TOPEKA– “These lawsuits over funding for Kansas schools have been ongoing for at least 45 years. This problem spans nine Governorships and has persisted through both Democrat and Republican administrations. Unfortunately, these legal challenges have not resulted in the progress Kansans expect for our kids in the classroom.

“This is a complex issue. Success should be measured in outcomes for our students. In the weeks ahead, I will be listening to educators, parents, experts and business leaders, and engaging with the legislature as we work to address the Gannon ruling.”