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  • In this April 3, 2014 photo, Deputy Kansas Education Commissioner Dale Dennis watches a state House committee debate over a school funding plan at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Dennis has been the state's leading expert for decades on the state's formulas for distributing its aid. A school funding plan recently enacted in Kansas is projected to provide $12 million less than previously thought for public school classrooms, and the top State Department of Education official publicly apologized Tuesday for "confusion" surrounding its estimates. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

    Kansas classroom aid estimate drops by $12 million

    A school funding plan recently enacted in Kansas is projected to provide $12 million less than previously thought for public school classrooms, and a top State Department of Education official publicly apologized Tuesday for "confusion" surrounding its estimates.


  • Kansas State Board of Education Chairwoman Jana Shaver, left, an Independence Republican, praises Education Commissioner Diane DeBacker, right, during a board meeting, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. DeBacker is stepping down to become an adviser to the top education official in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

    Kansas education chief taking job in Middle East

    Kansas Education Commissioner Diane DeBacker said Wednesday she is resigning next month to become an adviser to the chief education official in a major Middle Eastern city.


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