Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

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The Kansas Supreme Court issued a decision this morning that found Kansas lawmakers were funding Kansas public schools at unconstitutionally low levels. The Kansas Supreme Court decided Thursday to give the state until June 30 to enact an “equitable” school funding formula. If it doesn’t, the state’s public schools won’t open for the 2016-2017 school …

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If there is one thing you can say about our Kansas lawmakers – they aren’t lazy.  When they set their minds to something there is no stopping them.  We are barely into 2016 and they have locked in on their target – public education.   By locked in, I’m no talking in a warm, fuzzy …

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It’s the end of the year and before we pop the champagne and kiss the person next to us, lets take a look back at 2015. Oh Kansas – 2015 was one crazy legislative ride. It had more drama than a Kardashian Thanksgiving. From same-sex marriage to education funding there was a fight at every …

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Kansas Education Shocker, Not Shocker Alert! A school district in Kansas will be seeking emergency funding.  The kids have barely stepped off the yellow bus and assembled in their new classrooms for the 2015-2016 school year and already there are funding problems.   Kansas City Kansas Public Schools have announced that they are going to …

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