Deputy Kansas Education Commissioner Dale Dennis watches the House Appropriations Committee's debate over a plan to increase aid to poor school districts, Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the Statehouse in... more 
Deputy Kansas Education Commissioner Dale Dennis watches the House Appropriations Committee's debate over a plan to increase aid to poor school districts, Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Dennis has been the state's leading expert for decades on the state's formulas for distributing its aid. (AP Photo/John Hanna) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By John Hanna
Fri, Apr 4, 2014 4:27 AM EDT