Thank you to Kansas Representative Stephanie Clayton and State Representative Jan Kessinger for attending our January PTA meeting and updating us on what will be happening in Topeka this year. Our SMAC PTA Legislative Chair, Devin Wilson, also attended.
Kansas PTA's top priorities this year are
- oppose constitutional amendment to undermine school funding
- support keeping current school funding formula
- support increased funding to keep up with inflation.
Gov. Laura Kelly Inaugurated
Kansas’s new governor, Laura Kelly, was inaugurated in January. She has stated that she plans to prioritize a strong public education system and has already created a new Governor’s Council on Education by Executive Order. Her proposed budget includes $92 million for education.
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