Last week, University of Kansas Political Science Professor Patrick Miller floated the following idea on Twitter:
I’d love to see a KS newspaper offer all governor candidates space for a 500 word essay on their ideal policy solution to our school funding crisis. What legislation would you sign? Caveats: No empty platitudes. No self-promotion. No Brownback dissing. Just your policy vision.
We said, you know what, Patrick Miller? That’s a really great idea!
So we extended an invitation to the many, many candidates running for governor to share their plans for addressing Kansas’s K-12 funding situation. We asked them to “lay out specific ideas” and to keep it to 600 words.
And today we’re going to begin running the responses we’ve received. Look for more on Thursday and Friday.
We’ll start wi...Read More