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Is History Repeating Itself In School Funding Debate?

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Lawmakers and Governor Jeff Colyer have written another chapter in the story of this ongoing debate by authorizing a $500 million increase in school funding over the next five years. But will that be enough to end the litigation? If not, are we headed for another showdown like the one that rocked the Statehouse in 2005?  

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Jim McLean is managing director of the Kansas News Service, a collaboration of KCUR, Kansas Public Radio, KMUW and High Plains Public Radio covering health, education and politics. You can reach him on Twitter @jmcleanks.

Music used in this episode: Warming Evening by Nameless Dancers; Sad Marimba by Lee Rosevere; Cat's Eye, Cicle Vascule, Felt Lining, Manele, Tiny Putty, Are We Loose Yet by Blue Dot Sessions

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Jim McLean is a political correspondent for the Kansas News Service, a collaboration based at KCUR with other public media stations across Kansas. You can email him at jim@kcur.org.