The most recent national school funding comparison from the U.S. Census shows Kansas school districts have the 10th highest debt per-student in the nation, at $10,039.  That’s a 53 percent increase over the last ten years.  Total indebtedness hit $5 billion, which was a 62 percent increase.

Further discussion of this issue, including regional comparisons of cash reserves and total spending, can be found here.

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