30 a.m. Friday. The House will consider its own school finance bill Friday after its budget committee restored cuts to virtual schools, transportation and at-risk funds late Thursday. Sen. Forrest Knox, R-Altoona, introduced an amendment early in the

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Of course the leftists/liberals/dimocrats are screeching to high heaven, but common sense persons can see what a disaster Common Core is. Feel free to post after the article!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mamafrog, 4/4/2014 9:57:19 AM     (No. 9797400)

Common Core has become confused with the overtesting of our children. We really do need some common sense in American Education.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: CGP, 4/4/2014 9:58:18 AM     (No. 9797404)

Good. Another state wakes up and realizes what a boondoggle this is.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: saryden, 4/4/2014 10:55:39 AM     (No. 9797502)

Common Core = Obama Core. It is a Hitler-Youth-like attempt on indoctrination of America´s elementary school children. Shame on all greedy/unaware state governors who were bought by Arne Duncan & Barack Ozero to accept it. Who stands to gain? Computer and test and textbook companies who flog the high-priced products. Google and read if you do not know about this monster program.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: curious1, 4/4/2014 1:11:08 PM     (No. 9797682)

It´s a start / first step...good work Kansas!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 4/4/2014 7:00:53 PM     (No. 9798135)

A few years back some pusillanimous Lefty pussy came out with a book called "What´s Wrong with Kansas?" Now we see what´s "wrong" with Kansas: Her citizens think for themselves, refuse to be bullied by pusillanimous Lefties and stand up against fraud, waste, abuse, lying - in short, corruption. That´s all Common Core is, is corruption.

Good on you, Kansas. May other states line up behind you on this.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Penney, 4/4/2014 7:34:24 PM     (No. 9798154)

BRAVO!!!

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